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Deputies arrest two suspects after undercover narcotics operation

(Source: Coryell County Jail) (Source: Coryell County Jail)
(Source: Coryell County Jail) (Source: Coryell County Jail)
GATESVILLE, TX (KXXV) -

The Coryell County Sheriff's office said they arrested two suspects after a lengthy undercover narcotics operation in the Gatesville area. 

Deputies said that the Texas Auto Theft Task Force Unit along along with Chief Deputy Wilcox and Coryell County Sheriff Scott Williams completed a search and arrest at two locations. 

The suspects arrested were 21-year-old Joseph Johnson and 19-year-old Cursti Turner-Cope. 

Johnson was charged with two counts of delivery of marijuana in a drug free zone, and Turner-Cope was charged with manufacture or deliver of marijuana. Deputies said more charges are pending for Johnson.

Deputies seized around 10 pounds of marijuana and a large sum of cash. 

Deputies believe the marijuana was brought to Gatesville from the Colorado area. 

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