Orange County narcotics bust
Press release from Orange County Sheriff's Office:
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, around 1:30 p.m., Deputies arrived at a residence in the 1100 block of Central Street in Vidor, Orange County, Texas, to investigate suspicious activity reported at the residence. After making contact with several subjects at the residence, a white male identified as 30-year-old Derek Ryan Gray of Vidor, was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and several illegally possessed prescription drugs. Another white male identified as 29-year-old Bobby Timothy Smith Jr. of Vidor, was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, including a glass pipe used to smoke methamphetamine.
Both Gray and Smith were arrested and transported to the Orange County Jail. Once at the jail, it was discovered that Gray had more hidden prescription pills on his person. Gray was charged with 4 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, ranging from 3rd Degree Felony to Class B Misdemeanors. Smith was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
On the morning of May 1, 2014, Judge David Peck arraigned Gray and Smith. Gray’s bond was set at $10,000 and he remains in custody. Smith’s bond was set at $500 and he has since posted bond and was released from the Orange County Jail.