Four people were arrested on Monday in separate cases on multiple charges, according to a press release from the Henderson County Sheriff's Office.
“Narcotics investigators stopped a vehicle in Athens for a traffic violation and jailed three people for possession of (methamphetamine).
Michael Brandon Moore, 35, and a passenger, Kevin Tate, 34, of Murchison, were charged with possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $10,000 apiece. Another passenger, Meaghan Carrol, was also charged with possession of a controlled substance.
“A search by Investigators Wayne Nutt and Kenneth Slaton, who were working drug interdiction ... yielded a substantial amount of methamphetamine in the car,” the press release shows.
Also on Monday, Michael Taggart, 21, of Mabank, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication and resisting arrest.
“A caller alerted officers to a man walking through the Cherokee Shores subdivision of Payne Springs. He appeared to be under the influence of narcotics. (He) was confronted by Deputy Christian Hill. He was uncooperative and talking incoherently.”
According to the press release, Sgt. Patrick Johnson arrived to help subdue Taggart.
“The deputies discovered in his front left pocket a clear, plastic baggie with a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine.”