Beware Of Drugs That Look Like Candy

With the recent arrest of two men for possession of ecstasy pills, the Corpus Christi Police Department wants to warn citizens that this type of drug is available in the city and we want to show people what it looks like.

On January 13, Officers with the Narcotics and Vice Unit, arrested two men at the barge dock on North Shoreline Boulevard. One of the men had in his possession a large bag of nearly 1000 ecstasy pills.

Police want to warn everyone in the community that these pills are illegal drugs that may be mistaken for some type of candy.

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Ecstasy pills confiscated by Corpus Christi Police from January 13 arrest

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Ecstasy pills confiscated by Corpus Christi Police from January 13 arrest

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Ecstasy pills confiscated by Corpus Christi Police from January 13 arrest

ORIGINAL POST

 The Corpus Christi Police Narcotics and Vice Investigations Division  conducted an operation January 13 in the area of 1900 North Shoreline Boulevard that resulted in the arrest of two men.

The operation was the result of an investigation by Officers into the sale of Ecstasy. It  resulted in the arrest of Shamar Lindsey (07/29/1986) and Joshua Lindsey (11/26/1988). 

As Officers attempted to arrest Shamar Lindsey, he evaded Officers on foot and threw a significant quantity of crack cocaine into Corpus Christi Bay at the barge dock. The drugs were recovered with the assistance of Marina Patrol.  The drugs recovered were determined to be 28.80 grams of crack cocaine that resulted in charges of delivery of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence, both felony offenses.  He was additionally charged with evading arrest, a Class A misdemeanor.

Joshua Lindsey was contacted in a vehicle that was stopped by Corpus Christi Police K9 Officers leaving the scene of the investigation.  He was found to be in possession of approximately 1000 pills of Ecstasy weighing 202.76 grams. He was charged with delivery of a controlled substance, a first degree felony.  He was additionally charged with possession of marijuana, a Class B misdemeanor.

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Ecstasy pills drugs and money confiscated by Corpus Christi Police
on January 13