Waco: Police Seize 18 Ounces Of Cocaine In Local Raid

WACO (February 19, 2014) Drug Enforcement Unit and SWAT Team officers served a search warrant Wednesday morning at a home at 2905 Morrow Ave., seized 18 ounces of cocaine and arrested two people, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

A toddler was asleep in the home at the time of the raid, Swanton said.

Officers also recovered several weapons, cash, a small quantity of marijuana, and drug-packaging paraphernalia, Swanton said.

Officers arrested Gerald Wayne Howard, 55, and Valecia Evette Howard, 60, Swanton said.

They’re facing possession of a controlled substance and endangering a child charges, Swanton said.

Child Protective Services responded to the home to assist with the toddler whom officers found sleeping, he said.

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