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Drugs seized during search warrant

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RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

Released by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office:

On Thursday, March 22, 2012, at approximately 4:00pm, the Rusk County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division with the assistance of Rusk County and Henderson Police Department Tactical Units executed a search warrant at 107 Gatlin Cemetery Road, in Mt. Enterprise, Texas.  The Texas Department of Public Safety also assisted in the search warrant.

 During the search officers located and seized over 27 grams of methamphetamine, over 77 grams of marijuana, and approximately $880.00.

 Arrested on the scene were Stacy Lynn Ammons, 37, and Harold Edwin Duke, 54, both of Mt. Enterprise. Ammons was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of Controlled Substance PG 1, 1st degree felony and Possession of Marijuana, Class A Misdemeanor.  Duke was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, a State Jail Felony.  The investigation continues and more arrested are expected.

 On Friday, March 23, 2012, both suspects were arraigned by Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Joe Sorrells.  Stacy Ammons bond was $15,000, while Harold Duke's bond was $10,000.  Suspect Ammons posted bail and was later released, while suspect Duke remains in the Rusk County Jail.

 Sheriff Danny R. Pirtle stated this was diligent work by all agencies involved and with everyone working as a team creates a safer environment for officers as they execute this type of search warrant. Our Narcotics Division has been successful in these search warrants due to their professional approach and commitment to get drugs off our streets. We will continue to do our best to make our community a safer place to live.

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