Drew Faces Criminal Possession Charge
Weldon Drew is facing four charges including the felony offense of criminal possession of dangerous drugs, fentanyl. He is scheduled to appear in district court on Wednesday, Nov. 15.
If convicted of the felony charge, Drew faces maximum penalties of five years in jail, a $5,000 fine or both.
He is also facing the misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants, criminal possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct. Bond has been set at $25,000.
According to court documents, law enforcement received a report on Sept. 21, that Drew was behaving bizarrely at Cenex West. His actions included yelling and waving his arms around for no apparent reason.
Deputies responding knew that Drew was currently under state felony probation. When deputies contacted Drew, the court reports read that Drew was unable to provide clear answers and he made jerky movements.
Drew denied using drugs and claimed his behavior was the result of being struck on the head with a pipe the day before.
Deputies noticed drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.
Deputies then waited to secure a search warrant. The residue on the aluminum foil was sent to the criminal lab for analysis.