Vidor man arrested for meth, endangering children
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office received word Thursday regarding the possible production of methamphetamines at a home in Vidor, where two young children resided also. Orange County Narcotics officers and Orange County Constable, Rob Strause with Precinct 2, responded to the location.
Upon arrival, police spoke with the home owner Derek Todd Williams, who gave them consent to search the interior of the residence. During the search, officers found an active meth lab, consisting of numerous chemicals and devices used in meth production.
The Drug Enforcement Agency was contacted, and also responded to the scene, where they assisted in the investigation and conducted a clean up of the area. DEA also disposed of all chemicals an devices involved with the lab.
Williams was arrested for possession of chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamines, as well as two counts of endangering a child. He was transported to the Orange County Correctional Facility and booked for the listed charges. Williams’ bond was set at $100,000.
An investigation is ongoing, and further arrests are anticipated in this case.