5 arraigned in ETX drug, theft bust


POSTED: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 3:10pm

UPDATED: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 8:29pm

According to the Rusk County Sheriff's Office, five people have been arraigned for the possession drugs, weapons and theft.

Three men and two women stood before a judge in court, Thursday, for possession of controlled substances such as 40 grams  of methamphetamine and 3.5 ounces of marijuana, illegal possession of a firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia and stealing an ATV. Officials also confiscated $1343. The drugs have a street value of around $5,000.

The case has been under investigation for two years, according to law enforcement.

Children ages, 12, 13, and 17 were taken by Child Protective Services and placed with relatives.

The arrested parties are as follows:

  • Terry Tidwell, 32, of Laneville - Charged with manufacturing and delivery of controlled substance
  • Jessica Page, 36, of Laneville - Charged with manufacturing and delivery of controlled substance 
  • Wallace Judalet, 24, of Henderson - Charged with possession of controlled substance and possession of marijuana.
  • Dezarae Pyers, 31, of Henderson - Charged with possession of controlled substance.
  • Ysidro Yanez, 55, of Overton - Charged with manufacturing and delivery of controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

The suspects were arrested at a home, Wednesday night, around 9:00 p.m., in the 400 block of Alma Street in Overton and 6895 Farm to Market Road 1798 in Laneville.

The warrants are a result of a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Henderson Police Department, Rusk County Sheriff's Office, Overton Police Department and the Rusk County District Attorney's Office.

Additional charges of child endangerment and weapons offenses could be added, as well.

Officials tell KETK more arrests are likely.

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