Gladewater PD and Drug Enforcement Agency Task Force make arrests in narcotic bust

GLADEWATER (KYTX)- Thursday, August 14, around 6:30 p.m., the Gladewater Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency Task Force executed a search warrant at a residence located in the 1500 block of Phillips Springs in Gladewater.

This search warrant was the result of an on-going criminal investigation. The purpose of this search warrant was to locate and seize illegal narcotics believed to be located at this property.

Upon arrival, officers and agents located eight people at this scene, including two juveniles.

After a search of the residence and property, three people were taken into custody and arrested.

April Michelle Gordon, 36, of Gladewater, was arrested and charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, a state jail felony.

Billy Thomas Cate, 56, of Clarksville City, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance in penalty, a state jail felony.

A third individual was arrested on two outstanding Gladewater municipal 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 with this particular location.



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