A Henderson County Sheriff’s Office narcotics search resulted in four arrests in Gun Barrel City on Sunday.
Dennis Eugene Black Jr., 32, and Brittany Nicole Burrus, 23, were each charged with possession of a controlled substance penalty group 1 (four grams to 200 grams). The offense is a first-degree felony punishable by five to 99 years or life in Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a possible fine up to $10,000.
Stephanie Lea Smith, 40, and Gerald Gregory Waters, 47, were charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance (one gram to four grams), which is a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years in TDCJ and up to a $10,000 fine.
Bonds were set at $7,500 each on Smith and Waters, and $10,000 each on Black and Burrus by Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Randy Daniel. All four remained in jail as of Tuesday.
HCSO Chief Deputy Botie Hillhouse said Narcotics Investigator Wick Gabbard obtained a narcotics search warrant for the residence located at 121 Lake Shadows Circle in Gun Barrel City. The search warrant was issued by Henderson County Justice of the Peace Milton Adams to search the residence for methamphetamine.
Investigators Wick Gabbard, Kendall Wellman, Billy Jack Valentine, Brad Gray and Deputies Josh Rickman, Kenny Collard and Duane Sanders executed the search warrant at about noon on Sunday.
The investigators seized a quantity of suspected methamphetamine at the residence. The suspected narcotics will be submitted to the DPS Crime Lab for analysis.