An early morning drug raid leads to three people being charged - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

An early morning drug raid leads to three people being charged

Posted: Updated:

LAWTON, Okla._An early morning drug raid on a house in NW Lawton led to three people being charged today.

A stampede of special operation law enforcement officers launched the bust with a loud bang, catching several people inside off-guard at the home near NW 24th and Williams.

Officers were very thorough in their search without any injuries or having to fire a shot. The Lawton police department tactical team served the warrant based on the likelihood of guns being in the house.

The man said he just got off work, and came to the house to sleep.

"The next thing I know I hear a loud, loud, loud, loud, boom boom boom boom ...get down get down get down , and I'm just like what the," he said.

The tactical team threw a flash bang grenade outside the house to disorient those inside for a safer, and easier arrest. One person was a suspected meth dealer, two others were charged with possession of methamphetamines and marijuana.

He said he didn't know there were drugs in the house...saying he kept to his own business.

"I mean really, it was. You know. We family you know. I don't really get into peoples business, especially family's business. Whatever they do is their choice and it's my choice to do what I do," he said.

With an elderly lady living in the house, he believes the police could have handled it differently.

"Especially coming in, breaking windows and tearing through the house, all the extras and stuff that's not necessary. We are still people," he added.

During the search of the house police did find various amounts of meth, marijuana and paraphernalia. The home also had an extensive four camera security system.

Police are still in the process of collecting evidence and have not completed their investigation.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Representative Cole seeks seventh term

    Representative Cole seeks seventh term

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:21:23 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._U.S. Representative Tom Cole is seeking his seventh term in congress this election year. Oklahoma is known for its oil and gas industry, it's that industry that Cole says will grow over
    U.S. Representative Tom Cole is seeking his seventh term in congress this election year.
  • Altus will see a fare increase to use Southwest Transit

    Altus will see a fare increase to use Southwest Transit

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:15:33 GMT
    ALTUS, Okla._A fare increase in the small transit system in Altus is coming next month. That was announced Thursday at the Southwest Community Action Group's public forum. The non-profit is required to
    A fare increase in the small transit system in Altus is coming next month.
  • Ray will go to trial for murder charge

    Ray will go to trial for murder charge

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:50:12 GMT
    LAWTON, Okla._A Lawton woman charged with the murder of her son after allegedly abusing him will go to trial. That's what a Comanche County judge ordered for Denise Ray after she waived her right to
    A Lawton woman charged with the murder of her son after allegedly abusing him will go to trial.
Powered by WorldNow
KSWO-TV, 1401 SE 60th Street
Lawton, OK 73501

Telephone: (580) 355-7000
Fax: (580) 357-3811
Email: news@kswo.com

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KSWO. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.