SHERIFF'S OFFICE INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN RECOVERY OF NARCOTICS FROM SEWER LINE
On or about January 27, 2022, the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division initiated a narcotics investigation based off an online, anonymous crime tip. On March 3, 2022, deputies executed a search warrant in the 900 block of North Bishop Street. A search of the residence and sewer line leading from the residence yielded a quantity of methamphetamine. John Kolster, 48 years of age, was arrested for Manufacture / Deliver Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 >=4G<200G and Tampering / Fabricate Physical Evidence.
Deputies from the Special Operations Group, Criminal Investigation Division, and patrol division assisted in the search.
This remains an active investigation and additional charges are possible.
The Sheriff's Office would like to thank the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Center for Tactical Medicine for their assistance in this operation.
The Sheriff's Office would also like to thank the public for the support and information which contributes to our continuing effort to combat drugs and crime.