K-9 Deputy Gets First Large Drug Bust

On Thursday March 12, at approximately 4:04 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 and Johnson Road.  Deputy Gabriel Villarreal and his K-9 Partner Cane were requested to respond.  Upon their arrival, Deputy Cane conducted an open air search around the vehicle.  Deputy Cane indicated a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  Twenty one pounds of marijuana, and $6,029.99 in currency was found in the vehicle.  The 46-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds.

 

 

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