Accused meth dealer pleads not guilty

Published 10:45 am Friday, July 17, 2015

A 25-year-old Austin man has pleaded not guilty to selling and possessing more than 150 grams of methamphetamine.



Moises Cayetano Rodriguez is charged with first-degree sale of drugs and first-degree drug possession.

According to court records, Rodriguez allegedly sold .5 ounces of meth, or about 17 grams, to an informant on June 19 for about $600. Rodriguez also gave the informant about 5 ounces of meth — about 142 grams — to hold for a bit.

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Police secured a search warrant for Rodriguez’z home at the Rodeway Inn in Austin and later arrested him as he left the motel. Officers found the $600 used to buy meth on Rodriguez.

His next court appearance is Oct. 2.