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Police: Crash Leads to Drug, Burglary and Weapons Arrest

Wichita Falls, Texas - A car accident led to the discovery of drugs, a gun, and stolen items Tuesday morning.

According to police, on September 15th around 7:08 a.m., officers responded to an accident at the intersection of Borland and Iowa Park Road, where a vehicle was reported to be in the ditch.

When officers arrived on the scene, the vehicle was located and the driver identified as 33-year-old Jack Allen Gant III.

However, officers on scene smelled an odor of ether emitting from the vehicle.  A backup officer arrived, and a search of the vehicle revealed approximately 2 grams of methamphetamine, pseudoephedrine, items used to manufacture methamphetamine, a shotgun and multiple tools and paperwork.

 The investigation continued, and officers  determined that the paperwork and tools were stolen from a residence in the 2700 block of 9th Street. Detectives from the burglary and narcotics section arrived on scene to assist in the investigation.

 Gant was arrested and charged with: Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 (methamphetamine) over 1 gram less than 4 grams, Possession of Certain Chemicals with Intent to Manufacture, Felon in Possession of Firearm and Burglary of a Habitation.

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