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Milam County S.I.U. arrest nine on drug related charges

Small drug lab found in Rockdale

  Milam County Special Investigations Unit Investigator Mike Clore successfully ended an investigation which lasted for over six months.  During his investigation, information and evidence was collected leading to charges being brought against six Rockdale men for their involvement into trafficking methamphetamine throughout the county.

  Late Tuesday evening, Sheriff Greene’s Special Investigations Unit was assisted by Precinct 3 Constable Herbie Vaughn and Rockdale Police Officers in serving warrants on five of the Rockdale men.  During the warrant sweep investigators discovered a small drug lab that appeared to be in the process of being set up to manufacture methamphetamines.  At the time of that discovery four additional persons were each arrested for possession of a controlled substance (1 to 4 grams), a third degree felony. 
    Patrick Vega, 32, Sherman Sanchez, 29 and 18-year-old Dylon Caffey were three of the five sought from the investigation, sherriff department officials said.  Each had warrants for delivery of a controlled substance (less than one gram), a state jail felony.  Vega was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance (1 to 4 grams), a third degree felony.

  Forty-six year old Samuel Wesson, one of the five from the initial investigation was arrested and charged with a third degree felony of delivery of a controlled substance (less than one gram) in a drug free zone.
   John Loyd East, Jessica Louise Arbuckle and Michael Wayne Arbuckle, all 31, were arrested at the scene and charged with possession of a controlled substance (1 to 4 grams).
  Julia Farmer was arrested at another scene and charged with possesion of a controlled substace (3 to 28 grams), a class A misdemeanor.

  Casey McDonald was also arrested during the investigation and found to have two warrants out of Burleson County for motion to revoke probationand possession of a controlled substance.


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