Man Arrested for DWI and Drugs


TEXARKANA, TEXAS – The Texarkana Police Department arrested Timothy Brooks, 37, of Texarkana, Arkansas for Driving While Intoxicated (three or more prior convictions) and Possession of Controlled Substance (greater than 400 grams).

Brooks was stopped by officers at approximately 12:45 a.m. today in the 200 block of Connella Street. After determining that he was intoxicated, Brooks was arrested for DWI without incident. Officers then found a plastic gallon jug labeled as “Sno Ball” syrup sitting in the front passenger seat of Brooks’ vehicle that contained more than 56 ounces of codeine syrup. Officers also found evidence that Brooks had been drinking the codeine from a cup just before being stopped.

Brooks was transported to the Bi-State Jail. His bond was set this morning at $15,000 for the felony DWI charge and $50,000 for Possession of Controlled Substance. He remains in custody as of this release.

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