Center man arrested for manufacturing and delivering meth

Center man arrested for manufacturing and delivering meth

CENTER, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office arrested a Center man for manufacturing and delivering methamphetamine.

Jarvis Taylor, 27, of Center was charged with a first degree felony of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.

According to Sheriff Willis Blackwell, deputies Cody Muse and Kurtes Lawrence responded to residence on Loop 500 Sunday after receiving numerous complaints of possible drug traffic in the area.

A press release stated upon arrival, the deputies initiated a narcotics investigation which led to the discovery of numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia and a clear, crystal substance believed to be methamphetamine. The substance tested positive for methamphetamine and the total weight of the narcotics was 15.8 grams.

Taylor was arrested and taken to the Shelby County Jail. His bond was set at $4,000.

The sheriff's office was assisted by the Center Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety.

Blackwell said there several narcotic investigations going on at this time and if anyone has any information of suspected illegal narcotic activities please contact the Shelby County Sheriff's Office at (936) 598-5600.

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