Deputies Arrest Wanted Fugitive In Traffic Stop
CARLSBAD, TX – According to the Tom Green County Sheriffs Office on March 14, 2020, at approximately 5:09 PM, Tom Green County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Orlando Juarez was working Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP), seeking traffic violations on US Hwy 87 N in Tom Green County. Sgt. Juarez observed a driver not wearing a seat belt near Carlsbad, Texas and conducted a traffic stop for the violation. During this stop, he observed a sawed off rifle, tucked between the driver's seat and center console.
Upon further investigation, a female passenger lied about her identity and was later found to have an outstanding arrest warrant issued by the U.S. Marshals Service. These subjects were arrested and transported without incident to the Tom Green County Jail. Sgt. Juarez also located two other firearms and ammunition in the vehicle, one pair of brass knuckles (No Charge), drug paraphernalia, approximately 7 grams of methamphetamine and one nylon windbreaker marked "FBI".
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Skyler Eades, who was arrested for Possession of a Prohibited Weapon (Short-Barrel Firearm) a 3rd Degree Felony and outstanding City of San Angelo warrants. The female passenger was identified as Farrah Wilson, who was later charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG1 >=4G<200G, 2nd Degree Felony and the aforementioned warrant.
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