5 arrested in Cherokee County drug raid
POSTED: Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 2:40pm
UPDATED: Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 10:37am
Cherokee County, Texas (KETK) — Five people accused of possession were arrested Tuesday following a raid in Cherokee County.
According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, they, along with the FBI, Jacksonville Police Department, Rusk Police Department and Precinct 4 Constable Jamie Beene, served a warrant at a home in the Pierce's Chapel community. Five people were found inside the house when authorities arrived.
The suspects were identified as:
- Joshua Heard, 22
- Heath Willis, 19
- Rachelle Still, 37
- Ariel Coslett-Starkey, 20
- Latajia Crockett 17
Meth and other drug paraphernalia were seized at the home. All five suspects were arrested and charged with possession of substance in penalty group 1, a third-degree felony.
All subjects were arraigned by Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1 Judge Brenda Dominy. Bond was set at $15,000 each. All five remain in the Cherokee County Jail at this time.
Nine other people were charged on drug possesion and gun possession within Cherokee County the same day.