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Two Arrested in Magnolia after Traffic Stop

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On May 18, 2020 Deputies with the Montgomery County Precinct 5 Constables Department arrested two people in Magnolia, Texas in a traffic stop involving drugs, stolen guns and $10,000 in cash.

While conducting area patrols at night, Deputies made a traffic stop on a white sport utility vehicle on FM 1488 in Magnolia, Texas. The driver of the vehicle was Crystal Stringer, a 37 year old female from Longview, Texas and the passenger was Anthony Harber, a 31 year old male from Longview, Texas. The SUV was stopped and after a probable cause vehicle search multiple narcotics, guns and money were found in the vehicle. Deputies found 8.25 grams of methamphetamine, 2 loaded syringes containing methamphetamine, 5.64 grams of marijuana, 3 loaded handguns (2 handguns were reported stolen), 3 prescription pills and about $10,000.00 cash were found in the vehicle. Crystal and Anthony were coming from Longview, Texas and were suspected to be headed to purchase a large amount of methamphetamine. Anthony also had an outstanding warrant from Pardon and Parole for his arrest. Crystal and Anthony were taken to the Montgomery County Jail and released to jail staff.

Anthony was arrested and charged with Possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance penalty group 1 a first degree felony, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon a third degree felony and for his warrant from Pardon and Parole. Crystal was arrested for Possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance penalty group 1 a first degree felony and for 3 counts of unlawfully carrying a weapon a class A misdemeanor.

Constable Chris Jones commented, “The Precinct 5 Constable’s Department will continue to work around the clock to deter narcotics trafficking in our County. We accept this responsibility and take this job seriously. It is our goal to make narcotics distribution in our area as hard as possible on those trying to poison our citizens. With your help we will be successful in our efforts to slow the movement of drugs in Montgomery County.”

If you are aware of any illegal activity please contact the Precinct 5 Constables Office at 281-259-6493 or visit CONSTABLE5.ORG to provide an anonymous tip.

Source: Chief Chad Walling, Montgomery County Precinct 5 Constables Department