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Police bust drug dealer

Published: Thursday, October 7, 2010

Updated: Friday, October 8, 2010 03:10

San Angelo Police Department traffic officers stopped of a local man and allowed detectives to discover one kilo brick of powder cocaine, six pounds of marijuana and $6,700 cash.

After the traffic stop in the 1400 block of West Beauregard, detectives then searched Fred Lewis of San Angelo's home, where they found and seized $17,000 more.

The investigation continued and led to another search where about six more pounds of marijuana were found.

Lieutenant David Howard, Public Information Officer of SAPD, said that Tuesday Narcotics Detectives had developed probable cause the man was in possession of illegal narcotics.

As a result, SAPD Narcotics Detectives and Customs and Border Protection Air Branch made the traffic stop.

Lewis was taken into Tom Green County Jail on charges of felony possession of marijuana, and manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, cocaine.

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