Two Kaufman County residents are jailed today after a drug bust in Wood County.
According to Wood County Sheriff Jim Brown, on July 25, a traffic interdiction team of the Sheriff’s Office, led by Captain Miles Tucker, arrested Felipe Serrato and Beatrice Rodriguez of Kaufman. Investigators had been conducting an investigation into the individuals regarding delivery of methamphetamine into Wood County. Investigators set up a traffic interdiction on Hwy 80 and made contact with the individuals.
Serrato and Rodriguez were charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver - over 4 grams, under 200 grams, a first degree felony. Approximately 30 grams of methamphetamine was found in the vehicle and confiscated with a street value of $3,000. Investigators also seized a vehicle and cash as a result of the arrest.