Jasper officers arrest man on drug possession

JASPER - Jasper Police officers have arrested a Jasper man on drug possession charges.

 From the Jasper Police Department...

On the afternoon of May 15th 2017 Jasper Police Department Narcotics Investigators traveled to 668 W MLK the Sweet Briar Hills Apartment Complex to serve a Felony Narcotics Warrant on Corderro Watts, a residence of the complex.

Upon arrival to the residence Officers detected a strong odor of Marijuana emitting from within the residence. Investigators then requested but were denied consent to search the residence by Watts.

Due to this refusal a search warrant was obtained and executed on the residence.

Several different types of Narcotics and paraphernalia were seized as a result of the warrant.

Corderro Cortez Watts (age 28) Jasper, Tx

Charges... 

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 > = 4 grams < 200 grams (Methamphetamine)       (Second Degree Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 > = 1 gram < 4 grams  (Crack Cocaine)              (Third Degree Felony)
  • Possession of Marijuana < 2 oz. (Class “B” Misdemeanor”)

The investigation is ongoing and further charges could be forthcoming.

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