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.

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.