Drugs, Firearms, Felons, and Kids, LIVINGSTON, December 2, 2019 - During the period of November 22, through November 28, 2019, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives were assisting Tyler County Sheriff’s Office in locating an active fugitive with multiple felony warrants who had evaded arrest and while doing so, left his two children abandoned in his vehicle with illegal narcotics in the City of Woodville. Tyler County detectives identified the suspect as Christopher Montoya. They obtained information in reference to his whereabouts at a residence off of US-190 East on Nettles Cemetery Road in Polk County and provided Polk County Sheriff’s Office with the suspect’s facebook profile that corroberated the information leading detectives to believe the suspect would be at the residence. During early morning hours November 21, Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the residence off of Nettles Cemetery road to conduct the felony warrant service. Multiple attempts to make contact with the occupants of the residence were made. Occupants came to the door without opening it and locked the door and barricaded themselves inside. While attempting to communicate with the resident at the door, deputies observed a firearm and illegal narcotics sitting in open view inside the front seat of a vehicle sitting in the driveway near the front door. Narcotics detectives arrived on scene and obtained a search warrant for the residence and the property. A search of the residence revealed Montoya, Kimberly Foster, Portia Winston, and five juvenile children. Montoya was taken into custody. A further search of the residence revealed three firearms, ecstacy, marijuana, fentanyl pills, and over two pounds of methamphetamine. Montoya is a convicted felon and cannot lawfully possess any firearm. The illegal narcotics were found throughout the residence and easily accessible to the children. Montoya, Foster, and Winston were all charged with manufacture and/or delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group one in the amount of greater than four hundred grams (methamphetamine), manufacture and/or delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group one in the amount of greater than or equal to four grams but less than two hundred grams x2 (ecstacy and fentanyl), and endangering of a child x5. Montoya was also charged with six outstanding warrants and unlawful possession of a firearm by felon x3.
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Portia Rashawn Winston, 30, of Woodville
Kimberly I-Kea Tysha Foster, 19, of Hillister
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