Traffic Stop Near Yantis Nets Residential Search, Seizure Of More Than 1 Pound Of Meth, 3 Arrests

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A traffic stop led to a residential search, seizure of more than 1 pound of methamphetamine and three arrests over the weekend, according to Wood County Sheriff’s Office.

On Saturday, January 14, Wood County sheriff’s deputies conducted a traffic stop near Yantis. The traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 1.6 pounds of methamphetamine, according to WCSO.

Later that evening, deputies and members of the criminal investigations division, assisted by Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol, reportedly executed a search warrant on County Road 1858 in Wood County. The search resulted in a seizure of over 3.5 ounces of methamphetamine, Wood County Sheriff’s Office alleged in reports.

Three people were arrested and jailed in Wood County on manufacture and delivery of methamphetamine charges, a first-degree felony offense, according to WCSO reports. The names of the jailed individuals had not been released late Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, by the sheriff’s office.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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