TATUM, Texas (KETK) – Authorities have arrested 5 people in connection to a Tatum residence that is accused of being a distribution center for methamphetamines and marijuana, per a release from Rusk County Sheriff’s office.

Rusk County Sherriff’s Office and Tatum Police Department executed a warrant on the house Monday and seized methamphetamines, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a firearm from the house.

The following arrests were made from the investigation at the house, according to officials:

Hair, Katie Ann Mug Shot

Katie Hair, 41, of Tatum – arrested on-view for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and possession of a controlled substance listed in penalty group 1 (methamphetamine)

Marsh, Sam Jr Mug Shot

Sam Marsh, 46, of Tatum – arrested after issuance of an arrest warrant for possession of a controlled substance listed in penalty group 1 (methamphetamine)

White, Tracy Leroy Mug Shot

Tracy White, 56, of Tatum – arrested after issuance of an arrest warrant for possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance listed in penalty group 1 (methamphetamine)

Two further arrests were made in relation to the house during a traffic stop on Tuesday. A Rusk County patrol deputy and a Tatum PD patrolman searched the vehicle and found methamphetamines, drug paraphernalia and a firearm, according to officials.

The following arrests were then made:

Grimes, Kenneth Eugene Mug Shot

Kenneth Grimes, 53, of Tatum – possession of a controlled substance listed in penalty group 1 (methamphetamine) & unlawful carrying of a weapon

Morgan, Deanna Lee Mug Shot

Deanna Morgan, 51, of Tatum – possession of a controlled substance listed in penalty group 1 (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, and prohibited substance in a correctional facility

For more information, visit the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook.


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