October 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

On Wednesday October 15, at approximately 5:00 pm, Deputy Sergeant Sergio Teruel, Deputy Chris Barnett and Deputy John Warner responded to the 1500 block of Maurine to execute an arrest warrant. Upon arrival, the 23-year-old male was placed under arrest.  A 29-year-old female was also placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The male was charged with an outstanding warrant for Parole Violation.  The female was charged with Hindering Apprehension.

On Thursday October 16, at approximately 2:03 am, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin made a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Kell Blvd. East. The 21-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-Enhanced, Resisting Arrest, Search or Transportation and Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon.

Disclaimer: Wichita County Sheriff Deputies respond to multiple events every day.  This information is just a sampling.  Information is subject to change as case investigation proceeds.  Individuals arrested on the basis of probable cause have not been charged.  All suspects charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.

September 25, 2014 Awards Ceremony

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office held an Awards Ceremony on September 25, 2014 at the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff David Duke recognized employees for achievements as well as local business and volunteers for their efforts to help the Sheriff’s Office serve the citizens of Wichita County.

Employees

Sheriff Duke Congratulated Sergeant Time Bell (middle) and Corporal Sean Bigham (right) on their promotions.

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Sheriff Duke presenting Deputy Tim Putney with a Civic Achievement Award for completing the Hotter-n-Hell Triple Threat in August 2014.

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Sheriff Duke commissioned Detention Sergeant Mark Walker as a peace officer.

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Community Awards

Sheriff Duke presenting Rick Gross with a Sheriff’s Business Award for the work he and Aramark have done in providing food and other supplies for numerous events hosted by the Sheriff’s Office.

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Sheriff Duke presenting Dustin Jetton of Aqua OneSheriff’s Business Award as thanks for the years of proving water to deputies working the Hotter-n-Hell.

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Sheriff Duke presenting Gary Case of Coca Cola Bottling Company a Sheriff’s Business Award as thanks for providing the water and soft drinks for every Citizen’s Academy as well as other numerous events hosted by the Sheriff’s Office.

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Volunteers

Sheriff Duke swears in new Chaplain John Munson.

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