Deputies Discover Meth and Fentanyl During Traffic Stop, Couple Faces Multiple Felony Charges
Last updated 7/30/2022 at 9:31pm
WEEKI WACHEE – Two people are in custody after Hernando County Sheriff's Deputies discovered Methamphetamine, fentanyl, a firearm, and other items during a traffic stop on Wednesday.
According to officials, deputies observed a vehicle traveling northbound on Commercial Way that was registered to a known wanted subject, 25-year-old Kristina Urig. Deputies were also aware that Urig's boyfriend, 36-year-old William Hudson was in the vehicle and that he is a suspect in a Pasco County armed robbery and had three active felony warrants.
Deputies requested assistance from the HCSO Aviation Unit and the Florida Highway Patrol prior to attempting a traffic stop.
Once backup arrived, deputies conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of the Marathon gas station, located at 9202 Commercial Way in Weeki Wachee.
Urig was immediately taken into custody. Hudson, a convicted felon, was combative with law enforcement, resulting a Florida Highway Patrol trooper utilized a taser to help take Hudson into custody.
Through an open driver's side door, deputies observed various narcotics located inside the vehicle, including methamphetamine, fentanyl, and a total of 594.5 pills. Deputies also recovered a firearm and a box of ammunition.
Hudson is charged with Resisting an Officer with Violence, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of Ammunition, Driving While License is Suspended or Revoked, multiple counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Grand Theft, and Possession of Marijuana.
Hudson is being held on a no bond status due to his outstanding felony warrants.
Urig was charged with one count of Grand Theft in connection with an active warrant.
Her bond was set at $1,000.
Additional charges are pending further investigation by the Pasco Sheriff's Office.