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Bell County deputy finds drugs on Pineville man after arrest for outstanding warrant

Updated: Dec 31, 2020

From the Bell County Sheriff's Department -

Fred Whitehead - BCDC

At approximately 3:30 pm Bell County Deputy Frank Foster observed 69-year-old Fred Whitehead of Pineville driving on Highway 25E. The deputy knew that Whitehead had an outstanding warrant from a previous case of his and he initiated a traffic stop for an arrest.


A search incident to arrest of Whitehead yielded a black case containing two bags of a crystal-like substance believed to be Methamphetamine weighing 3.3 grams, a clear bag of Marijuana, and two white pills determined to be Hydrocodone.


Fred Whitehead was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with trafficking controlled substance – 1st degree, 1st offense (greater than two grams – Methamphetamine), possession of Marijuana, and possession of controlled substance – 1st degree, 1st offense (drug unspecified).

He was also served the outstanding warrant.

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