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      3 arrested for liquid Codeine, counterfeit currency, handguns

      Young was placed under arrest for forger, a third-degree felony. Prince was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony.

      Three were arrested subsequent to an I-40 traffic stop that yielded more than 67 ounces of liquid Codeine, $6,000 in counterfeit US currency and two handguns.

      On Aug. 2 at approximately 10:58 a.m., a Texas DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2014 Dodge Avenger traveling eastbound on I-40 for a traffic violation near Bushland in Potter County.

      The occupants of the Avenger were identified as Jonathan Lee Prince, 28, of Los Angeles, Kendrick Lavelle Askew, 28, of Dallas and Soporio Wynese Young, 32, of Duncanville, Texas.

      During the traffic stop, the trooper discoverd the contraband inside the vehicle.

      Young was placed under arrest for forger, a third-degree felony. Prince was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance, a first-degree felony.

      Askew was placed under arrest for forgery, a third-degree felony, and possession of a firearm by a felon, a third-degree felony.

      All three of the occupants were booked into the Potter County Jail. The contraband was allegedly being transported from Los Angeles to Dallas.