4 people face drugs charges in Red Oak (updated 8:45-a.m)


November 11th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Four people were taken into custody on drug and other charges, following a raid at a residence Thursday morning, in Red Oak. According to police, a search warrant was executed at around 8:30-a.m. Thursday, at a home on east Market Street, in Red Oak. The search resulted in the discovery of drug paraphernalia, six-grams of methamphetamine, 70-grams of marijuana, and numerous prescription pills. Packaging equipment and a little over $2,000 in cash was also taken into evidence.

Officials say 34-year-old Tommy Joe Lovell, 28-year-old Samantha Jo Abraham, and 41-year-old Angela Kay Shetterly, all of Red Oak, were arrested on charges of Possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance/methamphetamine. Lovell and Abraham were also charged with two counts of possession with intent to deliver marijuana and Schedule 4 controlled substance drugs, possession with intent to deliver a Schedule 2 controlled substance, and drug tax stamp violations. Shetterly was charged as well with gathering where controlled substances are used. Abraham and Shetterly both also face child endangerment charges. A 4th suspect, 18-year-old Devon Ray Briggs, was charged with Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver/marijuana, and Possession of a schedule 4 controlled substance.

All four suspects were being held in the Montgomery County Jail, with Lovell and Abraham’s bonds set at $100,000 each. Shetterly was being held on $50,000 bond, while Briggs bond was set at $5,000.