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.

WFPD Arrest Two for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

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Kwamain Martinell

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Xavier White

On June 15th at approximately 4:45 am officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 3200 block of Harrison in reference to a check suspicious person call.  Officers were advised that three males wearing all black were in the area Martin Plaza Park.

When officers arrived they located three males matching the description given in the call at the intersection of Harrison and Berkley.  One of the subjects was identified as 18 year Xavier White.  A records check revealed that he had numerous warrants for his arrest.  He was placed into custody and during a search incident to an arrest officers located a loaded .45 caliber handgun in the front of his waistband with a fully loaded magazine and an additional loaded magazine in his pants pockets.

Officers also identified 18 year Kwamain Martinell as one of the other subjects.  He gave officers consent to search him and when he went to stand up a .380 caliber handgun fell out of his pants.  Officers discovered that it was loaded with one round and that he had additional live rounds in his pockets.

Neither subjects had a license to carry permit therefore they were both arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail without incident where they were charged with unlawful possession of a firearm.

The third subject, a juvenile male, was clear of warrants and when officers were unable to locate a parent or guardian to release him to they transported him to the teen shelter.

Suspect arrested for cruelty to an animal

willsOn May 2, 2017 at approximately 8:20 pm, officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 500 blk of Kemp Blvd for a large disturbance.  The officers arrived on scene and determined that the disturbance was due to the mistreatment of a dog by the suspect, Anthony Tyrone Wills.  The on scene investigation determined that Wills became frustrated with the animal due to it defecating in the house.  Wills assaulted the dog causing internal injuries and broken bones.  Wills was arrested at the scene for cruelty to a non-livestock animal, a felony.  The dog was turned over to Animal Control Services at the scene.

Early Morning Disturbance Leads to Burglary Arrest

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Lonisha Jones

This morning, at approximately 12:30 am, officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department responded to the 4800 block of Brookdale in references to possible shots fired.

Upon arrival officers spoke with the victim who stated that she was inside her apartment with her boyfriend when she heard the sound of glass breaking.  When she went to investigate she saw 28 year old Lonisha Jones standing outside of her apartment yelling at her to come outside and making threats to assault her.  The victim stated that her boyfriend went outside to confront Jones at which time Jones made attempts to climb through the broken window while continuing to make threats to harm the victim.  Jones was heard saying that she was going to come back and shoot up the apartment.

Officers located Jones at Mistletoe Drive and Dennis Boulevard.  Jones was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County jail where she was charged with burglary of a habitation.

Suspect arrested for possession of Cocaine.

hernandezOn March 11th at approximately 8:30 pm, officers were on patrol near the intersection of Britain and Avenue E when they observed a vehicle fail to signal a turn.  The officers stopped the vehicle and made contact with the occupants.  The passenger willingly identified himself as Luis Chavez-Hernandez.  A warrants check of Hernandez showed him to have an active warrant for his arrest.  He was taken into custody at the scene.  A search of his person incident to arrest turned up a small plastic baggy containing a white powdery substance.  The substance tested positive as Cocaine.  Hernandez was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1 less than one gram.  The charge was enhanced due to being close a city park which is a drug free zone.

Suspect arrested for resisting arrest.

FotorCreatedOn March 10, officers were called to the 1500 blk of 14th St  at approximately 8 pm for a suspicious person walking through yards possibly attempting to steal.  The arriving officer located a suspect matching the description given by the dispatchers walking in the middle of the road.   The suspect refused to obey the commands of the officer and continued to walk away.  He was given commands to obey multiple times but continued to walk away, shrugging off the officer’s hands as he attempted to take him into custody. The suspect then turned on the officer in a threatening manner and appeared as though he wanted to physically fight.  The arresting officer then held the suspect at taser point. Backup arrived and as they took the suspect into custody he continued to resist arrest. He was identified as Wesley Frizzell.  Frizzell was arrested for Resisting Arrest and for walking in the roadway.

Suspect Arrested for Taking Weapon from Officer

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Trey Moore

On March 7th at approximately 7:15 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department initiated a traffic stop at 7th and Baylor.  They made contact with the suspect who was later identified as 24 year old Trey Moore.  Moore initially gave officers a fictitious name.

When officers went to place him under arrest for failure to identify he ran from officers.  Officers pursued Moore on foot and deployed their conducted energy device (CED or taser).  Moore continued to fight with officers.  Moore was able to can control of one of the officers CED at which time Moore pointed it at the officer’s face.  The officer deployed open hand tactics and knee strikes at which time she was able to regain control of the weapon.  Moore continued to run from officers and entered a residence in the 700 block of Warford. Officers located him inside the residence and once again he attempted to flee but officers were able to gain control of Moore and place him into custody.

A search incident to arrest revealed that Moore was in possession of various identifications and social security cards from multiple people.

Moore was transported to the Wichita County jail where he was charged with taking a weapon from a peace officer, failure to identify, evading arrest, resisting arrest, criminal trespass and possession of identifying information.

WFPD Traffic Stop Leads to Narcotics Arrest


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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.

Pair arrested for possession of Meth.

robisonharrellOn February 16th, at 9:30 pm an officer initiated a traffic stop on a blue Ford Ranger for expired registration at Kell Blvd West and Travis.  Upon contact with the driver it was observed that the registration decal displayed on the vehicle had be altered.  The driver was identified as Olan Robison and the passenger as Edward Harrell.  A warrant check revealed that Robison had a possible outstanding warrant for his arrest.  Neither one had a valid driver’s license so the vehicle was impounded as required by city ordinance.  During the inventory search of the vehicle the officers located a bag containing approximately 13 grams of Methamphetamine.   Robison and Harrell were arrested for Manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance in penalty group 1, Methamphetamine.  Harrell was also cited for no driver’s license and wrong registration sticker displayed.


Arrest made for UCW at local business.

hendersoncolOn February 11 at approximately 1 am, officers were dispatched to a business in the 3600 blk of Jacksboro Hwy in reference to a subject armed with a gun.   Upon arrival, it was determined that the employees had been notified that the suspect, later identified as Bret Henderson was attempting to enter the bar with a weapon.  Henderson was stopped as he was entering the bar and detained by employees.  A loaded pistol and Marijuana were found in his possession.  A more thorough search turned up prescription medication.  Henderson was transported to jail for felony unlawful carrying of a weapon, possession of substance in penalty group 3 (Xanax) under 28 grams and possession of Marijuana under 2 ounces.