JCSO makes drug bust during stop

  • Methamphetamine, Xanax and THC were found during a stop.
    Methamphetamine, Xanax and THC were found during a stop.
  • Truax
    Truax
  • Wright
    Wright
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March 20, at about 11:30 p.m., the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Task Force, while conducting an investigation on a subject who was supplying a large amount of various narcotics to the Southeast Texas area, stopped the subject on a speeding violation in the 250000 block of Highway 73. 

The subject, identified as 34-year-old Timothy Craig Truax of Beaumont, gave deputies consent to search his vehicle. During the search, deputies located 1,491.1 grams of methamphetamine, 188 grams of Xanax and 38.8 grams of THC. The drugs were seized and Truax was arrested. 

A female passenger, 18-year-old Kassiddi Wright of Nederland, was also arrested.

Truax and Wright were transported to the Jefferson County Correctional Facility where they were booked in for multiple counts of possession of controlled substance charges.