The Police NewsFort Bend County, TX
Sugar Land Area Drug Bust
The 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 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 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.