Just after 12:35 p.m. Saturday, a DPS trooper stopped a 2004 Honda Civic traveling eastbound on Interstate 40, near Conway in Carson County.
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A few weeks ago, the new Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Lubbock office opened in the Lubbock Business Park. The DPS office complex includes the Lubbock Driver License Office.
The new Driver License Office features new improvements and technology focused on customer service
Twenty-one year-old Clayton Lee Fought is charged with attempted capital murder, aggravated sexual assault, and aggravated kidnapping in the brief disappearance of an 11-year-old girl.
According to DPS, 61-year-old Mark Allan Reagan of Hale Center was driving north in a 1994 Mercury sedan when he lost control and went into the center median. He was not wearing a seat belt.
Sixty-six year-old Jack Derwin Clemmer failed to stop at a stop sign at Farm-to-Market Road 179 and hit an embankment. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
Twenty-eight year-old Alexander Gerald Wilkerson failed to negotiate a curve, lost control of the truck, and crossed the center median into the southbound traffic lanes, where he was hit head-on by another semi.
The driver’s license office will be closed on Friday, December 6th, and they plan to have the office open at the new building at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 9th.
Five others have been arrested in traffic stops in the Panhandle for the possession of sizable amounts of illegal drugs over the past two months.
The trooper discovered four bundles of methamphetamine in the spare tire, resulting in the seizure of more than five pounds worth of the illegal drug, with a street value of more than $180,000.
The narcotics were found in 101 vacuum-sealed bundles in the trunk of the 2013 Ford Fusion on Tuesday in Carson County.