2 men arrested in Kilgore for drugs, stolen property following traffic stop

Kilgore Police Department:

KILGORE (KYTX) - A traffic stop in Kilgore results in two arrested for drugs and stolen property charges.

On Wednesday, Kilgore Police Officer Josh Sims and Sgt Terry Linder conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle due to a traffic offense. During the stop police located 2.5 grams of methamphetamine, a digital scale and numerous small plastic baggies.

Police also discovered a forged check, stolen checkbook, stolen debit card and stolen jewelry. The two occupants of the vehicle were both arrested.

Bobby Lee Hampton, 38-year-old of Hallsville, was charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Credit Card Abuse, Theft, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Fail to Identity and Stealing/Receiving Stolen Checks.

Dale Schelling, 26-year-old of Longview, was charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Forgery, Credit Card Abuse and Stealing/Receiving Stolen Checks.

Both were booked into the Kilgore City Jail.


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