Drug Investigation

For Immediate Release
May 18, 2023

MCTXSheriff Seizes Large Quantity of Narcotics

The Montgomery County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MOCONET) recently conducted an operation where they were able to remove a large quantity of narcotics off our local streets earlier this month. 

During the course of the investigation, approximately 24,000 multi-colored pills ewer seized. A test of the pills was positive for the presence of Methamphetamine. The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office would like to take the opportunity to help educate parents and other citizens on what these types of narcotics can look like as they often resemble candy. While the design may be used to conceal the illegal nature of these drugs, it also can encourage children who are unaware of the dangers these pills represent to eat them and potentially lead to very dangerous results. 

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office encourages those who have knowledge of illegal narcotics use or sales to please contact Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP (7867) or you can also report tips anonymously at www.stopdrugesmontgomerycounty.org. 

Photo of gloved hand combing through a large pile of multi-colored pills. Photo of 2 large bags of multi-colored pills and a piece of paper with 5 lines of pills of each color and shape.

Information Source
Specialist Steve Squier
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Administrative Services Division

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