Ongoing Narcotics Trafficking Investigation Leads to Arrest, Seizure of Several Pounds of Methamphetamine
A 45-year-old Abilene man was arrested in San Angelo yesterday after Police caught him with nearly 3.30 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop.
On Tuesday, September 19, 2017, members of the San Angelo Police Department’s Street Crimes Division (SCD) located Kenneth Collins, who was a person of interest in an ongoing narcotics trafficking investigation, driving a white 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck near the 4300 block of W. Houston Harte.
Collins was stopped in the 600 block of E. Houston Harte Expressway after he made a traffic violation. During the stop, San Angelo Police Service Dog Duke conducted an open air sniff around the vehicle and subsequently alerted Officers to the presence of contraband.
During a probable cause search of the vehicle, Officers located approximately 3.30 pounds of suspected narcotics, which field-tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine.
Collins was arrested for First Degree Felony Manufacture Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 and transported to the Tom Green County Jail where he remains on $100,000 bond.