A man well acquainted with Tulsa Police is back in jail with bond set at $2 million.
On Tuesday, the Tulsa Police Fugitive & Warrants Unit arrested Allen Shields, 34, for trafficking large amounts of cocaine.
Just a few months ago Shields posted more than $1 million bond in connection with the murder-for-hire of Tulsa businessman Neil Sweeney.
FOX23’s Abbie Alford was the only reporter there as Shields was taken into custody.
Since February records show Shields has been able to post more than $1.2 million in bonds.
The break down: Shields got a $90,000 bond when he was charged with attacking and attempting to kidnap his girlfriend.
That was upped to no bond then all the charges except for burglary were dropped in that case and his bond was set at $25,000 and he was released from jail.
Then Shields got arrested in connection with the murder-for-hire of Neil Sweeney. A $5 million bond was reduced to $1 million and he was able to make bail. He’s been out since June but Tuesday he was sleeping in a jail cell.
Allen Shields is a man linked to all kinds of trouble and sounded surprised as he was being arrested on drug charges.
“I would like to know what I am under arrest for?" asks Shields. Another officer tells him, “Drug trafficking.” Shields then made the statement, “Drug trafficking? Please!"
Two counts of trafficking more than 28 grams of cocaine. Undercover officers with the Tulsa Police Special Investigations Division have been investigating Shields for several months.
FOX23’s Abbie Alford: "Mr. Shields do you have anything to say?”
Shields: “Yeah I have a lot to say."
However, after that Shields didn’t say a word.
Four months ago Shields came up with the required $100,000 for a $1 million bond as a suspect in the murder-for-hire of Tulsa businessman Neil Sweeney.
With Shields’ bond now set at $2 million police want to make sure he stays in jail.
"If he's able to in this case we would have to question what the resources are for posting that large amount of money," says Tulsa Police Captain Jonathan Brooks.
Shields’ attorney, Richard O’Carroll, tells FOX23 News Shields makes a good living trading cars.
FOX23 has learned a pink Chevelle belonging to Shields is on consignment at Overdrive Auto in East Tulsa for $28,000.
Police say it is critically important Shields is not allowed back on the streets pending trial.
"Especially in this case when he is connected to the homicide just the mere connection and when we talk about trafficking large amounts of pure cocaine that is a huge arrest for them and it's good for the public safety of Tulsa,” says Brooks.
Shields’ ex-girlfriend Angie Tucker has been missing since November 2007 and records show a month before her disappearance she filed a protective order against Shields.
Police suspect foul play but her body has never been found and Shields has not been charged.
The preliminary hearing for all five suspects in the Sweeney murder case is set for October 26th.
Shields is now reportedly expected to testify he took and delivered the money for the hit.