Memorial Day weekend was certainly a memorable one for Navasota Police, as they racked up numerous arrests of multiple people on drug and weapon charges.
NPD says four people in total were arrested from May 29th through May 30th, varying from locals to out of state travelers.
The first incident happened May 29th, after reports of a vehicle crash at Brosig Street and Brule Avenue. One of the drivers, 37 year old Jessi Ransleben of Navasota, was recently arrested for drug possession, and officers found on his person meth, syringes, and marijuana. Ransleben was taken to the Grimes County jail, facing new charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 and Possession of Marijuana.
The next morning, May 30th, officers responded to the Navasota Inn for a narcotics report. Staff stated they saw a bag of marijuana while cleaning the room. When officers tried making contact with the man in one of the two rooms he rented, he fled into the woods. A short pursuit led tot he arrest of 30 year old Luis Perez of California. Inside both rooms, officers found a total of 31 pounds of Marijuana, 26 grams of methamphetamine, and two firearms.
Perez faces charges of Evading on Foot, Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG1, and Possession of Marijuana between 5 and 500 pounds.
Later on May 30th, officers made two more arrests. A minor crash at Highway 6 and Highway 105 found one driver to have outstanding DWI warrants from Harris County. Taken to jail for the outstanding warrants was 30 year old Ray Davis Jr. of Spring.
A coupe hours later, a report for a reckless driver on Highway 6 led to officers pulling over 22 year old Dylan Dolenski of Waller. Inside his vehicle was marijuana, plus inhalants.
Dolenski was taken to the Grimes County jail on charges of Possession of marijuana, and Possession of Chemical Inhalants.
In addition to the arrests, Navasota Police also found a reported stolen car on Laredo Street, which was released back to the College Station Police Department. No one was detained in that incident.