Vidor man arrested in Jefferson County

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County Sheriff’s Office

Brian Roy, age 30, of Vidor was stopped for speeding on I-10 west of Beaumont last Saturday. Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies found 467 grams of crystal meth, a quantity of cocaine, and two other types of illegal narcotic pills in a mini-safe hidden in the floorboard of his car.

Thirty year-old Bryan Roy of Vidor was arrested outside of Beaumont on four counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and an outstanding Louisiana felony theft of a motor vehicle warrant last Saturday.

According to Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy and Public Information Officer Crystal Holmes, Roy was arrested on I-10 near Smith Road on Saturday, February 2 at about 3:50 p.m. during a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy’s traffic stop for speeding. A wants and warrants check on Roy revealed that he was wanted for arrest in Louisiana on an outstanding felony warrant. Roy was taken into custody.

When asked by deputies for permission to search his vehicle, Mr. Roy refused to give his consent. Deputies brought in the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, canine officer Mygo, to the scene of the traffic stop to conduct a freeair search of the air surrounding the stopped Chevy Malibu that Roy was driving. Without entering the car or touching it in any way, Mygo gave deputies a positive alert to the odor of narcotics in the air around the vehicle.



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