Three arrested during search warrant in Pinehurst

Published 12:28 pm Wednesday, November 18, 2015

PRESS RELEASE — On Tuesday, 11/17/15 at 01:50AM a search warrant was executed at 3512 Pheasant Orange, TX.  (The City of Pinehurst).

The search warrant was the result of a joint investigation between the Orange Police Narcotics Division, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division, the Sulphur, LA Police Department Narcotics Division and the BATF. 

Officers recovered an ounce of methamphetamine, five firearms (one reported stolen – shotgun), and $1990 in cash.

DWAYNE A. VESSEL (B/M 04/19/80) was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and felon in possession of a firearm.  He was taken to the Orange County Jail.

VESSEL posted bond and was released from the jail at 10:00 AM that date.  At 1:00PM Officers from the Orange Police Narcotics Division were contacted by Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and advised that they had just issued two warrants for VESSEL’s arrest for delivery of a controlled substance in Louisiana.  Officers went back to 3512 Pheasant and found VESSEL in the front yard where he was placed under arrest for the warrants. 

Also at the residence with VESSEL was TERRENCE BUDWINE (B/M 08/24/80) and LAURANT JEFFERSON (B/M 08/21/82).   BUDWINE was found in possession of approximately seven grams of methamphetamine.  BUDWINE was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. JEFFERSON had an outstanding felony warrant out the 260thDistrict County in Orange County for possession of a controlled substance.  He was also arrested.  Officers recovered an additional stolen handgun at the scene.