Traffic stop leads to drug, child porn charges in Early

POSTED: 9:39 PM Apr 01 2013   UPDATED: 8:25 AM Apr 02 2013
Early, Texas
EARLY, Texas -

A routine traffic stop in Early has led to child pornography and drug charges.

According to Early Police Chief David Mercer, Jason Hood was stopped Saturday and found to have a suspended license.

When asked if he had anything illegal on him Hood gave the officer permission to search his car, his room, whatever he had.

During a search, the officer said he found drug paraphernalia and meth.  A search of his cell phone discovered numerous photos of young girls posing in a sexual manner and being sexually abused. 

Hood is charged with the possession of a controlled substance and sexual performance of a child pending.