Routine traffic stop leads to drug bust, comical mugshot

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HOUSTON - The Trinity County Sheriff's Office released a comical mugshot of a suspect arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

Jacob Cunningham, 38, was arrested Monday in Trinity County. He was the passenger in a car that was pulled over for a routine traffic stop.

Police said Cunningham was in possession of narcotics when the vehicle was pulled over.

Sheriff Woody Wallace reported that one of the officials used a Taser on Cunningham during the arrest.

Once in custody, Cunningham posed for his mugshot with his tongue hanging out of his mouth.

Cunningham is being held in Trinity County on a $12,500 bond.

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