Driver Arrested on Highway 59
CLEVELAND, October 8, 2013 - On Friday, October 4, 2013 a Liberty County Sheriff’s Department Deputy observed a vehicle traveling over the speed limit on Highway 59 near Cleveland, TX and paced the vehicle.
The vehicle was traveling 71 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone and the Deputy initiated a traffic stop.
The Deputy smelled brunt marijuana and detained the driver. In a subsequent search of the vehicle the Deputy found 1.1 grams of what is thought to be methamphetamine.
Ridder was taken into custody, charged with possession of a controlled substance and transported to the Liberty County Jail.