Odessa Man Caught With Drugs

Odessa Man Caught With Drugs

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man was caught with drugs following a subject stop in Odessa.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, the stop was made in the 400 block of Allred.

According to the report, officers activated their emergency lights but the man continued walking and was hesitant to stop.

Police say the man, later identified as Derrick Adkinson, 41, turned away from officers, reached into his front right pants pocket and said that he may have a weapon but he was difficult to understand.

An investigation revealed that Adkinson had a felony warrant for violation of bond.

When they searched Adkinson, they found a bag of methamphetamine along with a glass pipe for smoking crack cocaine and Adkinson told police that he had smoked crack cocaine a few hours prior to the stop.

Adkinson has been charged with possession of methamphetamine and for possession of a controlled substance-violation of bond.