Firearms, drugs seized in Rusk County raid

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, Texas – A Rusk County resident is facing felony charges following a raid on his home Tuesday morning. Terry Leon Milford, 66, was arrested after NCSO investigators, with the aid of the Rusk County Sheriff’s
Office, executed a search warrant on his home in the 12000 block of CR 3281 in Rusk County, just outside of Garrison, around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday. Through numerous undercover narcotics purchases in Nacogdoches County, NCSO investigators
determined Milford was responsible for the sale of narcotics here, and in Shelby and Rusk counties, leading them to secure the search warrant.
Inside the residence, law enfocement found 4.3 ounces of methamphetamine and 1.5 ounces of marijuana. They also found 26 firearms – 19 rifles and shotguns and seven handguns – and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. At least one of the firearms had been reported stolen in Rusk County, and another had an altered serial
number. Investigators are currently researching the status of all the weapons.
Milford, who is a convicted felon, is charged with a second-degree felony for possession of a controlled substance. He is currently incarcerated at the Rusk County jail on a $35,000 bond. This is an ongoing investigation, and additional charges are pending. The Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office, Nacogdoches Police Department, Shelby County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, for their assistance with this case