On September 1, 2022, Eastland Police Corporal Samuel Joiner conducted an investigation at the Maverick Travel Center of an individual identified as David Turcios, 30 years of age. Corporal Joiner later requested EPD K-9 Officer Katie Thompson to respond to his location and conduct an open-air search of Turcios’ vehicle. Officer Thompson’s K-9, Buck, alerted to the vehicle. A search was subsequently conducted and approximately nine (9) ounces of suspected marihuana was seized along with 29 suspected fentanyl pills. Turcios was charged with Possession of Marihuana and Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance, Penalty Group 1. The Eastland Police Department would like to thank Eastland County Sheriff’s Deputy Larry Watson and Troopers Adam Constancio and Jose Astello for their assistance in this investigation.
~from the Eastland Police Department