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.

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.

Arrest made in VC Gang Injunction Order.

goyzuetacolOn February 12 at approximately 30 minutes after midnight, officers were dispatched to a bar located in the 400 blk of North Scott for a disturbance.  Upon arrival in the area the officers observed a subject stumble out of the back door of a nearby bar.  The officers made contact with the subject and identified him as Franco Goyzueta.  From past dealings with Goyzueta it was known to the officers that he was listed on the VC gang injunction order.  He was detained at the scene to continue the investigation on his gang injunction order status.  It was confirmed that he was in violation of two sections of the order for consumption of alcohol after prescribed time of day and gang colors being displayed.  Goyzueta was transported to jail for 2 counts of violation of a court order enjoining organized criminal activity.

Suspicious vehicle in city park leads to drug arrest.

llyonsmajjorsOn February 12 at approximately 1 am an officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked in Williams Park in violation of city ordinance.  The officer made contact with the occupants of the Ford van.  The occupants were identified as David Major and Shantae Lyons.  A warrant check revealed a warrant for Major’s arrest.  He was asked to exit the vehicle at which time a strong odor of Marijuana was detected coming from the vehicle.  During the course of the vehicle search, approximately 6 grams of Cocaine was located along with a usable amount of Marijuana.  Major and Lyons were transported to jail for possession of a controlled substance, Cocaine over 4 grams and possession of Marijuana under 2 ounces.  Both charges were enhanced due to the location being a city park.

Local man arrested for Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.

calvillocolOn February 13th,  at approximately 7:40 pm, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1600 blk of Collins in reference to a check welfare.  While en route dispatch advised the responding officer that the suspect, Scotty  Calvillo, was in the residence armed with a gun.  Upon arrival officers made contact with the victim at the residence.  As the officers spoke with the victim, the suspect ran out the back door of the residence.  The officers on scene gave chase and a short foot pursuit followed.  The suspect was found hiding in a shed in the backyard. He was ordered to show his hands, at which time he only showed his left hand while still hiding his right hand behind his leg.  The officer saw the weapon, a black semi-automatic and ordered him to drop it.  He complied and was taken into custody.  Calvillo was arrested for Unlawful carrying of a weapon by a felon, Criminal trespass at a residence and Evading arrest/detention.

Suspect arrested for Possession of Identifying Information.

fuentescolOn February 12 at approximately 11 pm, officers were dispatched to the 1700 blk of 9th St in reference to a suspicious person who was following the reporting person.  Officers checked the area and located the suspect described by the reporting person, walking west bound on 9th St.  The subject was detained at the scene and identified as Benjamin Fuentes.  The subject was searched and found to be in possession of a women’s wallet and several debit cards, social security cards, I.D. cards and a personal check, none of which belong to him. Fuentes was arrested at the scene for fraudulent possession of identifying information without incident.

Suspect arrested for aggravated robbery warrant and resisting arrest.

tuftcolOn February 12 at approximately 9 pm, officers were dispatched to the 3000 blk of Cumberland in reference to a possible burglary of a vehicle in progress.  The responding officers located a vehicle at the scene that matched the suspect vehicle description.  Contact was made with the driver of the vehicle.  He was identified as Marcus Tuft.  He was detained at the scene for further   investigation.  A warrant check revealed that Tuft had an aggravated robbery warrant with a $150,000 bond.  Tuft was informed that he was under arrest, at that time he told the officers that he was not going to jail. Tuft physically struggled briefly with the officers but was quickly taken into custody.  Tuft was placed under arrest for resisting arrest, search or transportation and the aggravated robbery warrant.

 

Pair Assaults Resident During Burglary

fotorcreatedOn January 24 at approximately 6:50 pm, officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 2700 blk of Ridgeway in reference to a burglary of a habitation.  While speaking with dispatch the victim was struck on the head multiple times by the suspect(s).  The suspect(s) then fled the scene in an unknown direction.  Officers arrived on scene and rendered first aid to the victim while paramedics and the fire department were en-route.

During the on scene investigation it was determined that two female subjects had been at the residence earlier in the day.  The pair was last seen driving a Buick Rendezvous.  A short time later the Buick was located at an apartment complex close to the residence.  The vehicle was occupied by one of the suspects, 25 year old Mary Cruz Pando.  The second suspect, 27 year old Angela Brandon, was located at an apartment in the complex.  Property belonging to the victim was located in the Buick and in Brandon’s possession at the time she was detained.  Pando and Brandon were both arrested for burglary of a habitation and transported to jail.

 

Local Man Charged with Breaking Into Car and Stealing Kids’ Allowance

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Hunter Stephens

On Thursday, January 5th, at approximately 3:30 am officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were patrolling the 6000 block of Van Dorn when they observed a white male that they knew to be 18 year old Hunter Stephens.  Officers were advised that Stephens had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for burglary of a vehicle.

The warrant stemmed from a burglary report that was taken on December 27, 2016 in the 4800 block of Pinehurst.  The victim told police that an unknown suspect broke into their 2016 Chevrolet Traverse sometime between December 26th at 10:00 pm and December 27th at 11:00 am.  The victim stated that the suspect stole several envelopes that contained cash from the vehicle.  The victim stated that the envelopes were individually labeled with the names of her children and contained their allowance.

Stephens was placed into custody and transported to the Wichita County jail without incident.