Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden reports the following for Dec. 8 through Dec. 15:
Pct. 4 Deputies served 33 civil papers throughout East Montgomery County. There were 36 evections served. Captain Moody served 1 writ and is in the process of serving 10 more. Montgomery County Pct. 4 Constable’s office made several arrests, clearing 13 JP 4 warrants. Deputies also arrested 1 person for an outstanding Montgomery County misdemeanor warrant, and 1 person for an outstanding felony warrant.
No Driver’s License, No Insurance, No Way!
12 vehicles were towed in East Montgomery County for no DL and no insurance and 25 citations were issued to the drivers for traffic violations. 4 other vehicles were towed after the driver’s were arrested during a traffic stop.
Neighborhood Narcotics Enforcement
On Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. Investigator Clendennen and Sergeant Warwick conducted a narcotics investigation on Sandy Ln. in Porter after receiving a tip regarding a working meth lab. Deputies met with the property owner who said she had let a friend rent out a small building on the property. The friend, 39 year old John Ransom from Montgomery was walking out of the building as deputies arrived. He was questioned and further investigation revealed a meth lab inside the 10 foot by 10 foot rented building. A Narcotics team from Texas DPS was called to the scene to handle the dangerous chemicals. John was arrested and charged with first degree felony possession of a controlled substance, and a second felony charge for possession of the chemicals used to make methamphetamine. Ransom received a higher charge since it was in a drug free school zone (NCISD).
DWI with a child on board.
On Dec. 10 at 8 p.m., Deputy Rivera (M.A.P. unit) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 59 in the Kingwood area after MCSO Dispatch received several calls from other drivers about a possible drunk driver on the highway. Deputy Rivera located the suspected drunk driver and was able to get the car stopped. The driver appeared to be highly intoxicated. Keith Miller, 43 of Houston failed several roadside field sobriety tests. There was a child in the same vehicle that was younger than 15 years old. Miller was arrested and transported to the Kingwood Hospital for a mandatory blood draw, to test the amount of alcohol in his body. The juvenile was released to a family member. Miller was transported to the East Montgomery County Jail and charged with Felony DWI, his bond was set at $10,000
Contempt of Court
Deputy Smith arrested three East Montgomery County students after they were found to be in contempt in the court of Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts. The judge gave everyone a choice about being absent from school, and some still choose to spent a few nights in jail. All three were over the age of 17, and were transported to the East Montgomery County Jail.