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Two arrested on first degree drug charges after Orange County investigators find meth inside home in school zone

A man and woman were arrested in Vidor on Wednesday after 89 grams of what is believed to be meth was found at a house

ORANGE COUNTY, Texas — A man and woman are behind bars after Orange County investigators found 89 grams of what is believed to be crystal meth in a Vidor house on Wednesday. 

Zachary Winslow Stone and Jennifer Jordan Talcott were arrested when law enforcement officers carried out a search warrant at the home in the 300 block of Butler Street near Kent Street. The house is located blocks away from Vidor High School and Vidor Elementary. 

Stone and Talcott are each facing a first degree felony charge of possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone. 

The two are each held on a $150,000 bond. 

Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Office

From an Orange County Sheriff's Office news release: 

On Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 at approximately 7:00PM, The Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Orange Police Department Narcotics Division along with the Orange County Patrol Division executed a search and arrest warrant at the residence located at 305 Butler Street, Vidor, Orange County, Texas 77662.

During the execution of the warrant two persons were identified and arrested. Zachary Stone, white male, born in 93 and Jennifer Talcott, white female, born in 95 were found to be in possession of approximately 89 Grams of a crystal like substance that due to Investigators past training and experience they believed to be methamphetamine.

The residence was determined to be located within a School Zone and both subjects were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free Zone HSC 481.l34 a Felony of the First Degree.

Both defendants were transported to the Orange County Jail where they were released to the custody of the Corrections Staff for book in.

Credit: Orange County Sheriff's Office

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