ORANGE COUNTY, Texas — The Orange County Sheriff's Department has released the names of the two men and woman from Dallas who are facing felony charges after detectives found a pound of marijuana and two handguns in their car.
Detectives with the Orange County Sheriff's Office and Vidor Police Department stopped a car on I-10 Eastbound at Highway 90 for a traffic violation around 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, according to a police report.
When the detectives started talking to the driver and passenger, officers smelled a strong marijuana smell coming from the car, according to the sheriff’s department.
Detectives then began searching the car. Officials found 1.34 pounds of hydroponic marijuana and two semi-automatic handguns.
Two men and a woman were arrested for felony possession of marijuana and unlawful carrying of weapons, according to the police report.
19-year-old Davyeon Batiste and 23-year-old Wayland Jackson were the two men who were arrested. A 22-year-old woman named Braw-Jaena Law was also arrested.
All three are facing two felony charge for possessing marijuana with a $10,000 bond and unlawfully carrying a weapon with a $2,500 bond.
Jackson is looking at an additional charge for felony assault of family with a $15,000 bond. Batiste is facing an additional charge of possession of marijuana with a $1,500 bond.
Law's total bond amount is set at $12,500. Jackson's total bond amount is $27,500 and Batiste's is set at $14,000, according to police records.
This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.
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