2 arrests & 30,000 Ecstasy tablets follow I-10 traffic stop

Published 12:01 am Thursday, August 5, 2021

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At 10:24 a.m. Wednesday, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop on Interstate-10 eastbound near Highway 365.

Jonathan McHenry

Upon approaching the vehicle and speaking with the driver and passenger, deputies immediately smelled a strong odor of marijuana. A probable cause search was conducted on the vehicle.

Tishiqua Morris

Deputies located a large gray shopping bag in the suspect vehicle, which contained five vacuum sealed bags that held approximately 30,000 tablets of MDMA commonly known as Ecstasy or Molly.

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The suspects were placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance.

The male driver was identified as 29-year-old Jonathan McHenry of Houston.

The female passenger was identified as 29-year-old Tishiqua Morris of Houston.

The suspect vehicle was towed from the scene.