On Monday, December 3rd, at approximately 10:45 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department observed a white 2010 Chevrolet Camaro driving at a high rate of speed in the 1000 block of Central Freeway. Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver and sole occupant as 36 year old Joshua Copa.
Officers saw in plain sight a handgun inside the vehicle near the front passenger seat and center console. Officers were also able to detect the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.
Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and located a total of three firearms, 23 grams of THC oil and 46 pounds of marijuana.
Copa was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail where he was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two and possession of marijuana over five pounds.