Drugs, guns, money nabbed in raid

Mexia News Staff Report

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office back on March 17 seized a large amount of drugs, firearms and currency during a search of Ardith Herring, 53, at the Cefco gas station in Kosse.
Methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia were located at that time and another suspect was identified. The second subject, Jimmy Speer, 35, was searched and a large amount of methamphetamines and money were recovered.
Speer and Herring were arrested and a search warrant was obtained for Speer’s residence, at 737 LCR 707 in Kosse. The search warrant was executed on the same date which resulted in recovering 11 firearms, additional methamphetamines, drug paraphernalia and a stolen camper trailer. More than $4,000 in cash was seized. The search warrant resulted in the additional arrest of 56-year-old Alice Hargraves.
The amount of methamphetamines recovered has an estimated street value of approximately $15,000.

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