Suspects call police, inadvertently incriminate themselves
VICTORIA, Texas — Two Woodsboro men are in custody after calling 911 to report an incident, only to find themselves arrested and charged with drug possession.
Victoria Police say 21-year-old William Haag and 18-year-old Braxton Manson called to report an incident at a business across from Dairy Treet Sunday night.
While speaking to Haag and Manson, officers discovered that the men hid beer next to a dumpster near the location.
Officer left the scene and staked out nearby, when Haag picked up the beer and a plastic bag near the dumpster, before leaving the scene with Manson.
The suspects were pulled over shortly afterwards and asked by officers if they could do a search.
While walking Manson to their patrol car, officers realized Manson was leaving a trail of pills from his seat to the patrol car, before attempting to hide the bag underneath the car.
Manson and Haag were subsequently arrested.
A search of the vehicle revealed a bag of narcotics, a substantial amount of cash believed to be from drug deals and a small amount of marijuana.
Both men have been charged with Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Marijuana.
Manson has additionally been charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence with Intent to Impair.
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