Four arrested in pair of Shelby County traffic stops Tuesday

Drug paraphernalia, cash seized in conjunction with arrests

Items found Tuesday evening in a pair of traffic stops that led to the arrest of four, included items (left) on Troy Anderson during his arrest; (right) Items found in the vehicle carrying Jason Briey and Brandon Barrow.

A pair of traffic stops Tuesday evening resulted in the arrest of four men on a variety of charges, according to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

At approximately 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Sergeant Josh Tipton stopped a suspicious vehicle on County Road 1453 off Highway 87 N in Center.

Verbal consent to search the vehicle was given by the driver, Jason Briley, 23, of Douglass. Tipton located products associated with manufacturing/delivery of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.

Briley and passenger, Brandon Barrow, 19, of Douglass, were taken into custody and transported to the Shelby County Jail.

Later on that evening, SCSO Deputies and DPS Officers stopped a vehicle carrying an individual with outstanding Shelby County warrants. David Lewis, 38, of Timpson, was taken into custody for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (F-2) W#10905 and Criminal Mischief (M-A).

A passenger in Lewis’ vehicle, Troy Lyles Anderson, 40, of Tyler, was found to be in possession of a controlled substance. Anderson also had $1,490 in his possession.

Officers said this money is believed to be derived from illegal narcotics transactions and seizure paperwork will be filed. Anderson was taken into custody and transported to the Shelby County Jail.

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