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Undercover operation leads to local arrest

Lorenzo Ford, 57, of Gatesville, was arraigned in federal court in Waco on Thursday morning following a drug related arrest earlier that morning in the 1000 block of Saunders Street in Gatesville.

According to a release from the Coryell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), Ford was taken into custody when officers from the Sherriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division Special Reaction Team, Chief Deputy Mark Wilcox and Sheriff Scott Williams executed an arrest warrant at the Saunders Street address.

Ford was arrested on an indictment charging him with distribution of methamphetamine that stemmed from a joint undercover operation conducted by federal authorities and CCSO.



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