DPS Traffic Stop in Leads to Drug Seizure


Last Updated on March 14, 2022 – 4:09 PM CDT

CARSON COUNTY TX – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) seized more than four pounds of suspected methamphetamine and 13 pounds of suspected marijuana this morning after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County.

At approximately 8:50 a.m., a DPS Trooper stopped a 2022 Acura TLX traveling east on I-40 near Conway for a traffic violation. The Trooper then discovered four plastic-wrapped packages of methamphetamine and multiple plastic bags containing marijuana in the trunk area.

DPS announced in a press release that the driver, Damian Bell, 24, of Cedar Hill, Texas, and passengers – Denna Allmaras, 24, of Leeds, North Dakota, and Demarcus Sumlin, 22, of Memphis, Tennessee, were arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and felony possession of marijuana. All were transported and booked into the Carson County Jail.

The drugs were reportedly being transported from Los Angeles, California to Memphis, Tennessee.