DPS Arrests Wanted Murder Suspect

Wichita Falls, TX - The Texas Department of Public Safety conducted a traffic stop Thursday, which led to the arrest of a suspected Fort Bend County murder suspect.

Around 10:31 a.m., a DPS Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a 2015 Nissan passenger car that was traveling southbound on US-287, for a traffic violation near Iowa Park.

After the traffic stop was made, indicators of criminal activity were noticed. The trooper identified both the driver and passenger of the Nissan. The passenger was identified as 38-year-old Cortney Deon Wilson of Dallas.

The trooper found hashish in the vehicle, and during a routine records check, discovered that Wilson had an outstanding murder warrant out of Fort Bend County, Texas.

Wilson was placed under arrest for the outstanding warrant and possession of a controlled substance over one gram but less than four grams, a third degree felony, and was booked into the Wichita County jail.