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Four Arrested on Drug Charges

Forney Texas, - On May 23, 2012 at approximately 12:30 pm. an  undercover operation in the Windmill Farms Addition in Forney, by the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrest of four Forney men on drug charges. Arrested and charged with Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity were Joshua Taylor Brown, 20, of Forney, Brown also was wanted on an outstanding warrant from Lewisville Police Department, Jamal Cortez Collins,20, of Forney, Alexander Monique Ortiz, 21, of Forney, and Kevin Bernard White Jr., 20 also of Forney.

A search of the Brown’s vehicle yielded the controlled substance that was ordered from Kevin White by the undercover narcotics officers.  Also found in Brown’s pocket was a small red baggie that contained what is believed to be marijuana. The charges against all four men are classed as a Second Degree Felony which carries confinement for a term from two to twenty years in prison and a fine not to exceed $10,000.00. All four men were taken into custody without incident and transported to the Kaufman County Law Enforcement Center. Bond is set at $100,131.50 for Joshua Brown, $100,000.00 for Jamal Collins, Alexander Ortiz, and Kevin White Jr.

Persons with information concerning a crime are encouraged to provide information by calling Kaufman County Crime Stoppers at 877-TIPSKCC (847-7522) or click on “Crime of the Week” at the Kaufman County Crime Stoppers website at http://kaufmancountycrimestoppers.org/.

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