November 19, 2014

On Tuesday November 18, at approximately 3:15 am, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin and Deputy Gabriel Villarreal responded to the 1900 block of FM 368 North in reference to a structure fire.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

On Tuesday November 18, at approximately 7:21pm, Deputy Jeff Penney responded to the 6500 block of Hwy. 258 in reference to a Fraud.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) attempted to remove funds from three of her bank accounts.

On Tuesday November 18, at approximately 12:30 pm, Deputy Lee Crossman responded to the 8000 block of Tica Road in reference to an Identity Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) filed a taxed return using her identification without her consent.

On Tuesday November 18, at approximately 7:38 pm, Deputy Roy Biter responded to the 7400 block of Central Frwy. in reference to a Criminal Mischief.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) damaged two tires on his vehicle.

On Tuesday November 18, at approximately 4:19 pm, Deputy John Warner and Deputy Brian Koschak  made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 near the weigh station.  The 24-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with five outstanding warrants for two counts of No Current Vaccinations for Animal, two counts of Fail to Obtain Dog/Cat City License and Fail to Remove Weeds over nine inches.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring Detention Officers.  If you are interested in a fun and rewarding career, you can pick up an application at the Sheriff’s Office located at the Wichita County Courthouse, 900 7th Street or contact the Training Unit at 940-766-8254.

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.