College Station police seize nearly $20K in drugs in three recent busts
College Station police said officers seized nearly $20,000 in drugs in three recent drug busts.
On Friday, officers with the Special Investigation Unit executed a search warrant in the 1500 block of Hawk Tree Drive. Investigators said they found more than 850 ecstasy tabs, cash related to the distribution of the drugs and a handgun all with an estimated street value of $4,250.
Then, on Tuesday, SIU officers conducted surveillance on a man identified as 40-year-old Nicholas Lamarque Pratt. Police said Pratt was believed to be involved in selling narcotics. Officers saw Pratt leaving an area they suspected to be used to make crack cocaine.
Pratt was pulled over for a traffic stop, which led officers to discover marijuana and over 40 grams of crack cocaine valued at over $4,000. According to the arrest affidavit, the drugs were found in two individual bags hidden under Pratt's testicles.
Officers also found instruments used to cook crack cocaine and ecstasy.
Pratt was charged with manufacturing/delivering a controlled substance, driving with an invalid license with previous convictions and possession of marijuana. He was released from the Brazos County Jail on a $16,000 bond.
On Wednesday, SIU officers executed a search warrant in the 3100 block of Cain Road where a man believed to be selling drugs was living. Investigators found cash, methamphetamine, edible marijuana, psilocybin mushrooms, THC vape cartridges, MDMA. LSD, ecstasy, Xanax, Adderall, Oxycodone, cocaine, multiple strands of marijuana, THC extract, handguns, stolen property, and Promethazine with Codeine cough syrup - all valued at an estimate of $11,000.
The man living in the apartment, identified as 27-year-old Trevor Jordan Smith, was booked into the Brazos County Jail on a $130,000 bond for manufacturing/delivering a controlled substance and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
According to the arrest affidavits, two people who were in the apartment to purchase drugs were also arrested. Joseph James Wise, 19, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and booked into the Brazos County Jail on a $20,000 bond. Haley Haferkamp, 18, was booked into jail on one count of possession of a controlled substance with a $5,000 bond.
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