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Sheriff: Two East Texans arrested in drug investigations

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Jimmy Lee Woods (Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office) Jimmy Lee Woods (Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office)
Kyle Adam Tinsley (Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office) Kyle Adam Tinsley (Source: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office)
CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

Cherokee County sheriff deputies arrested two in ongoing drug investigations.

On Friday, around 10:35 p.m., Cherokee County detectives arrived to the home of Jimmy Lee Woods, 51, of Cuney, in an ongoing investigation into the sale and manufacture of illegal drugs. During the search, authorities found marijuana, crack cocaine, Xanax, supplies used in the manufacture and distribution of illegal drugs, cash, four pistols, and two long guns.

Woods arrived at the home with a .22 caliber pistol shortly after the search began. Authorities arrested Woods on three charges of manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, and tampering with identification of a firearm. He was arraigned Saturday morning, with bonds totaling $54,500.

The search and arrest were made by Cherokee County Sheriff's Office SWAT including detectives, deputies, K-9 units, officers from Rusk police, and officers from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

On Tuesday, at 10:30 p.m., Cherokee County Sheriff's Office SWAT searched a home in the 900 block of Alameda Street in Jacksonville in an ongoing investigation in the sale and manufacture of methamphetamine. 

In the search, supplies consistent with the manufacture and distribution of illegal narcotics, $1,000 cash, and 14.2 grams of methamphetamine. Kyle Adam Tinsley, 24, of Jacksonville, was arrested and charged with two counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.

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