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Needville Area Drug Bust
Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office

The Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force, which is a Houston HIDTA Initiative (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area), 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 particular investigation, a search warrant was executed on May, 1, 2019 at a residence located 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 4 pounds of homemade THC infused edibles (trail mix bars), approximately 165 grams of THC oil/wax and over $5,000 in US currency. The illicit substances seized have an approximate street value of over $30,000.00.

        Two suspects were arrested and charged.

        Daniel Keeter, 31, of Needville, was arrested and booked into the Fort Bend County Jail on charges of; two counts First Degree Felony Manufacturing/Delivery of a controlled substance Drug Free Zone, Second Degree Felony Possession of Marijuana Drug Free Zone and State Jail Felony Money Laundering.

        Katrina Keeter, 29, of Needville, was arrested and booked into the Fort Bend County Jail on charges of; two counts First Degree Felony Manufacturing/Delivery of a controlled substance Drug Free Zone and Second Degree Felony Possession of Marijuana 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.    

 

Caitilin Espinosa-PIO

Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office