ETX woman arrested for meth, possession of gun, child endangerment
POSTED: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 1:31pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 3:40pm
Nacogdoches, TX (KETK) — The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman after a search warrant led to the recovery of five grams of meth, two weapons and child endangerment.
Felicia Hale, 30, of Nacogdoches,was arrested at the scene for Possession of a controlled substance within a 1000 feet of drug free zone and Child Endangerment.
Sheriff Jason Bridges stated the sheriff's office had an ongoing investigation on the distribution of drugs from a house on Lake Street for the past month.
During that time, deputies were able to get probable cause for a search warrant on the residence located in Hill View Trailer Park.
Officials executed the search warrant around 10:00 a.m., Monday morning. Deputies found the suspect and a four-year-old child asleep, in the back bedroom.
Sheriff Bridges stated that when the subjects were awoken, deputies found meth underneath the child and a loaded handgun was also found in the bed near the child.
Deputies recovered five grams of meth from the home, along with two loaded pistols, digital scales, plastic baggies and other drug paraphernalia.
Hale was transported to the Nacogdoches County Jail and booked in for both felony charges.
Child protective services was also notified and responded to the scene. The residence was located within a 1000 feet of a drug free zone.