Carthage Police Initiate Big Drug Bust, Net Illegal Drugs, Money, Arrest
Posted February 14, 2017 by kgasradio |   

By Elaine Etheridge

Carthage Police, Panola County Sheriff’s deputies and Constable Bryan Murff conducted a raid on a house on Tribble Alley on Thursday, Feb. 9, and busted a man on a variety of drug charges.

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Illegal Drugs Taken in Raid on Tribble Alley

Justin Bernard Gilstrap, 30, was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG2, Possession of Controlled Substance PG3, Money Laundering and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Chief Jim Vanover said officers recovered Ecstasy, Xanax and Marijuana, as well as a large amount of cash, multiple baggies, digital scales and a vacuum seal often used for packaging illegal narcotics.

“The Carthage Police Department and Panola County Sheriff’s Office have dedicated employees to fight the war on drugs and we intend to try to alleviate the problem in Carthage and Panola County,” said Vanover.