Hockley County Sheriff Ray Scifres issued a news release Tuesday with more information concerning the drug arrest on Friday in Levelland.
On Friday, May, 5, 2017, at approximately 12:20 AM, a deputy conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Hwy 114 and Hwy 385 in Levelland that led to an investigation into possible narcotics-related activity. Adebayo Abdul Isola, Jr., 29, of Lubbock, was arrested for multiple charges stemming from the contact.
A quantity of suspected methamphetamine was located inside the vehicle in which Isola was a passenger. The substance that was located weighed approximately 98 grams, and a small quantity of currency was also located.
Isola was arrested for Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Penalty Group 1, 4<200 grams, and Evading Arrest/Detention. Isola is also accused of running from the scene when deputies attempted to take him into custody, but was quickly apprehended. Isola was tased when he fled and sustained a small cut on his head. Isola was checked by medical personnel and treated for the minor injury.
Isola is being held in the Hockley County jail on the charges, and bonds total $22,000.
Additional evidence was seized and the investigation is ongoing.