KETR Local
9:24 am
Fri April 3, 2009

Hunt County drug distributor arrested

Hunt County – A Campbell man has been arrested in connection with a major drug distribution operation.

The Hunt County Sheriff's Office is reporting it has arrested Wesley Shane Ashley, who was believed to be a major supplier of illegal drugs in Hunt County. Ashley was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with seven separate felony counts, and was being held in the Hunt County Jail in lieu of a total of $152,000 bond.

During two separate raids officers recovered one gram of cocaine, about 200 pills of Ecstasy, 2.5 pounds of marijuana and a stolen firearm.

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