Nacogdoches Co. Sheriff: undercover drug investigation leads to 7 arrests

NACOGDOCHES, TX (News Release) - A Nacogdoches County Sheriff's office search warrant led to the arrest of seven people Wednesday evening in the 2700 block of Old Tyler Road.

According to Sheriff Jason Bridges his office received complaints from residents in the area about ongoing drug activity. Bridges said they initiated an investigation on three residences in the area that were believed to be distributing crack cocaine.

During the investigation, which began in January, sheriff's deputies made several undercover drug purchases.

Sheriff Bridges stated that a previous search warrant was conducted on the same residences about a month ago in which several arrests were also made for misdemeanor possession of narcotics.

A search warrant for three houses was executed by Nacogdoches Police and the sheriff's office around 4:00 p.m., Wednesday. Both agencies conducted an extensive search, in which they discovered 13 crack cocaine rocks, digital scales, currency and drug paraphernalia.

The following suspects were arrested for possession of controlled substance, a 3rd degree felony:

Charles Whitaker, 48, Nacogdoches

Charles Garner, 51, Nacogdoches

Sheila Allen, 51, Nacogdoches

Costella Mosley, 48, Nacogdoches

Ronnie Garrett, 52, Nacogdoches

Trina Segura, 44, of Nacogdoches, was also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and a probation warrant for theft. Mary Mosley, 51, of Nacogdoches, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

All suspects were booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail.

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