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Billy Don Pirtle. (Photo Source: Gregg County Jail) Billy Don Pirtle. (Photo Source: Gregg County Jail)
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LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

An East Texas man is arrested after being caught with a large amount of drugs in his vehicle.

47-year-old Billy Don Pirtle was stopped by Longview Police late Friday night when his vehicle matched the description of one used in multiple area burglaries.

Police found numerous baggies of meth-amphetamine, scales, and methadone pills during a search of Pirtles vehicle.

He is jailed on over 100-thousand dollars bond, charged with manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance.

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