Gladewater PD, DEA arrests 3 during drug raid

Gladewater PD, DEA arrests 3 during drug raid
Gladewater Police Department
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 2:28pm

Two East Texas were taken into custody Thursday evening during a raid by the Drug Enforcement Agency and local police.

According to the Gladewater Police Department, at 6:30 p.m., Gladewater PD and DEA executed a search warrant at a home in the 1500 block of Phillips Spring in Gladewater. The search was a result of an ongoing investigation. Authorities believed there were illegal drugs at the location.

When officer arrived, they found eight people at the scene, including two juveniles. After the raid, three people were taken into custody, including April Michelle Gordon, 36, of Gladewater, and Thomas Cate, 56, of Clarksville City.

Gordon was charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance. Cate is facing a possession of a controlled substance charge. The third person taken into custody had two outstanding Gladewater warrants.

Officers and agents seized narcotics, weapons and other contraband at this scene.

This investigation will continue and additional charges are pending against Gordon and other individuals involved at the home on Phillips Spring.  

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