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Nacogdoches Co. man arrested for possession of drugs

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William Richard Cole III William Richard Cole III

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY (KYTX) - The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office and the Nacogdoches Police Department has seized 17 grams of crack cocaine from a residence on Arthur Weaver Road early this morning. Sheriff Jason Bridges stated that both agencies conducted a search warrant of a residence around 5 a.m. that lead to one arrest of a Nacogdoches man.

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has been working an ongoing investigation into drug distribution in Nacogdoches County. Sheriff Deputies identified a distributor of crack cocaine that was dealing drugs from this residence. During the investigation, Sheriff Deputies obtained probable cause for a search warrant on the residence where the suspect was living.

Both agencies executed the search warrant that lead to the discovery of Crack Cocaine, digital scales, and drug paraphernalia. William Richard Cole III, 33, was arrested at the scene and charged with possession of a controlled substance a 2nd degree felony. He was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail.

The street value of the crack cocaine is worth $1,500.00 dollars.

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