CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - Crockett police managed to catch up to someone who they say did not turn himself into custody of the jail after being released on a medical furlough and arrested two others while seizing an assortment of drugs on Monday.
According to the Crockett police report, officers assisted deputies with the Houston County Sheriff's Office in attempting to locate Clifford Burnett Ervin, 60, of Crockett. At about 6:30 p.m., officers and deputies went to his home at the Pine Ridge Manor Apartments, located in the 1100 block of MLK Boulevard.
They said Ervin was in the apartment with Claudie B. McCullough, 48, and Henry Nelms Jr., 55, of Crockett.
While officers were arresting Ervin, they reported finding a baby bottle with about 160 grams of Codeine in the apartment. McCullough and Nelms were also detained and McCullough was found with 54 Tramadol pills in a cigarette wrapper in his pocket, which he said belonged to Nelms. Police say Nelms admitted the pills where his and he had given them to McCullough to hold. Ervin also had synthetic marijuana in his pocket, according to the report.
Officers then searched the apaprtemnt and reported finding 1.6 grams of meth, a half ounce of synthetic marijuana, an assortment of prescription medication and drug paraphernalia.
Ervin is charged with one count of Class A possession of dangerous drugs, Class B possession of a controlled substance, one count of state-jail felony possession of a controlled substance, three counts of third-degree possession of a controlled substand and one count of second-degree possession of a controlled substance. McCullough is charged with Class A possession of dangerous drugs and Nelms is charged with state-jail felony delivery of dangerous drug.