Couple arrested following traffic stop in Wichita Falls

Couple arrested following traffic stop in Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - Wichita Falls Police said a couple is behind bars after one tried to lie to police about who the other person was.

Tuesday evening just before 6:00 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle in the 2600 block of Avenue C.

The driver, Melissa Marie Morales, 30, told officers the man in the backseat was named Donta. But police identified the passenger as Aaron Floyd Taylor, 28, from his previous run-ins with the law. Officers also knew that Taylor had two outstanding federal warrants.

Morales eventually told officers she had been dating Taylor for two months and admitted to knowing his real name was Aaron Taylor and she knew he had outstanding warrants.

Morales was arrested and charged with Hinder Apprehension or Prosecution.
Taylor was arrested for his outstanding warrants.

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