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Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Friday, Nov. 2, the Fayette County Narcotics Unit went to 7133 Vista Ranch Road near Bastrop County to investigate ongoing allegations of illegal drug activity. During the search of the home, deputies located methamphetamine, five firearms (pictured) and marijuana.

Arrested for possession of methamphetamine was Aja Mindy Dodson, 33, of Smithville. Also arrested was Matthew Hinton Ellis, 28, for possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of firearms by a felon.

Four children also live in the home but were not present during the search.The children have been removed temporarily by Child Protective Services until the investigation is complete, Sheriff Korenek reported on Monday, Nov. 5. Dodson’s bail was set at $5,000 and Ellis’ bond was set at $10,000. Both made bail and were released on Saturday, Nov. 3.


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