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Pot Bust Nets 4 Lbs. Of Marijuana

Two people are behind bars on drug charges. Wichita County Deputies say the suspects were part of a traffic stop in the 100 block of Martin Luther King Blvd.

It happened on Monday, January 10, around 6:30 PM. Deputy Tim Putney and his K-9 Zac were called in during the stop. Deputies say Zac "alerted" to drugs in the vehicle.

The 49-year-old driver, Robert Gates, and 30-year-old passenger, Te-Ishma Monroe were placed under arrest. Gates was charged with Driving While License Invalid and Possession of Marijuana over four ounces under five pounds.  Monroe was charged with an outstanding warrant for Capias Pro Fine, Driving While License Invalid and Possession of Marijuana over four ounces under five pounds.

Deputies say they recovered 4.388 pounds of marijuana and $3,585.00 in currency.

 

 

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