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Off-Duty Texas DPS Officer Charged With Drug Possession

CLEBURNE (December 3, 2013) An off-duty Texas Department of Public Safety officer has been arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, the Johnson County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.

Jimmy Jay Gillman, 47, of Cleburne was charged with possession of a controlled substance after his arrest Tuesday night after he was observed while under surveillance taking possession of methamphetamine, Lt. Tim Jones said Wednesday.

He was arrested while in the front yard of his home, authorities said.

Gillman's girlfriend was also in the home, but was released after the property was searched.

Gillman’s bond was set at $100,000.

The DPS has suspended Gillman pending the outcome of an internal investigation.

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