Wichita Falls Drug Bust Nets Five Arrests
Wichita Falls Police Department Patrol, Organized Crime Unit and the Drug Interdiction Unit all took part in a drug bust late Monday / early Tuesday that led to five arrests and several pounds of marijuana seized.
23 year-old Henry Arambula of Fontana CA, 27 year-old Bianca Ortega of Albuquerque NM, 23 year-old Gary Walker, Jr of San Bernadino CA, 27 year-old Matthew Martinez of Albuquerque NM and 27 year-old Jose Escobedo of Wichita Falls were arrested. Armbula, Ortega and Walker were arrested for Possession of Marijuana under 50lbs and Possession of Controlled Substance under 28 grams.
Martinez was arrested for Possession of Marijuana under 50 lbs. Escobedo was arrested for Possession of Marijuana under 2oz and a warrant for Surety Off Bond/Possession of Marijuana under 5lbs. Arambula is held under $10,000 bond. Ortega and Walker are each held under a $15,000 bond. No bond has been set on Martinez. Escobedo’s total bond is set at $10,500.
Officers also seized two vehicles during the bust. All of the suspects were in the Wichita County Jail as of noon Tuesday.