WFPD Makes Multiple Drug Arrests

On July 21st at approximately 8:30 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to the 1400 block of New Haven in order to locate a subject with a parole warrant.

Upon arrival they located a male that matched the description standing next to a red 2013 Dodge Challenger.  He was detained and identified as 22 year old John Clement.

While officers were standing near the vehicle they could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside.  The vehicle was occupied by two males later identified as 33 year old Lloyd Murray and 32 year old Tory Byrd.  Officers detained both subjects and after a search of the vehicle located over a half a pound of marijuana along with over $7,700.00 in cash.

Both Murray and Byrd were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana over 4 ounces in a drug free zone. Clement was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana under 2 ounces and tampering with evidence.

All subjects were transported to the Wichita County jail without incident.

WFPD Arrest Subject for Burglary of a Habitation

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Bobby Fernandez

On July 19th at approximately 1:00 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 2300 block of Jasper in reference to a burglary of a habitation.

Upon arrival officers located an unlocked back door and started to enter the residence in order to clear it.  As they were about to enter 35 year old Bobby Fernandez came out of the residence. Fernandez was detained.  After officers cleared the residence it was determined that Fernandez had attempted to remove propane and propane accessories from the residence. The owner of the residence was contacted and advised that Fernandez did not live there and did not have permission to be inside.

Fernandez was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail without incident.  During a search of Fernandez it was discovered that he was in possession of illegal prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Fernandez was charged with burglary of a habitation, possession of a dangerous drug and possession of drug paraphernalia.

WFPD Arrest Subject for Forgery

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Ricky Colley

On July 18th at approximately 11:30 am officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to the 2600 block of Elliott to the Chase Bank in reference to a possible forgery in progress.

Upon arrival officers spoke with a bank employee who stated that they believed that 26 year old Ricky Colley was attempting to cash a forged check. The signature on the check did not match the signature that the bank had on file for that account. The owner of the check was contacted and arrived on scene.  They confirmed that the check was missing and that they had no knowledge of Colley.

Officers arrested Colley and transported him to the Wichita County jail without incident where he was charged with an outstanding traffic warrant along with Forgery.

WFPD Makes Arrest in Burglary of a Habitation

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Darren Monroe

On June 29th just before 3:00 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to the 1100 block of Covington to attempt to serve an arrest warrant for burglary of a habitation on 34 year old Darren Monroe.  Upon arrival they located Monroe in a driveway.  He was taken into custody and transported to the Wichita County jail without incident.

The warrant was the result of a burglary that had taken place on May 29th in the 4800 block of Dickens.

The victim of the burglary had told police that he had been outside doing yard work sometime between 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm.  The victim stated that he had his garage door open when someone came in and stole his weed trimmer and leaf blower.

WFPD Traffic Stop Leads to Narcotics Arrest

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Misty Lasseter

On June 27th at approximately 4:00 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department stopped a 1997 maroon Chevrolet Tahoe in the area of North 8th and Central Fwy on a traffic violation.  When officers approached they could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  Officers identified the front seat passenger as 30 year old Misty Lasseter.

Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and located inside Lasseter’s purse an open container that held several small clear plastic bags with a crystal like substance inside.  The substance field tested positive for methamphetamine. The total weight of the methamphetamine was over 10 grams. Officers also located over 21 grams of marijuana in the purse.

Lasseter was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail where she was charged with manufacture and delivery of a substance in penalty group 1 over 4 grams and possession of marijuana under 2 ounces.

WFPD Traffic Stop Yields Felony Drug Arrest

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Daniel Harris

On June 21st at approximately 3:40 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department stopped a white 2010 Acura TSX for a traffic violation at Monroe and Ave H.  As officers approached the vehicle they observed the driver making furtive movements inside the vehicle. Officers identified the driver as 33 year old Daniel Harris.

Harris gave officers consent to search the vehicle at which time officers located a clear crystal like substance on the driver’s seat.  The substance field tested positive for methamphetamine.  Harris was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail. Upon arrival at the jail a further search of Harris revealed that he was concealing two plastic bags containing a clear crystal like substance that also field tested positive for methamphetamine. The combined total weight of the narcotics located was over 7 grams.

Harris was charged with manufacture and delivery of a substance in penalty group 1 over 4 grams.

WFPD Makes Burglary Arrest

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Jessie Lopez

On June 20th just before 7:30 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 3100 block of 10th Street to check on a suspicious person.

Upon arrival they observed a male, who was later identified as 33 year old Jessie Lopez, take several items, to include clothing and electronics, from out of a metal building.

Officers were able to detain Lopez and contact the owner of the property who advised police that Lopez did not have permission to be there.

Lopez was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail where he was charged with burglary of a building.

WFPD Makes Aggravated Robbery Arrest

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Jantz Bolt

On Saturday, June 18th at approximately 10:20 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 1300 block of Giddings in reference to a possible aggravated robbery.  Upon arrival they spoke with the victim who stated that at approximately 10:15 pm someone knocked at his door.  When he opened the door he observed a black male standing there who he knew by the nickname “Cheese.”  The victim stated that the suspect pointed a black handgun at him and demanded money.  The victim gave the suspect an orange pill bottle that contained some cash at which time the suspect fled the scene.

Officers were able to locate the suspect, who at first gave officers a false name but was later identified as 21 year old Jantz Bolt, in the 1400 block of Bell St.  Bolt agreed to speak with officers and confessed to robbing the victim at gunpoint.  Upon searching the area officers located a handgun matching the description of the one used in the robbery.

Bolt took officers to an address in the 1300 block of Giddings were they were able to locate the pill bottle that the victim gave Bolt.

Bolt was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail where he was charged with aggravated robbery (Bond set at $100,000.) and failure to identify (Bond set at $750.00.)

WFPD Makes Arrest in Murder Case

ArrestToday at approximately 4:20 pm on Pennsylvania Ave officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department arrested 66 year old Robert Fleeks on a Murder warrant in connection with the recent murder of 30 year old Helen Fletcher. Fleeks was transported to the Wichita County jail without incident. His bond was set at $500,000.

On June 16th at approximately 7:00 am WFPD officers responded to the 100 block of Lee in reference to a deceased female.  The WFPD Crimes against Person unit responded and began to investigate.  It was discovered that Fletcher had suffered a gunshot wound.

WFPD Arrest Two for Burglary at Local Flea Market

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Donald King

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Lisa Hobbs

On Monday evening at approximately 10:30 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to a burglar alarm in the 2800 block of Holliday Rd at the Holliday Rd Flea Market.

Upon arrival officers observed a white female, later identified as 36 year old Lisa Hobbs, crawling out the back of one of the units.  Officers detained Hobbs. Hobbs stated that there was another subject inside, who was later identified as 37 year old Donald King.  Officers located a container of lead wheel weights removed from the building.

Officers spoke with the owner of the property who advised them that neither Hobbs nor King had permission to be there.

Both subjects were arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail where they were charged with burglary of a building.