Trinity authorities arrest 3 in 2 drug busts

Photo courtesy of Trinity Police Department.
Photo courtesy of Trinity Police Department.

TRINITY, TX (KTRE) - Trinity Police and the deputies with the Precinct 1 Constable's Office arrested three people Tuesday night following two undercover drug operations.

According to the Trinity Police Facebook page, officers arrested a married couple in relation to meth and morphine possession and a Trinity man on morphine possession.

Officer arrested Richard Kintz, 45, and Tanya Kintz, 45, at their residence in Outback Marina and Dennis Aylor, 59, at his residence on Main Street.

"Hydromorphone is a derivative of morphine and is highly sought after by drug users," the police department's press release stated. "The pills are often crushed, heated with water, and injected to create the similar effects of morphine. Although the pills are small, they have an average street value of $25 apiece."

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