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Houston man arrested for possession


CORRIGAN -- After a routine traffi c stop on the evening of June 7, the Corrigan Police Department arrested Calvin Edwards and charged him with possession of marijuana. Corrigan Police Offi cer James Hight made the arrest. Offi cer Derrick Phillips with Hallsville Police Department was working in conjunction with Corrigan Police Department in a drug interdiction task force. Offi cer Phillips initiated the traffi c stop and noticed the driver, Edwards,.39, of Houston and his passenger were acting nervous. Phillips summoned Offi cer Norm Gardner from Shreveport, LA and Canine Offi cer, Dingo. Dingo alerted the offi cers of contraband. The offi cers found marijuana in Edwards' possession. Additionally, offi cers found a bottle of whiskey. Corrigan Police Offi cer Hight placed Edwards under arrest and Edwards' passenger was issued a citation and was released. Edwards was transported to the Polk County Sheriff's Department.


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