Tuesday afternoon, around 6:00 pm, officers with the D.E.A. Drug Task Force made several arrests (on Federal indictments) in Henderson, Texas.
The arrests were the result of a two year long undercover investigation in the Henderson and Rusk County area. Five individuals were indicted in federal court on two counts each (Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base and Possession with intent to distribute cocaine). Four of the five individuals sought by the Task Force were arrested and transferred to the Smith County Jail where they are being detained.
One individual is still being sought by law enforcement officials. According to Task Force officers this investigation is continuing and other arrests or indictments are expected.
During the arrests of the following individuals there were items seized that included guns and TVs.
TAMARIND SEAN DEEMON, B/M, 08/19/1979 of Henderson, Texas
IGNACIO FARIAS, W/M, of Houston, 03-20-1974 of Houston, Texas
KENNETH WAYNE POLLARD, B/M, 05/26/1954 of Henderson, Texas