On Tuesday, Aug. 23, at approximately 1 p.m., Orange County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Officers along with the Orange County Area Law Enforcement SWAT Team executed a narcotics search and arrest warrant at 6806 Chevron St. in Orangefield.

After an investigation into the illegal possession and distribution of methamphetamine and other controlled substances, Narcotics Investigators were able to secure a search and arrest warrant. Upon searching the residence, Investigators located approximately four grams of methamphetamine which has a street value of approximately $500. Officers also seized numerous items of drug paraphernalia and contraband.

Chad Allen Scales, 36, from Orangefield; Robert Butler, 38, from Orange; and Jonathon Jordan, 33 from Burkeville, Texas were all three arrested and transported to the Orange County Correctional Facility. All three suspects were charged with Possession of a Controlled substance, a second degree felony offense. Bonds have not been set at this time. ?

Sheriff Merritt and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office will continue to diligently combat the drug activities that occur in the neighborhoods and other areas of Orange County. If you have any information about criminal activities please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 883-2612.