WFPD Traffic Stop Leads to the Seizure of Over 16 Pounds of Marijuana

On August 7th at approximately 3:00 am officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department initiated a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Central Fwy on a 2017 Toyota Camry for speeding.  When officers approached the vehicle they were able to smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  Officers had the driver, 28 year old Jeffery Swain, and passenger, 34 year old Deena Sullivan, exit the vehicle.

While outside of the vehicle Swain told officers that there was a green duffle bag in the vehicle that contained marijuana.  Officers searched the vehicle and located in the trunk a duffle bag that had 13 vacuum sealed bags with a green leafy substance that field tested positive for marijuana.  Officers also located in the passenger area and console of the vehicle additional marijuana.  Total weight was 16.7 pounds of marijuana.

Officers also located marijuana candies and cannabis oil with a total weight of 171.20 grams.

Both Swain and Sullivan were placed into custody and transported to the Wichita County jail where they were charged with possession of controlled substance penalty group 2 >= 4G < 400G and possession of marihuana > 5 LBS <= 50 LBS.

Two Arrested for Meth Possession

On 07-11-17, at approx 6:32am, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1400 blk of N. 8th in reference to a male and female being on the property of a vacant house that they had been evicted from previously. When officers arrived, they found the subjects, 39 year old Angela Everman and 39 year old David Murray, sitting on the back porch. Officers observed a glass pipe with a bowl at one end with burn marks on it next to Everman and Murray was actively trying to conceal two small baggies that contained a clear crystal substance. Both subjects were detained and the crystal substance tested positive for methamphetamine (0.23 grams).

Everman and Murray were arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 in a Drug Free Zone (Scotland Park).

At the jail, Everman was found to be in possession of more methamphetamine (0.36 grams).

Car Wash Damage Leads To Arrest

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Jonathan Crain – 35

On 07-10-17, Officers were dispatched to the Quick & Easy Car Wash, 2305 Kemp, in reference to criminal mischief. Upon arrival, officers discovered severely damaged vacuums and trash scattered on the property (damage was valued at approx $3500). Video surveillance provided a description of the suspect that caused the damage and officers were able to locate him walking in the 2400 blk of Taylor. The suspect was identified as 35 year old Jonathan Crain. Crain was also found to be in possession of various pills in a baggie with no prescription. He was arrested and transported to jail and charged with:

Felony Criminal Mischief o/$2500
Possession of a Controlled Substance PG3 (2 counts)

Packaged Marijuana Seized in a Drug Free Zone

On 07-03-2017, at approximately 1059 hrs, officers were dispatched to the Motel 6 on Central Freeway in reference to a suspicious person near room 220. A tip had come in that a black female was seen putting two large squares of marijuana under the back seat of a black Dodge with a specific license plate.

Officers located the vehicle and found it to be occupied by one black female. As officers were speaking to the female they could smell a strong odor of unburned marijuana emitting from the vehicle. A male, who identified to be 34 year old Jeredy Sills, then walked up to the scene and told officers that he previously smoked marijuana in the car. During the investigation, officers located a large blue Walmart bag in the trunk of the vehicle that had a strong smell of unburned marijuana. Inside of this blue bag officers found 5 vacuumed packed clear plastic bags that all contained a usable amount of a green leafy substance. The blue bag also contained a digital scale, a vacuum sealer, and plastic baggies. The green leafy substance field tested positive for marijuana and weighed a total of 10.645 ounces.

Based on evidence and their investigation, officers were able to link the marijuana to Sills. Sills was arrested for Possession of Marijuana > 4 oz. <= 5 lbs in a Drug Free Zone (Lynwood East Park).

 

WFPD K-9 Unit Arrest Two on Narcotics Charges

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Tinh Lap Ho

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Scott Hong Plant

On June 22nd at approximately 2:35 pm Officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department’s K-9 Unit conducted a traffic stop on a white Hyundai Sonata for a speeding violation in the 3100 block of US Highway 287.

The driver was identified as 39 year old Tinh Lap Ho out of California and the passenger was identified as 39 year old Scott Hong Plant out of California. Officers on scene could smell the odor of marijuana. The driver (HO) gave officers consent to search the vehicle. During the course of the search, officers located approximately 802 grams of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) wax and cash.

Both Ho and Plant were arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail where they were charged with Manufacture or delivery of substance in PG2 >=400 grams.

 

WFPD Search Warrant Leads to Arrest and Over Half a Pound of Methamphetamine

DSC_2359On Friday, June 9th, at approximately 5:00 am officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department’s Organized Crime Unit and SWAT team conducted a narcotic search warrant in the 600 block of Central Freeway East at the Wayfarer Motel.

During the course of the search they located several small plastic bags that contained a clear crystal like substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine.  The total weight for the methamphetamine was 279 grams. Officers also located two pills that were identified as Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), also known as ecstasy and a digital scale.

Officers located 45 year old Bilal Jihad in the room.  He was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail where he was charged with manufacturing and delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group one ($50,000 bond) and possession of a controlled substance in penalty group two ($50,000 bond).

Search Warrant Leads To Arrests

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At approx. 0554 hrs this date the WFPD Organized Crime Unit executed a Search and Arrest Warrant at a residence in the 2200 block of Kimberly. Officers located over 4 grams of methamphetamine inside the residence. Both Billy Fowler 31 y/o w/m and Joshua Miller 30 y/o w/m were arrested for Manufacture and Delivery of a Controlled Substance over 4 grams. CPS and WFPD Juvenile Detectives were called to the scene for a child that was inside the residence.

WFPD Traffic Stop Leads to Narcotics Arrest

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Victor Saied

On Thursday, February 23, at approximately 10:50 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department observed a white 2014 Chevrolet Sonic drive through the blinking red light at the intersection of Lamar Street and 6th Street failing to come to a complete stop. Officers stopped the vehicle in the alley behind the 600 block of Scott Avenue.

Officers identified the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle as 61 year old Victor Saied. Saied appeared to be under the influence of a controlled substance. Saied gave officers consent to search his vehicle at which time officers located in plain view a plastic bag containing a white crystalized substance. After further search of the vehicle officers located a second plastic bag containing a white crystalized substance, as well as a white rock like substance.  The crystalized substance was tested and rendered a positive result for methamphetamine. The rock like substance was also tested and rendered a positive result for cocaine.

Saied was placed in custody and transported to the Wichita County jail without incident where he was charged with manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group one over four grams and possession of a controlled substance in penalty group one under one gram.  Both charges were enhanced due to the fact that Saied was within 1000 feet of a day care which is a drug free zone.

The methamphetamine weighed 18.8 grams and the cocaine weighed .3 grams.

Traffic stop leads to UCW and drug arrest.

brycecolOn February 15th  at approximately 10:30 am an officer  observed a red Ford Explorer  parked within 25 feet of a stop sign at the intersection of 6th and Denver.  A traffic stop was initiated on the vehicle and the driver was identified as Bryce Roberts.  As officers spoke with Roberts they discovered inconsistencies in his story, Bryce was asked to step out of the vehicle.  At that time, officers on scene called for a K-9 unit for the vehicle. The K-9 unit arrived and alerted on the vehicle and a search was conducted.  During the course of the search, a .22 caliber handgun was located inside the vehicle along with loose pills classified as dangerous drugs and controlled substances. Roberts was placed under arrest for unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a dangerous drug and possession of controlled substance in penalty group 3..

WFPD Arrest Local Man on Manufacturing and Delivery Charges

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Charles Parks

On Friday, January 27th, at approximately 3:15 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 5200 block of Professional Drive.  Officers detained a subject later identified as 55 year old Charles Byron Parks.

During the course of the search officers located a clear crystal like substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine.  The narcotic weighed approximately 6 grams.  Also located were several unused plastic baggies that are commonly used to package narcotics for distribution.

Parks was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail for manufacturing and delivery of a substance in penalty group one. His bond was set at $100,000.00.