On May 3rd at approximately 6:30 pm Wichita Falls Police stopped a 2016 Nissan Altima for a traffic violation in the 3000 block of Central Fwy. The vehicle was occupied by a couple, 36 year old Kendrick Govan and 28 year old Tanisha Hilt, who stated they were traveling from Bakersfield, CA to Louisiana to do some gambling.
Officers were able to smell the odor of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle while speaking with the occupants. Both the driver and passenger gave consent for officers to search the vehicle. An open air sniff was conducted with WFPD K9 Kuno. K9 Kuno gave a positive alert for the odor of narcotics. Upon physically searching the vehicle officers located 184.2 grams of liquid THC and .29 ounces of marijuana.
The driver and passenger were both arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail for Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 2 and Possession of Marijuana. Officers also seized over $2,000.00 in cash.