Three Denton people charged in drug investigation

Charlie Dennis King, Tiffany Nicole Newton, Dorcus Estelle Newton
Aug. 14, 2013 @ 01:28 PM

Detectives with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Vice Narcotics Unit arrested three people Aug. 13 following  a drug investigation at 222 Cope Lane in Denton.

Detectives found 20 Opana 20 mg pills, a scale, an unlabeled pill bottle and drug ledgers.

The following people were charged with trafficking opium/ heroin by possession, trafficking opium/ heroin by transportation and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Charlie Dennis King, 55, of 222 Cope Lane, Denton.

Tiffany Nicole Newton, 22, of 1578 Yates Road, Denton.

Dorcus Estelle Newton, 24, of 1578 Yates Road, Denton.

Detectives also served King with an outstanding warrant for simple possession of Schedule IV (Xanax) and simple possession of Schedule II (Opana).

King was given a $100,000 secured bond, Tiffany Newton and Dorcus Newton were each given a $50,000 secured bond. All three have a court date of Sept. 24.