Police seize drugs, money from same house in 50 days

Ponca City Now - May 1, 2015 11:29 am

For the second time in 50 days, the Special Projects Unit of the Ponca City Police Department made drug arrests and seizures from the same home.

Just after 5 a.m. today, a search warrant was executed at 1203 South Ninth Street.

SPU officers and tactical team members arrested three and seized $660 in cash and nearly $2,000 in street value of marijuana, cocaine and controlled prescription medication packaged for sale within 2,000 feet of a park, police spokeswoman Sherry Bowers said.

Emerilla N Starnes, 30, who was also arrested in March, was taken into custody along with two residents of Oklahoma City.

Luther T Thompson, 26, was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled dangerous prescription medication with intent to distribute, possession of proceeds from the sale of drugs and possession of drug equipment.

Chakara D Redd, 26, was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a controlled dangerous prescription medication with intent to distribute.

Starnes is charged with possession of a controlled substance after former conviction and maintaining a house where drugs are sold. Her home was last searched and she was arrested March 12. She was currently out on bond.

 

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