Fayette County resident arrested on both drug and firearm possession charges

Multiple drugs and a firearm were found inside Derrick East's vehicle



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Fayette County, Texas – According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, on Friday February 18th, deputies stopped 37 year old Derrick East of La Grange, in the Ellinger area of Fayette County. Deputies searched East’s vehicle and found Oxycodone, Morphine, marijuana and a firearm. East was placed under arrest for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon,  as well as possession of a controlled substance. East was then booked into the Dan R Beck Justice Center in La Grange.