Over $1 million in drugs seized in Cooke County

Police said more than more than $1 million dollars worth of drugs are now off the streets in...
Police said more than more than $1 million dollars worth of drugs are now off the streets in Cooke County.(Cooke County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 10:14 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 12:35 PM CDT
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COOKE COUNTY, Texas (KXII) - Deputies said more than more than $1 million worth of drugs are now off the streets in Cooke County.

The Cooke County Sheriff’s Office said personal from their special crimes division secured a search warrant for a residence in Oakridge Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff’s said during the search, officers located and seized approximately 22 pounds (10 Kilos) of Heroin laced with Fentanyl and 11 pounds (5 Kilos) of Cocaine. A 34-year-old was also arrested at the residence.

According to the sheriff’s office, their federal partners with the Homeland Security Investigations Division also intercepted 176 pounds (80 Kilos) of Methamphetamine which was in transport and destined to be delivered to the same residence.

Sheriff’s said The total street value of the drugs combined is well over $1 million dollars.

“I commend these officers for their truly outstanding work,” said Sheriff Ray Sappington. “Because of their work, our county and communities are safer with these drugs off the street.”

Gainesville PD Narcotics and Homeland Security Investigations also assisted.