Two Arrested on Drug Charges

Seagoville Texas, - On Friday, December 2, 2011, during a combined undercover effort between Kaufman County investigators and Seagoville Police Department two suspects was arrested and charged with drug violations which included Possession of marijuana = >4 oz < 5lbs. and Possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 3 = >28 oz < 200 G. Investigators had received a tip that there was a marijuana selling operation going on in the neighbored. Investigators recovered two stolen weapons, an estimated pound of marihuana, over $800.00 in cash and more than 40 grams of pills.

Arrested was Daniel Ray Platz, 25, of Seagoville and Kamioe Gissler, 28, also of Seagoville. Both suspects were transported to the Seagoville Police Department without incident.

Sheriff David Byrnes stated, “We are continuing our efforts to work with other agencies to help detect, target, apprehend and deter illicit drug activity in our community.”

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