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Clifton Police make 6 drug trafficking arrests after months long investigation

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Posted at 1:31 PM, Feb 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-02 14:31:56-05

CLIFTON, TX — Clifton Police say they made 6 arrests after a months long investigation for drug trafficking.

The Clifton Police Department said they arrested 6 individuals in relation to an investigation that began in August 2019.

The investigation involved trafficking of narcotics, specifically meth.

A number of people were identified in the investigation, and surveillance was conducted at multiple addresses and locations.

Police say as leads and evidence became available, investigating officers began to obtain arrest warrants.

On Jan. 31, CPD conducted a round up and arrested the following:

39-year-old Archie Crawford, 40-year-old Jimmy Mack Taylor, and 28-year-old Corey Steven Spence, were arrested and charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance, a 2nd Degree Felony.

24-year-old Shaina Lee Smith was charged with 6 charges of Endangering a Child, one charge Hindering Apprehension of a Fugitive, as well as one charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

29-year-old Hannah Lynn Boshell was charged with six charges of Endangering a Child, and one charge of Delivery of a Controlled Substance.

21-year-old Jeremiah James Robertson was also arrested on one charge of Delivery of Marijuana, one charge of Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance, and one charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Clifton Police Chief Hendricks said, "I cannot express the amount of pride I have for my officers. This investigation was lengthy and demanding of their time and efforts and I commend them for their persistence and drive. The success of this investigation and the information obtained effectively shuts down a significant, organized narcotics trafficking operation, not only in our city, but in other nearby areas as well."

Hendricks says other individuals in Bosque County were identified and future arrests are expected.