Drug Task Force Seizes Two in Drug Bust

Wichita Falls Police say two men are behind bars in connection with an early morning drug bust.

Officers confirm together with the Gang Task Force Unit, they first served a search warrant at the Budget Motel on East Scott around 12:30 a.m. this morning, where they report they seized 40 grams of crack cocaine, scales, and $819.

Officers then arrested 35-year-old Philip Thomas and 30-year-old Walter Johnson, both charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance. Thomas is also charged with felony tampering with evidence and money laundering.

Less than five hours later, police searched Thomas's home in the 1000 block of Ridgeway, where they reportedly seized an additional two grams of cocaine, along with $1,565 and various items used to manufacture crack cocaine.