POSTED: Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 11:36am
UPDATED: Monday, February 17, 2014 - 7:36pm
Lufkin, Texas (KETK) — Two East Texans are behind bars after being found with dangerous drugs.
It happened at 11:50 a.m. Friday in the 600 block of south Timberland Drive in Lufkin.
Police found Fairbanks Deason, 22, delivering the prescription pills, Alprazolam, to Katherine Barfield, 44.
According to Web MD Alprazolam is the generic Xanax pill and is used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. This pill works by enhancing the effects of a certain natural chemical in body called GABA and acts on the brain and nerves to produce a calming effect.
Both Deason and Barfield were arrested and taken to Angelina County Jail.
Deason was charged with delivering of a dangerous drug and Barfield was charged with possession of a dangerous drug.