Two arrested for drug possession in Henderson County hotel raid

Two arrested for drug possession in Henderson County hotel raid
Phillip Stewart. (Source: Henderson County Jail)
Christi Session. (Source: Henderson County Jail)
Christi Session. (Source: Henderson County Jail)

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Two people were arrested on drug charges during a hotel raid in Henderson County Monday.

According to Sheriff Botie Hillhouse, Phillip Stewart, 39, of Chandler was arrested at the Lake Palestine Motor Inn in Coffee City after investigators found a substantial amount of methamphetamine on him.

Hillhouse said the probable cause search warrant also netted several hypodermic needles that contained meth.

Stewart was charged with felony manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance.

Hillhouse said that during the arrest investigators learned that Stewart was due in court Tuesday, to begin a six-year sentence for previous drug dealing and illegal possession of a firearm.

Christi Session, 32, of Chandler was also arrested at the hotel and charged with possession of methamphetamine.

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