NEEDVILLE (Covering Fort Bend News) – The Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force, which is a Houston High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Initiative, has concluded an investigation targeting a main source of supply of marijuana, THC extracts/edibles and other illicit substances in Fort Bend County.
During the past several months, Task Force Officers have conducted numerous undercover operations focused on identifying sources of supply of marijuana and illicit THC extracts sold and distributed in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Fort Bend County.
As a result of this investigation, a search warrant was executed on May 1 at a residence in the 10000 block of Lake Thomas Street in the unincorporated area of Needville.
The search warrant lead to the seizure of approximately 10.3 pounds of marijuana including several mature marijuana plants, approximately 48 grams of Psilocybin (Mushrooms), approximately four pounds of homemade THC infused edibles (trail mix bars), approximately 165 grams of THC oil/wax and more than $5,000 in U.S. currency. The illicit substances seized have an approximate street value of more than $30,000.00.
Two suspects have been arrested and charged.
Daniel Keeter, 31, of Needville, was arrested and booked into the Fort Bend County Jail and charged with two counts of first-degree felony manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance Drug Free Zone, second-degree felony possession of marijuana in a Drug Free Zone and state jail felony money laundering.
Katrina Keeter, 29, of Needville, was arrested and booked into the Fort Bend County Jail wo counts of first-degree felony manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance Drug Free Zone, second-degree felony possession of marijuana in a Drug Free Zone.
“Thank you to the Narcotics Task Force for your diligence in trying to keep our streets free of drugs,” said Sheriff Troy Nehls.