On Monday, February 14, 2011, Narcotics Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, served a search warrant in the 900 block of White Oak Drive in Vidor. Detectives received a tip from a concerned citizen and began an investigation. Detectives suspected that narcotics were being sold from the residence.
During the search, detectives recovered (16) bags of marijuana along with firearms and other drug paraphernalia. Detectives placed Darwin Ray Norris, W/M 10/09/62, and Darrin Ray Norris, W/M 01/29/91, both of Vidor, under arrest.
The father and son were transported to the Orange County Correctional Facility and charged with Possession of Marijuana M/B. Both suspects posted a $500 bond and were released on 02/14/11.
Sheriff Merritt is committed to battling all forms of illegal drug use or distribution in Orange County. Sheriff Merritt urges any concerned citizen to contact the Sheriff’s Office with crime tips.