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Three charged after drugs found in Collins traffic stop

Brian McGonagle

COLLINS — A traffic stop that led to Erie County sheriff’s deputies finding crystal methamphetamine, crack cocaine and LSD has led to charges for three individuals.

Around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, the deputy stopped a vehicle on Bagdad Road in the town after observing vehicle and traffic violations. The deputy discovered that 40-year-old Anthony Krepps, a passenger in the vehicle, had an outstanding warrant and was taken into custody, and the operator’s license is suspended.

A subsequent search of the vehicle and its occupants discovered approximately 15 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 1.5 grams of crack cocaine, one sheet of LSD, and four Suboxone tabs. Deputies found brass knuckles, a double-sided dagger, multiple drug pipes, and drug paraphernalia in addition to the narcotics. Also seized during the investigation was $5,254.00 in U.S. currency.

Charged are: Krepps and Crystal Krepps, both of Freedom, who face charges of criminal possession of meth with intent to sell, a class-B felony; criminal possession of LSD with intent to sell, a class- B felony; criminal possession of meth, a class-C felony; criminal possession of LSD, a class-C felony; criminal possession of cocaine, a class-D felony; criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, a class-D felony; criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class-A misdemeanor; criminal use of drug paraphernalia, a class-A misdemeanor.

Brian McGonagle, 28, of Cherry Creek, a convicted felon, was charged with riminal possession of meth with intent to sell, a class-B felony; criminal possession of LSD with intent to sell, a class- B felony; criminal possession of meth, a class-C felony; criminal possession of LSD, a class-C felony; criminal possession of cocaine, a class-D felony; criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, a class-D felony; two felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon — previous conviction; criminal use of drug paraphernalia, a class-A misdemeanor; criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class-A misdemeanor.

Anthony Krepps

All three defendants were arraigned Thursday. Anthony Krepps and Brian McGonagle were remanded to the Erie County Holding Center without bail. Crystal Krepps was released without bail.

Crystal Krepps

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