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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

ADIE MARIE BACCA (Source: WFPD) ADIE MARIE BACCA (Source: WFPD)
JOHN THOMAS SMITH (Source: WFPD) JOHN THOMAS SMITH (Source: WFPD)
WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) -

Two suspects are in police custody after a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 287 turns up over nine pounds of marijuana and an illegal weapon.

On Sunday, 25-year-old, John Thomas Smith, from New Mexico stopped by Wichita County Sheriff's deputies. The deputies later took Smith into custody and charged him with possession of marijuana and unlawful carrying of a weapon. While the passenger, 18-year-old, Adie Marie Bacca was charged with possession of a controlled substance. They stop occurred at the intersection of Hwy 287 and FM  369.

Both were taken to the Wichita County Detention Center.

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