Officers serve warrant, find meth, make arrest

Dennis Earl Pickett. Photo Source: Wood County
Dennis Earl Pickett. Photo Source: Wood County

WOOD COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Wood County Sheriff's Department:

WOOD COUNTY, TX - On Monday, the Wood County Sheriff's Department assisted officers from Upshur County and the United States Marshal's Office serve a felony arrest warrant for Dennis Earl Pickett.

Officers observed in plain view suspected methamphetamine while serving the warrant. Mr. Pickett gave the Wood County Sheriff's Department consent to search. During the search of Mr. Pickett's residence and property, officer's located several chemicals and components used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

The Texas Department of Public Safety was contacted and conducted the clandestine laboratory clean up.

Mr. Pickett was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine and booked into the Wood County Jail.