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Seven nabbed in drug raid

Seven persons were arrested Friday in Cameron and charged with selling crack cocaine after a threemonth investigation by the Milam County Sheriff’s Department’s Special Investigations Unit.

Charged were six men and one woman as follows:

• Anthony Jerome Lattimore, 39, Cameron, three counts of manufacture/delivery of controlled substance (less than one gram) in drug free zone, bond surrender, original charge manufacture/ delivery of controlled substance (less than one gram) in drug free zone, in custody on $55,000 bond.

• Viencient Lewis Cooks, 40, Round Rock, manufacture/delivery of controlled substance (less than one gram) in drug free zone, in custody on $10,000 bond.

• Dennis Johnson, 45, one charge of delivery of a controlled substance in a drug free zone, bail information not available.

• Kevin Webber, 37, two charges of delivery of a controlled substance in a drug free zone, bail information not available.

• Little Jim Brown, 57, Cameron, manufacture/delivery of controlled substance (less than one gram) in drug free zone, in custody on $5,000 bond.

• Francis Marie Basey, 51, Cameron, manufacture/delivery of controlled substance (less than one gram), in custody on $10,000 bond.

• R ichard Scott, 23, three charges of delivery of a controlled substance in a drug free zone and one charge of delivery of a controlled substance, bail information not available.

Sheriff David Greene said Investigator Mike Clore conducted under-cover activities in which seven people were recorded selling crack cocaine to informants.

He said in response to complaints, the investigation targeted several areas around Cameron in which drugs were reportedly being sold.

During the roundup Milam County Sheriff’s deputies were assisted by Trooper Broderick- Sims with the Texas Departm,ent of Public Safety and Precinct 1 Constable John Anderle.

He said warrants were obtained through Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Sam Berry for the arrest of the seven suspected narcotics dealers.


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