BELL COUNTY, Texas — A Belton man and woman were arrested Thursday after a meth bust at a home in Bell County, officials said.

The Bell County Organized Crime Unit and the Bell County Sheriff’s Department Tactical Unit executed a search warrant at a home in the 6000 block of Tallow Drive.

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Officers seized 3.3 pounds of crystal methamphetamine, large sums of cash and firearms, officials said.

The estimated street value of the drugs is more than $75,000, according to investigators.

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Thomas Joseph Dowling III, 40, and Monika Heidi Brackett, 33, were taken into the custody of the U.S. Marshal in Waco on federal drug charges.

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