Moses Lake man on federal probation arrested by INET for selling meth
— Moses Lake WA
A 38-year-old Moses Lake man who was on federal probation for drug convictions was arrested Tuesday morning for several additional drug violations.
Christopher Cooper was arrested by INET and the Washington State Patrol during a traffic stop in Moses Lake. Cooper was on INET’s radar for previous drug activity, including his most recent prior case where he was convicted on federal drug charges, but was released on federal probation prior to sentencing.
While out on probation, Cooper on several occasions sold meth to undercover detectives, including selling meth to detectives while near a school. Detective found meth in Cooper’s possession during Tuesday’s arrest.
Cooper is lodged in the Grant County Jail on suspicion of delivery of a controlled substance, delivery of a counterfeit controlled substance, and delivery of a controlled substance in a school zone. His bail was set at $75 ,000.
Cooper will soon be turned over to federal authorities.