2 Rusk County Residents Face Drug Charges
Two Rusk County residents are facing drug charges after deputies with the Rusk County Sheriff's Office confiscated more than $4,000 in narcotics from a home Thursday.
According to a news release issued by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office, deputies and officers from the Henderson County Police Department raided a home in the 1800 block of County Road 169D, near the Laird Hill community, just before 10 a.m.
The Texas Department of Public Safety also assisted, according to the release, by providing a helicopter.
"During the search the officers discovered and seized approximately 1 pound of suspected marijuana, 34 grams of suspected crack cocaine, 8 grams of suspected Alprazolam (Xanax), 104 suspected Hydrocodone pills and an undetermined amount of U.S. currency," the release reads.
Two individuals, whose names were not released, were arrested at the home. A 62-year-old male is charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of a dangerous drug. A 43-year-old woman arrested at the residence is charged with possession of a controlled substance, the release states. Both suspects were in custody at the Rusk County Jail Thursday night, according to the release.
The two arrests are not expected to be the last in the case, the release reads.