Drug bust held near Gatesville preschool
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the Gatesville Police Department received information concerning possible narcotics being stored at an apartment in the 1400 block of Westview Drive.
According to Police Chief Nathan Gohlke, at approximately 12:42 a.m., officers made contact with the individuals who were staying in the apartment and obtained consent to search.
While searching the apartment, officers located a box inside one of the rooms that contained approximately 1.6 pounds of marijuana.
Brandon David Deweese, 26, admitted to officers that the marijuana belonged to him.
He was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, over four ounces, under five pounds, in a drug free zone.
The charges stems from the fact that the apartment is located within 1,000 feet of Trinity Baptist Church Preschool.