Morgan Whitecotton (32), a Marlow resident, was arrested on Thursday in his home during a joint action by the Stephens County Sheriff’s Department, Marlow Police and the District Attorney’s Task Force. The police operation was conducted after they received information from the Homeland Security, who intercepted a suspicious package from the Netherlands addressed to Whitecotton, containing MDMA. During the house raid of the man, law enforcement authorities found illegal substances such as LSD, marijuana, cocaine and items commonly used for drug distribution. The confiscated equipment included a capsule making machine, as well as syringes, liquid steroids, and marijuana pipes.
Investigators went undercover and watched as Whitecotton takes the package inside his house. Soon after this, authorities were able to issue a search warrant. Sheriff Wayne McKinney of Stephens County made this statement about the 32-year-old man:
“His home was within 2,000 feet of a school, which makes it even worse. You know, where our young children are going to school. You’ve got people in and out of this neighborhood, which is a very nice neighborhood in Marlow, in and out of this neighborhood dealing drugs. I’m glad we were able to get it off our streets and get that individual