(Orange, Texas)

April 25, 2014

Local woman arrested in drug bust at hotel

Tommy Mann Jr.
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — A local woman was arrested for felony drug possession following an investigation earlier this week.

Autumn Durden of Orange was arrested late Wednesday night by the Orange Police Department following the investigation of drug sales taking place from a local hotel just off Interstate 10 in Orange.

Officers arrested Durden, 26, at her hotel room at the Best Price Inn in Orange shortly after 10:30 p.m., Wednesday. Police discovered six ounces of methamphetamines and several packages of synthetic marijuana in the room.

Durden, who was charged with possession of a controlled substance, a second degree felony, was arrested on April 6, 2014, at the Studio 6 motel located on State Highway 62 in Orange for possession of a controlled substance also.

No information was immediately available on bond and if Durden was still in custody late Friday.