Hood County man facing felony drug charge

Stephen Joel Dabalos, 27, of the 4000 block of Sundown Trail in the Rancho Brazos subdivision, was arrested during a traffic stop on Dec. 19 by members of Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducting a drug investigation, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. Dabalos is charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, Rose said. He also had two capias misdemeanor warrants.