Three people were taken into custody in a span of two days for being in possession of some powerful illegal drugs in Stillwater.
Rocky Bradford, 46, of Perry, was charged January 17 with Aggravated Trafficking Illegal Drugs and Unlawful Possession of Controlled Drug With Intent to Distribute; Deja Crowder, 19, of Stillwater, was charged January 19 with Trafficking Illegal Drugs and Unlawful Possession of Controlled Drug; and Ricky Dominguez, 38, of Stillwater, was charged January 17 with Aggravated Trafficking Illegal Drugs, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Drug, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, all in Payne County District Court.
According to a Stillwater Police Department press release, on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, members of the Stillwater Police Department (SPD) Special Project Unit arrested Bradford for an outstanding Payne County warrant. A subsequent investigation revealed that Rocky was also in possession of six grams of Fentanyl and 11 grams of Methamphetamine.
On Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, SPD Special Project Unit conducted a traffic stop in the area of Boomer and Lakeview, Crowder was a passenger in the vehicle. The traffic stop investigation led to officers serving a search warrant at Crowder’s residence and seized 12 grams of Fentanyl during the search.
On Friday, Jan. 13, 2023, SPD Special Project Unit conducted a field interview of Dominguez at the hotel located at 5010 W. 6th Ave. During the interview, officers learned that Dominguez was in possession of 11 grams of Fentanyl pills.
“Illegal Fentanyl is a highly addictive opiate that is plaguing many communities throughout the United States,” the press release added. “Fentanyl is extremely dangerous to ingest because it is often made in clandestine labs and there is no control over the potency of the drug.”