Police in Texas have reported that one of the suspects taken into custody on drug charges during the early morning hours of April 24 is a former Moore County high school principal. The 51-year-old man has been charged with possessing more than four ounces but less than 5 pounds of marijuana. A 44-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman were also taken into custody on drug manufacturing, possession and delivery charges. Reports indicate that all of the individuals taken into custody were booked and processed at the Potter County Detention Center.
If you drive northeast of Houston for a full night and a full day - 24 hours straight - you will find yourself in Toledo, Ohio. The city sits at the western end of Lake Erie - a nice enough spot, but probably not high on the vacation destination list for most of us in this corner of Texas.
The support for legalized marijuana is more widespread than ever, but marijuana remains illegal in Texas except for some medicinal purposes. One reason for its continued ban is to protect Texas roadways from the hazards drugged driving. Drugged driving may be less widely discussed than drunk driving, but it can be just as dangerous.