March 27, 2015

On Thursday March 26, at approximately 5:05pm, Deputy Todd Kinsey responded to 600 Scott to serve an arrest warrant.  Upon arrival, a 33-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 less than one gram and an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation-Credit Card Abuse.

On Thursday March 26, at approximately 4:00 pm, Deputy Ralph Burdick stopped an individual at the intersection of 12th and Lamar.  The 44-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces in a Drug Free Zone.

On Thursday March 26, at approximately 4:19 pm, Deputy Cole McGarry responded to the intersection of 16th and  Bluff to look for a wanted person.  Upon arrival, 33-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant for Failure to Identify/Fugitive from Justice.

On Thursday March 26, at approximately 7:05 am, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin checked an occupied vehicle that was parked in the 3200 block of Horseshoe Bend Estates.  A 29-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and an outstanding warrant for Cancelling PR Bond-Burglary of a Building.

On Friday March 27, at approximately 12:45 am, Deputy Lance Brumley made a traffic stop in the 3100 block of Kemp Blvd.  The 22-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with two outstanding warrants for Speeding in a School Zone and Capias Pro Fine-No Drivers License in Possession.

On Wednesday March 25, at approximately 12:20 pm, Deputy Patrick Bradford responded to the 1900 block of F.M. 171 in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) took down a section of fencing and drove onto the property.  The person(s) stole a gray metal tandem axle trailer valued at $300.00.

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.

March 26, 2015

On Wednesday March 25, at approximately 6:26 pm, Deputy Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop at the intersection of Business 287 and Wellington Lane.  The 33-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Wednesday March 25, at approximately 8:30 pm, Deputy Roy Biter responded to the 2400 block of Wranglers Retreat in reference to an Identity Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject stole his identifying information.

On Wednesday March 25, at approximately 12:20 pm, Deputy Patrick Bradford responded to the 1900 block of F.M. 171 in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) took down a section of fencing and drove onto the property.  The person(s) stole a gray metal tandem axle trailer valued at $300.00.

On Thursday March 26, at approximately 2:48 am, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin, Deputy Lance Brumley and Deputy Greg Wilson responded to Hy Bridges in reference to a welfare check.  A 26-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the North Texas State Hospital and was admitted under a Peace Officer’s Application for Emergency Detention.

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.

March 25, 2015

On Monday March 23, at approximately 10:27 pm, Corporal Lee Crossman and Deputy Jeff Penney responded to the 1900 block of  Huntington Lane in reference to an Assault.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that she had been assaulted by a family member prior to Deputies arrival.

On Tuesday March 24, at approximately 11:55 pm, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin made a traffic stop in the 1400 block of Covington.  The 28-year-old male driver and a 28-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The Driver was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Duty on Striking Fixture or Highway Landscaping.  The Passenger was charged with an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation-Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon on a License Premise.

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.

March 23, 2015

On Friday March 20, at approximately 5:49 pm, Deputy Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop at the intersection of Kenley and Borton.  Deputy Barnett responded to the scene and upon arrival, deployed his K-9 Partner Abel to conduct an open air sniff.  Deputy Abel indicated a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  The 26-year-old female driver and a 30-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The Driver was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram and Unlawful Possession a Firearm by a Felon. The Passenger was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

On Friday March 20, at approximately 9:55 am, Wichita County Special Response Unit responded to the 700 block of Railroad in Electra to serve a Mental Health Commitment Warrant.  Upon arrival, a 46-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the North Texas State Hospital.

On Friday March 20, at approximately 10:40 pm, Sergeant Carl Magee and Deputy Greg Wilson responded to the 4100 block of River Road in reference to a Medical Call.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a 50-year-old male had expired at the residence.  The male had a lengthy medical history.

On Friday March 20, at approximately 7:25 pm, Deputy Cole McGarry and Deputy Jeff Penney responded to the 100 block of Wellington in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered the property and stole a package valued at $73.88 that had been delivered to the residence and placed on the front porch.

On Friday March 20, at approximately 10:00 pm, Sergeant Sergio Teruel and Deputy Jeff Penney stopped a vehicle on Fenoglio.  The 27-year-old female driver and a 23-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The Driver was charged with Failure to Identify/Fugitive from Justice, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 less than 28 grams, Tampering or Fabricating with Physical Evidence and two outstanding warrants for Violation of Probation-Delivery of Marijuana less than one ounce in a Drug Free Zone and Violation of Probation-Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams..  The Passenger was charged with three outstanding warrants for Bond Forfeiture-Theft of Property over $1,500.00 under $20,000.00, Bond Forfeiture-Burglary of a Building and Civil Capias.

On Saturday March 21, at approximately 2:26 am, Deputy Greg Wilson made a traffic stop in the 3100 block of Kell.  The 34-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Sunday March 22, at approximately 12:00 am, Deputy Christopher Ramos made a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Maurine.  The 33-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams, Fail to Identify/Fugitive from Justice and three outstanding warrants for Fail to Identify/Giving False or fictitious information, Ran Red Light and No Drivers in Possession.

On Sunday March 22, at approximately 12:59 am, Deputy David Stout made a traffic in the 2700 block of Midwestern Parkway.  The 53-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.

On Monday March 23, at approximately 1:13 am, Deputy David Stout responded to Electra to assist with a pursuit.  Upon arrival, Deputy Stout began pursuing the vehicle on S.H. 240.  The vehicle struck a culvert and stopped on Old Lake Road approximately one half mile from S.H. 240.  The 28-year-old male driver was placed under arrest and transported to Confinement by Electra Police Department.

On Monday March 23, at approximately 12:39 am, Deputy Greg Wilson made a traffic stop at the intersection of Broad and 14th.  The vehicle was impounded after the 38-year-old male driver was found not to have a valid Drivers License or proof of Financial Responsibility.

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March 19, 2015

On Wednesday March 18, at approximately 3:03 pm, Deputy Christopher Barnett made a traffic stop at the intersection of Holmes and Tulsa.  Deputy Barnett deployed his K-9 Partner Abel to conduct an open air sniff.  Deputy Abel indicated a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  A 24-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over twenty ounces under forty ounces in a Drug Free Zone and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

On Wednesday March 18, at approximately 3:53 pm, Deputy Ralph Burdick responded to the 1900 block of Harmony Road in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered the property and stole two Echo Weed Eaters valued at $700.00, a 3500 watt generator valued at $375.00, a five gallon air4 tank valued at $30.00, a ten gallon air tank valued at $50.00 and twenty gallons of gasoline valued at $70.00.

March 18, 2015

On Tuesday March 17, at approximately 3:45 pm, Deputy Jeff Penney, Deputy Eric Wisch and Deputy John Warner responded to Holliday and 25th Street to serve an arrest warrant.  Upon arrival, the 49-year-old male ran out the back door of the residence.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams, Evading Arrest or Detention and the outstanding warrant for Bond Forfeiture-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 less than one gram.

On Tuesday March 17, at approximately 9:05 am, Sergeant Jerry Cox and Deputy Victoria Hatcher responded to the 3100 block of F.M. 368 south in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) forced entry into the residence and stole a microwave valued at $200.00 and damaged several other items in the residence.

On Wednesday March 18, at approximately 5:15 pm, Deputy Ralph Burdick responded to the 12000 block of McFall Road in reference to Credit Card Abuse.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) made an unauthorized purchase on his credit card in the amount of $338.78.

On Wednesday March 18, at approximately 1:56 am, Sergeant Carl Magee made a traffic stop in the 1000 block of 7th Street.  The 49-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

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.

March 17, 2015

On Sunday March 15, at approximately 5:40 pm, Deputy Jeff Penney made a traffic stop at the intersection of North Beverly and Industrial.  The 22-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with two outstanding warrants for Expired Inspection Sticker and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

On Monday March 16, at approximately 11:26 pm, Deputy Gabriel Villarreal and Deputy Greg Wilson responded to the 14000 block of S.H. 240 in reference to a Medical Call.  Upon arrival, a 78-year-old female was transported to Electra Memorial Hospital by Electra EMS.

On Tuesday March 17, at approximately 12:43 am, Deputy Christopher Ramos made a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Maurine.  The 49-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with two outstanding warrants for Capias Pro Fine-Expired Operators License and Capias Pro Fine-Turning When Unsafe.

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.

New K-9 Deputies Pulling Their Weight

On Saturday March 14, at approximately 5:52 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 at the Clay County Line.  Deputy Chris Barnett and his K-9 Partner Abel were requested to respond.  Upon their arrival, Deputy Abel conducted an open air search around the vehicle.  Deputy Abel indicated a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  29.4 pounds of marijuana was found in the vehicle.  The 52-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds.

This marks the second large drug arrest for Deputy Mitchell and the new K-9 Deputies, Cane and Abel, in less than a week.

March 16, 2015

On Friday March 13, at approximately 1:12 pm, Corporal Mark Whipple, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Patrick Bradford responded to the 5300 block of Professional Drive in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that she found a child standing outside of her door crying.  The parent of the child was located and the child was returned.  The case will be turned over to Child Protective Services for further investigation.

On Friday March 13, at approximately 9:29 pm, Deputy Cole McGarry made a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Jacksboro Hwy.  The 51-year-old male driver and a 41-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The driver was charged with two outstanding warrants for No Seat Belt and Failure to Maintain Proof of Financial Responsibility.  The Passenger was charged with an outstanding warrant for Theft by Check over $20.00 under $500.00.

On Saturday March 14, at approximately 5:20 pm, Deputy Roy Biter made a traffic stop in the 2200 block of Ave I.  The driver and the passenger were found not to have a valid drivers license and no insurance on the vehicle.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday March 14, at approximately 4:04 am, Deputy Greg Wilson stopped an individual walking in the 200 block of North Scott.  The 42-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Saturday March 14, at approximately 4:33 pm, Deputy Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop at the intersection of North Central Freeway Access Road and Iowa Park Road.  Deputy Chris Barnett and his K-9 partner Abel were requested to respond.  Upon their arrival, Deputy Abel conducted an open air search around the vehicle.  Deputy Abel indicated a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  After a search of the vehicle, the 21-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Saturday March 14, at approximately 5:52 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 at the Clay County Line.  Deputy Chris Barnett and his K-9 Partner Abel were requested to respond.  Upon their arrival, Deputy Abel conducted an open air search around the vehicle.  Deputy Abel indicated a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  29.4 pounds of marijuana was found in the vehicle.  The 52-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds.

On Saturday March 14, at approximately 2:15 am, Deputy Brandon Mason made a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Harlan Lane.  The 30-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.

On Saturday March 14, at approximately 11:53 pm, Deputy Todd Kinsey responded the 7400 block of Burkburnett Road in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown male had entered the residence through a boarded up window.  The Reporting Person reported that the subject fled the scene prior to Deputies arrival and that nothing was taken from the residence.

On Sunday March 15, at approximately 10:59 pm, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin and Deputy Christopher Ramos responded to the 1300 block of Giddings in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that there had been a verbal disturbance prior to Deputies arrival.

On Monday March 16, at approximately 1:46 am, Deputy Greg Wilson checked on an occupied vehicle in the 200 block of North Scott.  The 18-year-old occupant was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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.

K-9 Deputy Gets First Large Drug Bust

On Thursday March 12, at approximately 4:04 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 and Johnson Road.  Deputy Gabriel Villarreal and his K-9 Partner Cane were requested to respond.  Upon their arrival, Deputy Cane conducted an open air search around the vehicle.  Deputy Cane indicated a positive alert for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  Twenty one pounds of marijuana, and $6,029.99 in currency was found in the vehicle.  The 46-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds.