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TERRELL, Texas — Narcotics search warrants simultaneously executed at two nearby residences in Terrell on Thursday night netted four arrests, according to police.

On Thursday afternoon, August 20, 2020, members of the Terrell-Forney SWAT team and the Terrell Police Department's Narcotics Unit simultaneously executed the narcotics search warrants at a residence located at 509 Bethlehem and a vacant lot at 511 Bethlehem, which is located adjacent Friendship Baptist Church.

Police say the search warrants at both addresses were in relation to the same suspects.

"Officers knocked and announced before forcing entry into 509 Bethlehem," read a statement from the Terrell Police Department.

There, police detained a 68-year-old female homeowner inside the home and 49-year-old Leonard Wilson, also known as "Head," 47-year-old Michael Edwards, 43-year-old Brandon Henderson, and 43-year-old Sherrod Ross in the vacant lot.

Officers seized crack cocaine, marijuana, and a THC-concentrate vape cartridge, the Terrell Police Department announced.

Edwards and Ross were arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, Henderson and arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance in penalty group 2 less than one gram, and Wilson was arrested and charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group 1 greater than or equal to four grams and less than 200 grams. Henderson and Wilson are being held at the Terrell Municipal Jail where they are awaiting arraignment.