KETR Local
10:17 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Drug bust results in several arrests<BR>

Commerce – Commerce Police have made eight arrests following execution of a narcotics search warrant Monday. The bust occurred at a home along Williams Drive, where officers located four bags containing a substance believed to be cocaine.

Ten people were inside the house at the time, including a 14 year old and six year old. Both children were released to family members, while seven males and one female were arrested. A large amount of cash, three firearms and several prescription drugs were also found inside the residence.

The search warrant was the result of a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking in the Commerce area. Commerce PD was assisted by the Texas A&M University-Commerce Police Department in the raid. In a press release issued by Commerce Police, Department official's say, If you sell drugs in Commerce, you will be caught. Anyone with information regarding illegal drug trafficking is asked to contact investigator Walker at 903-886-1139. You can remain anonymous.