Sex offender arrested on drug charges
Caldwell County Sheriff Daniel Law, Project Director for the Chisholm Trail Narcotics Task Force, and Luling Chief of Police John P. Cochran announced that the Luling Police Department and the Chisholm Trail Narcotics Task Force arrested four Luling residents, charging all of them with Possession of a Controlled Substance under 200 grams, and Possession of Marihuana, under f
ive pounds. The narcotics seized had a street value of over $3,000.
On Dec.1, Luling police officers went to a Luling residence to execute a felony warrant on an individual for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. The alleged offender was at the residence at the time, and he was taken into custody.
While inside the residence, officers observed marijuana residue and drug paraphernalia in plain view. The officers notified detectives with the Chisholm Trail Narcotics Task Force, who obtained written consent from the subject to search his residence. During the search, officers found marijuana and cocaine. They took three additional suspects into custody as a result of the search.
At least one of the suspects has been arrested on similar charges, as recently as two months ago.
The Chisholm Trail Narcotics Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional unit that operates in Caldwell and Fayette Counties.
To report illegal drug activity in your neighborhood, contact the Chisholm Trail Narcotics Task Force by calling the Caldwell County Sheriff”s Office at
(Courtesy of Paul Cowan)