State Police Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest Of Two Felons

Amhad Williams
NMSP News:
ALBUQUERQUE  At 9 a.m. Oct. 12, 2017 a New Mexico State Police officer conducted a traffic stop on a gold Lexus at Central and Alcazar. 
As the officer turned around to initiate the traffic stop, the Lexus drove away quickly. The vehicle abruptly stopped at a nearby apartment complex.  


Tevin King
The driver and the passenger of the Lexus exited the vehicle and walked towards an upstairs apartment. The driver was later identified as Tevin King, 24, of Albuquerque, and the passenger was identified as Amhad Williams, 27, of Albuquerque. The officer gave verbal commands for King and Williams to stop and return to their vehicle. 
Both King and Williams failed to comply with the officers commands and walked into their apartment and closed the door. After a few minutes the officer was able to coax King and Williams from their apartment. King and Williams were placed under arrest for evading/resisting a law enforcement officer. 
King gave the officer consent to search his residence. A search of the apartment produced approximately 40 prescription pills that were individually packaged in a manner consistent with narcotics distribution. A search warrant was obtained for the vehicle and yielded 35 grams of crack cocaine, 12 grams of cocaine, 67 grams of marijuana, and two handguns. 
Both King and Williams were on probation at the time of the arrest. They were both charged with felon in possession of a firearm, possession of drugs with the intent to distribute, and resisting / evading a law enforcement officer.
No further information is available for this case.
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