KPD Organized Crime Unit Raids Local Motel

Motel RaidKilleen Police raid local downtown motel for narcotics.

The Killeen Police Department Organized Crime Unit  conducted several investigations over the past several months,  into narcotics activity that had been occurring within various rooms at the Motel 7, located at 729 E. VMB.  As a result of these investigations eight narcotic search warrants and two arrest warrants were obtained.

Today, Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 5:30am, the Killeen Police Department Organized Crime Unit and Tactical Response Unit along with members of the Harker Heights Police Department executed the eight narcotic search warrants and the two arrest warrants at the Motel 7.  Eight rooms were breached and seven arrests were made for various charges.

Detectives recovered four guns, an unspecified amount of narcotics and cash as well as stolen property.  The charges range from Possession of Drug Paraphernalia to Unlawful Carrying of a Firearm to Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Controlled Substance.

This investigation has led to other ongoing investigations.  The names and photos of the arrested subjects have been withheld until they have been arraigned on Thursday, February 11, 2016.

 

Carroll Smith
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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