Man arrested on drug charges after running from officers

Photo from: Nacogdoches County Sheriff's office
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 5:05pm

Nacogdoches County, TX (FOX 51) — A man was arrested following a Nacogdoches County drug investigation.

Authorities with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's office tell FOX 51, they seized 9 grams of methamphetamine from a house on Tuesday evening.

Sheriff Jason Bridges says that they had been investigating Marcus Dan Burdett, 54, for distribution and manufacturing of narcotics.

Around 6:00 pm on Tuesday, officers executed a search warrant at a house on the 14000 block of Hwy. 259.

When authorities arrived, they found Burdette in the backyard. He ran into a wooded area, but after a search authorities were able to capture and arrest Burdette.

After investigating the property, deputies found methamphetamine.

Burdette has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, which is a 2nd degree felony.

He was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail.   



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