LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A raid by the Lufkin Police Department's Special Response Team resulted in a felony drug arrest and the seizure of more than a pound of K-2, 2.4 ounces of marijuana, 1.6 grams of Xanax, a stolen pistol, bongs, pipes, scales, other drug paraphernalia, and an undetermined amount of cash.
Damone Donnell Jackson, 34, of Lufkin, is still being held in the Angelina County Jail on a first-degree felony manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance charge, a third-degree felony unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon charge, a state-jail felony theft of a firearm charge, a Class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge, a Class A misdemeanor possession of a dangerous drug charge, and six misdemeanor traffic charges.
Collectively Jackson's bail was set at $60,500 for the felony charges.
According to a press release from the Lufkin Police Department, Jackson was sitting on his living room couch when the SRT members executed the search warrant. Jackson was taken into custody without incident.
"'I just like to smoke. I don't have nothing," Jackson could be heard telling one officer," the press release stated.
The officer responded that just meant Jackson had a good hiding place, according to the press release.
"K2 was found scattered in different areas across the home, both in plastic baggies, its traditional store-bought wrapping and loose in the bottom of a trash can.
Jackson, who was the only person home at the time of the raid, was immediately taken into custody for the six outstanding traffic warrants.
As a result of the search, Lufkin Police officers found a little more than a pound of K-2 , 2.4 ounces of marijuana; 1.6 grams of un-prescribed Xanax, a pistol reported stolen to the Angelina County Sheriff's Office from a burglarized vehicle; bongs, pipes, scales and other drug paraphernalia; and an undisclosed amount of cash.
To report drug activity in your neighborhood, call Crime Stoppers at 639-TIPS or submit a tip online at detcs.tips.