College Station Man Arrested For Drugs, DWI, and Prohibited WeaponFeatured Stories, News Thursday, March 21st, 2013
A College Station man was arrested late last night for driving while intoxicated, drug possession, unlawful carrying of weapon, and possession of a prohibited weapon.
College Station Patrol Sergeant Roy Shelton says several people reported a man walking in the street with a rifle on McFarland Drive in the Southern Trace area, and that resulted in police locating 34-year-old Traynham Davenport.
Shelton says Davenport fled in a car, and once he was stopped several miles away, they found pills and marijuana, firearms, and a butterfly knife.
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Additional information, courtesy of College Station Police Department:
On 03/20/13, at about 2300 hours, officers with the College Station Police Department responded to the 4100 block of McFarland Drive.
Several people reported seeing a male, possibly carrying a rifle, walking in the roadway. Prior to the officer’s arrival the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle.
Investigating officers were given a description of the suspect vehicle and were able to locate the vehicle several miles from the scene.
Through further investigation, the driver/suspect was found to be intoxicated while operating a motor vehicle.
Inside the vehicle officers found multiple firearms, a prohibited weapon, and several controlled substances.
The driver was subsequently arrested.
The original call that the officers responded to is under investigation, case number 13-003139.
The suspect in this case was identified as:
Traynham Harper Davenport
W/M 34 years old
College Station, TX resident
Davenport was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance X3.
He was also charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon and Possession of Marijuana.
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