Cocaine found in Longview man's underwear during booking

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 - 12:48pm

Longview, TX — Gregg County jailers found crack cocaine tucked into a Longview man's underwear Tuesday morning as he was being booked into the jail.

24-year-old Quintus Dewayne Shaw was arrested after midnight Tuesday near the intersection of Nelson and Green streets after a routine traffic stop for having a headlight out.

During the traffic stop, officers found that Shaw had an outstanding warrant from Harrison County for possession of a controlled substance.

According to arrest reports, jailers found three crack cocaine rocks, weighing about 1.8 grams, in a small plastic bag inside Shaw's underwear.

Shaw remained jailed Tuesday afternoon on bonds totaling $30,000. He is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

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