Recently, law enforcement in Denton arrested a woman on drug charges after law enforcement smelled marijuana coming from the woman’s parked motor vehicle. During a routine patrol, law enforcement approached two individuals who were located inside the vehicle in question. As law enforcement approached the vehicle, one of the individuals attempted to exit the vehicle and walk away from the location. Law enforcement proceeded to search the motor vehicle and found some marijuana, an anti-anxiety pill, and synthetic marijuana. Law enforcement released one of the individuals but charged the other with possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.
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