TOWN BLUFF – A Woodville man was arrested last week on a suspected theft charge and possession of drugs.
According to Tyler County Sheriff Bryan Weatherford, deputies with the Tyler County Sheriff ’s Office ar-rested 30-year-old Devon Ray Moucheron, of Woodville, on the morning of Sun-day, July 16. Weatherford said that the patrolling deputies were made aware of a possible theft that had allegedly just occurred at a residence on County Road 4140. The deputies were provided a description of the suspect’s vehicle, a black Chevrolet se-dan, which was southbound along FM 92.
The deputies located the vehicle, and were able to con-duct a stop, near Spurger. passenger in the vehicle, whom the deputies identified as Moucheron, told them that he had permission to take two car rims from the residence on CR 4140.
“During a search of the trunk, deputies located the car rims,” Weatherford said. He added that a search of the vehicle turned up a crystal-line substance that field-test-ed positive for methamphetamines. Other items of drug paraphernalia were present in the vehicle, and Moucheron admitted to the deputies that the meth and items of paraphernalia were his.
He was taken into custody and transported to the Tyler County Jail, where he was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance for the meth and was found to have a warrant out of Tyler County for engaging in organized criminal activity. Pct. 1 Justice of the Peace Tina Self set Moucheron’s bond at $30,000. Moucheron has since bonded out of jail, ac- cording to jail records.
Weatherford said that the rims were returned to the caller, and Moucheron was issued a criminal trespass warning for the residence.
Additionally, Weatheford said, Moucheron could face additional charges related to the theft.