Jan. 9 Odessa police arrested 24-year-old Brian Jenkins and charged him with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and forgery, both of which are state jail felonies; and tampering with physical evidence, a third-degree felony. Police also arrested 28-year-old Trista Covey and charged her with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), a state jail felony; and tampering with physical evidence, a third-degree felony. Officers responded at 4:25 p.m. Jan. 9 to Kwik Kash, 2804 Andrews Highway, in reference to a forgery in progress. Police made contact with the suspect, identified as Jenkins, and the complainant, who told them Jenkins had attempted to cash a fraudulent check. Officers also made contact with a woman who was with Jenkins, identified as Covey. Investigation revealed that when officers initially arrived on scene, Jenkins intentionally threw away a meth pipe in an attempt to hide it from officers. Covey then took the meth pipe and also attempted to hide it. Both Jenkins and Covey were found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Jenkins, 2706 Catalina Drive, was being held Jan. 12 at the Ector County Detention Center on $30,000 bond. Covey, 2550 W. Eighth St., was being held Jan. 12 at the Ector County Detention Center on $22,500 bond.