Tenaha Police officers make multiple drug-related arrests

Teamwork with other offices helped in issuing warrant, making arrests of three

Officers with the Tenaha Police Department executed a search/arrest warrant on Monday, Dec. 3, at a residence located on North Rail street in Tenaha.

The search warrant pertained to the possession and distribution of dangerous and illegal narcotics.

As a result of this investigation, the occupants of the residence, 29-year-old John C. Jones, 26-year-old Latishana Gray, and 28-year-old Carlton D. Horton of Tenaha, were arrested without incident.

Jones was charged with Delivery of Marijuana; State Jail Felony, and Possession of Marijuana; State Jail Felony. Horton was charged with Possession of Marijuana; State Jail Felony and Latishana Gray was charged with Possession of Marijuana; State Jail Felony and Possession of Dangerous Drug Class (A) Misdemeanor.

All three subjects were transported to the jail for booking. Jones, Gray, and Horton are being held in lieu of a combined $30,000 bond.

Among items seized were approximately two pounds of marijuana, illegally possessed prescription pills, drug paraphernalia, packaging materials, firearms, and US currency, used to facilitate sales and purchases of illegal narcotics.

“Tenaha Police Department would like to extend thanks to Texas Department of Public Safety (Texas Highway Patrol); Shelby County Constable Pct. 3, Roy Cheatwood and Shelby County District Attorney in partnership, of a common goal, of keeping our state and county clean of illegal activity and for their assistance with the execution of this search warrant,” Tenaha Police Chief Jeremy Pope said.

Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is urged to contact the Tenaha Police Department at 936-248-3841. All callers can remain anonymous, your tips are one of law enforcements greatest assets, officers said.