Four arrested on meth trafficking charges in Hamilton County
HAMILTON, Texas (KWTX) - Authorities in Central Texas arrested four more individuals during an ongoing criminal investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine in and around Hamilton County.
Willis Andrew White, 32; Christino Escobar Vasquez, 62; Julia Noelle Burks, 31; and Michael Jay Cagle, 39, all of Stephenville, Texas, were each charged with engaging in organized criminal activity, and manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance.
The latest arrests come after authorities in Hamilton County arrested 22 individuals in July 2022 in a meth trafficking scheme with alleged ties to a Mexican drug cartel.
“The investigation continues with numerous arrests still to come regarding this criminal enterprise,” said Hamilton County Justin Caraway.
If convicted, each defendant could face a minimum of 20 years in a state prison.
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