TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials in Lake Worth say he has been taken into police custody on more than three-dozen other occasions, now a North Texas man is facing charges after being arrested for the 40th time.

According to police, suspect Terry Hodges had been pulled over for a traffic violation when officers became suspicious he might be engaging in more serious criminal activity.

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(credit: Lake Worth Police Department)

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Hodges consented to having his car searched and shortly after officers allegedly found a bag, hidden next to the battery, containing 1/2 ounce of crystal methamphetamine. Several counterfeit $100 bills were also found during the search.

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The 44-year-old is now facing a number of charges, including felony drug possession.