Manufacture and Delivery of Controlled Substance
On Thursday, January 16, 2020, Tom Green County Deputy William Kirkland conducted a traffic stop, for a traffic violation, near the 1300 block of North Chadbourne Street. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Channing Tate.
During the roadside interview with the driver, Deputy Kirkland observed indications of criminal activity and deception by Tate.
Deputy Kirkland requested assistance from San Angelo Police Department K-9. San Angelo PD Officer Tumlinson arrived on scene. There was a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.
During a probable cause search of the vehicle, Deputy Kirkland located multiple containers of illegal narcotics. 27 syringes containing a total 9.8 grams of methamphetamine and a clear plastic bag containing 1.2 grams of methamphetamine. 58 empty syringes and multiple empty plastic bags were also located.
Tate was arrested for Manufacture and Delivery of Controlled Substance.
The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office is appreciative of the assistance provided by the San Angelo Police Department's K-9 and their support in taking illegal drugs off the streets of Tom Green County.