A DPS trooper arrested a driver and passenger and seized about four grams of crystal methamphetamine, an ounce of marijuana, almost 1,500 grams of THC infused candy and THC wax, and two pistols during a recent traffic stop on U.S. 59 near Rosenberg.

The trooper stopped a southbound 2015 Ford F-250 for a traffic violation, and during a search of the vehicle, the drugs and weapons were found, the DPS reported.

The driver, Mark Helmer, 43, of Cypress, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony offense, punishable by up to life in prison.

He was also charged with possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a firearm, both misdemeanor offenses.

The passenger, Rebeca Hollis, 27, of Montgomery was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, a third-degree felony offense, and a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance. They were taken the Fort Bend County jail.

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