Wichita County Authorities Seizing more Cocaine

There are many types of illegal drugs sold and used in Texoma.

While Wichita County authorities say their war on drugs typically involves marijuana and methamphetamine, officials say a white powdery drug is making a comeback.

Wichita County Constable Mark Brewer made a shocking discovery Friday, in this North Wichita Falls neighborhood.

He was here to arrest a woman for outstanding warrants.

He says before he made the arrest he noticed two suspicious men.

"I figured they were up to no good. Thought they were hoodlums," explains Constable Brewer.

After putting the woman in a patrol car, Brewer says something next to the storm drain caught his eye.

That something was this package which Brewer says contained just over half a pound of cocaine.

"This is the largest amount of cocaine I have seized in 30 years of law enforcement. I've never seen this much cocaine in my 30 years," says Brewer.

Authorities say cocaine has always been a problem here, but over the past few years, they've busted more people in this area for marijuana and methamphetamine.

Now, they say cocaine is making a comeback.

"We're starting to see a lot more increase during some of our traffic stops. About a week ago we had a sizable arrest and it involved cocaine and it is coming back," says Wichita County Sheriff's Deputy Melvin Joyner.

The owner of this illegal package remains on the loose because Brewer says he never saw who tossed it, but he's still happy about the find.

"This makes me feel really good cause we just took a considerable amount of cocaine out of Wichita Falls and made Wichita Falls just a little bit safer."

Constable Brewer says the cocaine he found has a street value of nearly $25,000.

And he's currently seeking a court order to have it destroyed.

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