Rusk County arrests

Vernon Phillips, 21, of Cypress and Archie Grayer Jr., 30, of Greenville, Mississippi, were booked Monday into the Rusk County Jail after sheriff’s office officials said a probable cause search revealed several kinds of drugs and a kit for a “Ghost Gun.”

Deputies arrested two men Monday after a Rusk County traffic stop led to the discovery of several kinds of drugs and a parts kit for an AR-15 style “Ghost Gun.”

Vernon Phillips, 21, of Cypress and Archie Grayer Jr., 30, of Greenville, Mississippi, were booked Monday into the Rusk County Jail each on a charge of possession of a dangerous drug, possession of marijuana and three counts of possession of a controlled substance. Total bond on the charges was set at $74,500.

The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that deputies stopped their vehicle early Monday on Texas 315. During a traffic investigation, a probable cause search resulted in the seizure of suspected Ecstasy, Promethazine, Xanax, Oxycodone, marijuana and a kit and ammunition for the rifle.

Additional charges are possible, according to the office.

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