Two charged with trafficking meth

By Matt Swearengin -

Two people arrested on the Sunday have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine.

Forty-four-year-old Bradley David Goza and 39-year-old Chrisandra Renee Pogue, alias Chrisandra Renae Reeves, both of Colbert, were charged Tuesday.

According to court documents, Colbert Police seized 214.32 grams of methamphetamine after raiding a Franklin Street home.

They were also charged with felony possession of a police radio in the commission of a felony and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

The residence was searched after receiving a tip.

According to court records, Goza has a prior felony conviction for possession of a firearm during a commission of a felony in relation to drug trafficking and was sentenced in 2004 to 63 months in federal prison.

Pogue has prior convictions for possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine.

In other news, Durant firefighters have snuffed out several small fires.

They were dispatched Monday to 902 Hillcrest Ave. where they put out a brush fire that was contained to a 20 x 30 foot area.

They responded to another brush fire Monday on Cemetery Road and that fire was contained to a 20 x 20 foot area, according to a DFD report.

Also on Monday, firefighters put out a 30 x 30 foot grass fire near the roadside in front of Herron’s Carpet on Bryan Drive.

Friday evening, they responded to Save-A-Lot, 917 W. Main St., where there was an electrical short on a cooler. They remained on scene until an electrician arrived.

Contact Matt Swearengin at 634-2160 or

By Matt Swearengin

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