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Temple woman, man arrested after 9 pounds of marijuana, $24K found during investigation

Desmond Wilkerson and Katelyn Tolbert are accused of selling large quantities of high-grade marijuana.
Credit: Bell County Organized Crime Unit
Tolbert and Wilkerson, of Temple, are accused of selling large amounts of high-grade marijuana. Both were arrested on Nov. 5, 2019 and charged with possession of marijuana over 5 pounds.

BELL COUNTY, Texas — A man and woman were arrested Tuesday during a drug investigation in Temple.

Desmond Evon Wilkerson, 26, and Katelyn Olivia Nicole Tolbert, 24, were charged with possession of marijuana over 5 pounds.

Police said the duo was selling large amounts of high-grade marijuana.

About 9 pounds of the drug, which is worth around $40,000, and $24,000 was confiscated. Wilkerson and Tolbert were taken to the Bell County Jail. They were later released after posting bonds of $100,000.

The investigation is ongoing and future charges and arrests are possible, investigators said. 

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