A College Station police officer who did a traffic stop at midnight Friday after seeing a car stop past the designated stop line arrested the driver and two men from Grimes County for possessing nine stolen catalytic converters.
The arrests followed a search of the car that according to the arrest report was based on the officer smelling marijuana coming out of the car. Officers also recovered an electric saw and portable jacks. The total value of the nine catalytic converters was estimated to be around $33,000.
25 year old Clayterrius Collins and 26 year old Lance Malik Calhoun, both of Navasota, plus 21 year old Drevonne Bell of Houston remain jailed in lieu of bonds ranging from $175,000 to $300,000.
Calhoun faces charges of Theft Between $30K and $150K, and had a warrant out for Navasota for Larceny Theft.
Collins faces the same theft charges, plus Tampering with Evidence, and Possession of Marijuana.
He is also awaiting three criminal trials in Brazos County district court on weapons, drug, and theft charges.