Two men arrested on multiple charges overnight

Here is what you need to know about the arrest

WHARTON COUNTY, Texas – Wharton Police Department and Wharton County Sheriff’s Office arrest two residents on multiple counts.

On Wednesday night, the Wharton Police Department, along with the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant on an East Wayside home. The home belongs to Burkeithalon Taylor and is also occupied by Dustin Godfrey.

Following a search of the residence, law enforcement officers placed Taylor and Godfrey under arrest for the following offenses:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 4 28g-200g,
  • Possession of Marijuana 4oz-5lbs and
  • Two separate counts each for Theft of a Firearm

Officers confirmed that two of the three handguns found within the home were stolen.

Officials will issue an additional warrant soon for Taylor since he is out on bond for an alleged aggravated assault case.

The Wharton Police Department provided the above information and photos.