LUBBOCK, Texas — Two men were arrested after an investigation turned up thousands in cash, 6.3 pounds of cocaine and a stolen gun, according to the Lubbock Police Department.
Trevon Hicks, 27, and Rodrick Bibbs, 22, were taken into custody around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8 in the 3300 block of East Bates.
Police said when SWAT helped serve the search warrant, both Hicks and Bibbs ran from the back of the house. The two were seen trying to get rid of evidence by Texas DPS air support.
Both were taken into custody shortly after without issues, LPD said.
During the search, police found cocaine worth more than $100,000, along with $72,220 in cash and two firearms, one of which was stolen.
Both suspects were taken to the Lubbock County Detention Center and booked of felony charges for “manufacturing, delivery of a controlled substance and possession of stolen firearms.”
The following is a press release from Lubbock Police:
(LUBBOCK, TX) –Two men are behind bars following an investigation by the Lubbock Police Department’s Narcotics Unit which resulted in the seizure of more than $185,000.
27 year-old Trevon Hicks, and 22 year-old Rodrick Bibbs were taken into custody around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8th, in the 3300 block of East Bates in connection to case number 22-9438.
LPD’s SWAT Team assisted in serving the search warrant. Upon entry into the house, both Hicks and Bibbs fled from the back of the house. The suspects were seen by The Texas Department of Public Safety’s air support unit attempting to discard of evidence. Both were taken into custody shortly after without incident.
Through the process of serving the search warrant, 6.3 pounds of cocaine, worth $114,240 was located, along with $72,220 in cash, and two firearms, one of which was stolen.
Both Hicks and Bibbs were arrested and transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center and booked on felony charges for manufacturing, delivery of a controlled substance and possession of stolen firearms.
End of release.