In January of 2017, information was developed in reference to the sale and distribution of cocaine and marijuana in Conroe, Texas. On January 21, 2017, the Montgomery County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MOCONET) and Special Investigations Unit (SIU) conducted a search warrant in the 2400 block of FM 1488 at the Grand Estates in the Forest Apartment complex.
As a result of the search warrant approximately 22 grams of cocaine, 1 pound of marijuana, 300 grams of edibles marijuana, 1 gram of wax or shatter, 45 grams of testosterone, and $7,500.00 in US Currency were seized. Arrested as a result of the investigation was Michael Sotello. Sotello was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance-First Degree Felony and for an outstanding possession of marijuana warrant. Sotello is currently in the Montgomery County Jail.
Michael Sotello DOB 11-01-1990
The Montgomery County Narcotics Enforcement Task Force is a cooperative multi-agency task force which consists of law enforcement agencies from, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Walker County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County Precinct 4 Constables Offices, Texas Department of Public Safety-CID, Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Walker County District Attorney’s Office, Customs and Border Protection Houston Air and Marine Operations, and Homeland Security Investigations. Participating agencies recognized that a special collaborative effort was necessary to more effectively combat the drug distribution and collection of drug proceeds throughout the area.