The Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Tactical Narcotics Team and Detectives executed a search warrant at the home of John Matthew Tatum (age-44) on Highway 483 in the Converse area on March 6th, 2021.
T.N.T. Agents began an investigation of Tatum several months ago and were able to obtain a search warrant for his Hwy 483 property.
Agents and Detectives seized approximately 1.8625 pounds of methamphetamine, 388 grams of marijuana, 23 grams of synthetic cannabinoids, several smoking devices, measuring scales and three stolen firearms.
Tatum was booked into the Sabine Parish Detention Center for Possession with intent to distribute schedule II (Meth), Possession with intent to distribute schedule I (Marijuana), Possession with intent to distribute schedule I (Synthetic Cannabinoids), Possession of drug paraphernalia, Possession of firearm in the presence of a CDS and 3-counts of Illegal possession of stolen firearms.
A total $75,000 bond was set this morning by 11th Judicial District Court Judge Stephen B. Beasley.
Tatum remains in jail at this time.