Littlefield Police said the driver of a truck with 38 cattle was arrested Tuesday. Police said Misael Flores, 21, was charged with DWI and possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop.
Police said, “Department received report of a fully loaded cattle truck traveling westbound on US Hwy 84 where the reporting party advised the truck was ‘all over the road from shoulder to shoulder.’”
Police stopped the truck on the western edge of town.
“Further investigation revealed the driver was operating the vehicle on a public roadway under the influence of illegal drugs,” Littlefield Police said.
Police also said officers found illegal narcotics in the truck. A representative of Lubbock Feed Lot took the truck and the cattle, police said.
Littlefield Police Department Media Release
Case Number: IR18-0447
Event: Possession of Controlled Substance and DWI
Date/Time: 10-09-2018 / 17:27 hours
Location: US Hwy 84 and W. City Limits
Arrestee: Misael Flores, xx-xx-1997
Details: The Littlefield Police Department received report of a fully loaded cattle truck travelling westbound on US Hwy 84 where the reporting party advised the truck was “all over the road from shoulder to shoulder.” Littlefield officers stopped the truck at the western city limits and US Hwy 84. Further investigation revealed the driver was operating the vehicle on a public roadway under the influence of illegal drugs. The driver was arrested. A search of the truck incident to the arrest produced a quantity of illegal narcotics. The truck, trailer and the contents of the trailer, thirty-eight head of cattle, were towed to All Ways Towing in Littlefield. A representative for the Lubbock Feed Lot went to that location and took possession of the trailer and cattle. A search warrant was granted and a blood sample obtained. Test results on the sample are pending. The arrestee was transported to the Lamb County Jail where he was booked and released to their custody.