Meth and more discovered during Orange County traffic stop

Richard Shock's vehicle contained numerous controlled substances.

A deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Office arrested one man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a variety of illegal narcotics, deputies report.

According to a news release, at approximately 11:30 a.m. on July 30, an Orange County Sheriff’s deputy was patrolling Bertie Street in Orange County when he stopped a white 1998 Chevy truck for traffic violations. The driver, identified as 36-year-old white male Richard David Shock of Vidor, was arrested when it was determined he did not have a valid driver’s license.  During an inventory of the vehicle prior to it being towed, the deputy located numerous controlled substances, according to OCSO.  The largest amount of illegal drugs found was approximately 17 grams of methamphetamine, a 2nd Degree Felony.  Other smaller amounts of drugs located in the vehicle were crack cocaine, Dilaudid, Xanax, Adderall, Hydrocodone, Klonopin and marijuana.

Shock was taken to the Orange County Jail where he was booked for one count of 2nd Degree Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3 counts of State Jail Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3 counts of Class A Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance, 1 count of Class B Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana, and 3 Class C Misdemeanor traffic violations.

On Thursday morning, July 31, 2014, Justice of the Peace Precinct #1 Judge David Peck arraigned Shock and set his total bond at $10,100.  Shock currently remains in custody at the Orange County Jail.