Police Find Chili Cheese-Covered Crack Cocaine, Marijuana during Traffic Stop

Apr 28, 2017   10:35 AM

A 27-year-old San Angelo man was arrested on multiple charges yesterday afternoon after Police discovered crack cocaine and marijuana concealed in his fast food.

At approximately 2:00 p.m., Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the driver of a white 2001 Lincoln Town Car near S. Koenigheim and W. Concho Avenue.; however, the driver failed to stop and continued on for several blocks, committing numerous traffic violations before pulling over into the parking lot of the Walgreens located at 12 N. Abe Street.

Once in the parking lot, Officers ordered the driver out of the vehicle and he was taken into custody without further incident.

Officers detected a very strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and the driver, later identified as Damon Demetrice Thompson, had chili smeared on his T-shirt. 

During a search of the vehicle and inspection of Thompson’s freshly purchased fast food, Officers discovered a bag of chili and cheese-coated suspected crack cocaine along with a bag of marijuana hidden amongst Thompson’s Wienerschnitzel chili cheese fries.  Police also located and seized drug paraphernalia associated with the trafficking of illegal narcotics. 

Thompson was transported to the Tom Green County Jail and charged with First Degree Felony Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance PG1 4G-<200G, Possession of Marijuana <2OZ, Fleeing Police Officer, and No Safety Belt.   

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