Llano County deputies make two drug busts in two days

FROM STAFF REPORTS

LLANO — An off-duty Llano County deputy nabbed an alleged drug dealer who was apparently peddling methamphetamine in a youth ball field parking lot March 12.

According to a Llano County Sheriff’s Office press release, an off-duty deputy was attending his child’s baseball practice at Barney Lee Field in Llano when somebody alerted him of a possible drug deal occuring in the parking lot. The deputy investigated the situation and arrested Cassidy Lynn Perry, 19, of Llano for possession of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone.

Officials said the drug the suspect allegedly had in possession at the time of the arrest was methamphetamine. Llano police officers assisted with the investigation and arrest.

The next day in another drug case, Llano County deputies executed a search warrant in the 3400 block of Oklahoma Street in Kingsland.

During the search, investigators found approximately five grams of methamphetamine, some marijuana and a firearm.

Deputies arrested and charged David Dale Lawley, 65, of Kingsland with possession of a controlled substance and felon in possession of a firearm. They also arrested Kyle Eugene Wessling, 22, of Tow for possession of a prohibited substance in a correctional facility and possession of a controlled substance.

Both were booked into the Llano County Jail.

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