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Drugs Netted In Longview Hit And Run

       A hit-and-run traffic accident in Longview results in one man being accused of having a "drug store" of narcotics. Officers stopped the vehicle driven by "Billy Joe Jackson, Junior" of Kilgore. Jackson admitted he was involved in the accident on Ethel Street, but gave a false name and date of birth to officers. He was arrested and charged with failure to identify himself.

     "Longview officers say they later found a black nylon bag behind the driver's seat with about 9 pounds of marijuana, over 200 grams of suspected powder- cocaine and crack cocaine, over 74 grams of "ice" methamphetamine, and over 89 grams of ecstasy. Jackson is in the Gregg County Jail, booked on several charges of drug possession.

Bob Hallmark, reporting. bhallmark@kltv.com


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