Williamson Police Department drug arrest


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WILLIAMSON – A Williamson man was arrested Thursday, by Chief Blair and Lt. G. Dotson of the Williamson Police Department on felony charges related to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Brandon Rocap, 30 of Williamson, was arrested after delivering hydrocodone to a confidential informant in the Williamson area.

A criminal complaint states that officers conducted a controlled purchase of hydrocodone from Recap outside of his residence. The informant allegedly went inside Recap’s residence with a recorder and $50 and returned with a small cellophane containing ten white pills.

The informant handed the evidence to the officers and gave a statement concerning the alleged transaction.

At that time, officers arrested Rocap and red him his Miranda Rights.

During a pat down, the officers seized several medication bottles inside Rocap’s pocket including a bottle for hydrocodone.

Also, Rocap allegedly provided officers with a video statement admitting that he had sold his medication for monetary gain.

Hydrocodone is classified as a narcotic drug and a controlled substance. It is considered unlawful for a person to manufacture, deliver, of possess with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance.

If Rocap is convicted, he faces up to 15 years in a state correctional facility and could be fined up to $25,000.

Information in this article was obtained by use of a criminal complaint which is public record. A criminal complaint is merely an accusation and those named should be considered innocent until proven guilty.

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