A local man was arrested on drug charges by the Austin County Sheriff Department February 17, 2020. DeAndre Latrell Johnson, 21, of Sealy was arrested for 2 felony drug charges and two misdemeanor drug charges. Complete details of the arrest per posted on the Austin County Sheriff Department’s Facebook Page stating:
The Austin County Special Response Team (SRT) arrested a local man and served a search warrant on a Sealy residence on February 17, 2020.
DeAndre Latrell Johnson, 21, of Sealy was arrested for 2 felony drug charges and two misdemeanor drug charges. He posted $60,000.00 in bonds and was released from jail.
The search of the house in the 900 block of Garland Lane, Sealy, was the result of an active investigation by the Austin County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit.
Investigators seized several different types of narcotics including powder cocaine, rock cocaine, ecstasy and marijuana during the operation.
Officers also recovered scales, packaging materials and other drug paraphernalia utilized in drug transactions.
A semi-auto handgun, passenger car and over $4,000.00 in cash was also seized.
The Austin County SRT is made up of officers from the Austin County Sheriff’s Office, Bellville Police, Sealy Police, Wallis Police and Pct. 2 Constable.
Sheriff Jack Brandes said that more arrests may be forthcoming as the investigation continues.