Man arrested during traffic stop for meth, handgun in Henderson County

Man arrested during traffic stop for meth, handgun in Henderson County

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A Texas man was arrested during a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon for possession of methamphetamine and a handgun.

According to Henderson County sheriff Botie Hillhouse, 57-year-old Durrell Lee Hopkins was stopped after a traffic violation along CR 4712 and FM 804.

Hillhouse said a sheriff's deputy conducted a search on Hopkins and discovered the illegal drug, along with a .45 caliber handgun.

Hopkins was booked into the county jail and could face up to two years in the Texas Department of Corrections and a $10,000 fine.

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