Two Arrested After Narcotics Found in Vehicle

UPDATE: Deputies now say they found 400 grams of meth in the pair's possession, which equals to almost a pound of the drug. Deputies say they also found  vodka, brass knuckles, marijuana, and pills in the vehicle.

Whalen has bonded out of jail, but Shipley remains behind bars. 

On Wednesday April 15


around 8:20 p.m., Deputy Roy Biter made a traffic stop in Hammon Ranch Road.

Deputy Gabriel Villarreal and his K-9 Partner Cane were requested to respond to the scene.  Upon their arrival, Deputy Villarreal and his partner conducted an open air sniff where Deputy Cane gave a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle revealed that the subjects were manufacturing methamphetamine.  The driver, 32-year-old Jacqueline Shipley, and 33-year-old Joseph Matthew Whalen were placed under arrest.

They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over two hundred grams under four hundred grams and Possession of Certain Chemicals with intent to manufacture a Controlled Substance.