Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force, which is a Houston HIDTA Initiative
(High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area) concluded another investigation
targeting a main source of supply of marijuana and THC extracts in Fort Bend
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.
a result of this particular investigation, a search warrant was executed on
Sept. 7, 2018 in the early morning hours at a residence located at the 10000
block of Sugarbridge Trail in the unincorporated area of Sugar Land. The search
warrant lead to the seizure of approximately 6.5 pounds of marijuana, 198 THC
vapes, Xanax and a little over $7,000.00 in US currency. The illicit substances
seized have an approximate street value of over $33,000.00.
On Sept. 7, 2018, Faraz Shaikh, 20, of Sugar Land, was arrested and booked into
the Fort Bend County Jail on charges of; First Degree Felony
Manufacturing/Delivery of a controlled substance, State Jail Felony
Manufacturing/Delivery of a controlled substance, Second Degree Felony
Possession of Marijuana, and a State jail Felony Money Laundering charge. All
charges were committed in a Drug Free Zone.
“Our Narcotics Task Force continues to show great results against the war on
drugs,” said Sheriff Troy Nehls.