47 year old Robert Grant Rowe, of Livingston, was arrested and charged with manufacuring and delivery of methamphetamine.
Crime Stopper Tip Sets Off Investigation and Arrest of Alleged Drug Dealer, LIVINGSTON, August 14, 2012 - On August 11th, 2012 the Polk County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division arrested Robert Grant Rowe,47, of Livingston, for manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance.
The Polk County Narcotics Divison recieved several tips that Rowe had been involved in several illegal narcotics transactions and launched an investigation that lasted for nearly 4 months.
Narcotics Detective Christopher Lima conducted a traffic stop on Farm to Market Road 350 North after reciveing an anonymous crime stoppers tip Rowe had a large quantity of methamphetimine in his possesion and would be traveling FM 350 north towards Livingston.
Detective Lima along with Precinct #2 Deputy Constable Richard Lively conducted a probable cause traffic stop on Rowe's vehicle near the Plum Creek area of FM 350 North.
Narcotics Detective Lt. Andy Lowrie and his certified K-9 was summoned to the scene to perform an open air search by Lowrie's Dutch Shepard on different locations on the vehicle. The trailer caused an odor response by the K-9.
A subsequent search warrant was obtained for Rowe's vehicle, Trailer, and Kawasaki Mule.
During execution of the search warrant a large quantity of methamphetimine was located in an amount greater than 4 grams but less than 200 grams.
Robert (Bob) Rowe was taken to the Polk County Jail and booked in on charges of no license plate, defective tail light, and manufactuer /delivery controlled substance, a felony.
As of August 12, 2012 Rowe remained in the Polk County Jail under a $40,000 bond issued by Justice of the peace Larry Whitworth of Corrigan.
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