Local woman served with felony drug warrant

Tara Leigh Merlo, 40, of the 5500 block of Old Granbury Road, on Oct. 29 was served with a felony warrant accusing her of possession of a controlled substance, under 1 gram, and taken into custody at her home by deputies according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose. Merlo lied to the deputies about her name, Rose stated, and was also charged with a Class A misdemeanor count of failure to identify as a fugitive.