Daily Crime Brief, May 29, 2015

On Thursday May 28, at approximately 12:06 am, Deputy Kristian Valdez responded to the 2000 block of F.M. 171 in reference to an unoccupied vehicle check.  Upon arrival, the vehicle was impounded after the registered owner could not be located.

On Thursday May 28, at approximately 6:54 am, Corporal Mark Whipple and Deputy Eric Wisch responded to the 1300 block of S.H. Hwy. 79 in reference to a stolen vehicle.  Upon arrival, a 21-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Possession of Marijuana under two ounces, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram and five outstanding warrants for Animal Improperly Treated/Abused, two counts of No Current Vaccination for Animal and two counts of Fail to Obtain a Dog/Cat License.

On Friday May 29, at approximately 2:40 am, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin observed an unoccupied vehicle parked in the 8100 block of Seymour Hwy.  The vehicle was impounded after the registered owner could not be located.

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.

Daily Crime Brief, May 28, 2015

On Wednesday May 27, at approximately 12:22 am, Deputy David Stout made a traffic stop in the 2500 block of Seymour Hwy.   The 32-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 Capias Pro Fine-Fail to Obtain Dog/Cat License, Capias Pro Fine-Speeding 74/60, Capias Pro Fine-Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, Speeding in a School Zone 33/25 and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

On Thursday May 28, at approximately 2:17 am, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin made a traffic stop in the 1600 block of 10th Street.  The 49-year-old female driver was issued citations for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

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.

Daily Crime Brief, May 27, 2015

On Tuesday May 26, at approximately 8:30 am, Lieutenant Ray Schultz, Deputy Eric Wisch and Deputy John Warner responded to the 500 block of Wellington Lane in reference to a Medical Call.  Upon arrival, an 86-year-old male was found deceased of natural causes.

On Tuesday May 26, at approximately 9:00 am, Deputy Victoria Hatcher responded to the 4700 block of Taft in reference to a Burglary of a Vehicle that occurred in the 4400 block of Friberg Road.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered his vehicle and stole an IPhone charger valued at $30.00, a Vortex Viper HD 8 x 42 Binoculars valued at $550.00, a Fuji Digital Camera valued at $125.00 and a Black and Decker cordless drill valued at $75.00.

On Tuesday May 26, at approximately 10:50 am, Deputy Victoria Hatcher responded to the 11000 block of McFall Road in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a vicious dog appeared on his property.  Animal Control was contacted and upon their arrival, the animal was impounded.

On Tuesday May 26, at approximately 10:50 am, Deputy Victoria Hatcher responded to the 900 block of 7th in reference to a Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) has opened several credit cards using her identifying information.

On Tuesday May 26, at approximately 10:17 am, Deputy Eric Wisch responded to the southbound weigh station located on U.S. 287 in reference to an abandoned vehicle.  Upon arrival, the vehicle appeared to have been broken into.  The vehicle was impounded after the registered owner could not be contacted.

On Wednesday May 27, at approximately 2:38 am, Deputy Gabriel Villarreal made a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Maurine.  The 22-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 2 under one gram.

On Wednesday May 27, at approximately 2:18 am, Deputy Todd Kinsey made a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Iowa Park Road.  The 60-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 2nd Offense.

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.

Daily Crime Brief, May 26, 2015

On Thursday May 21, at approximately 8:52 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell stopped an individual in the 2200 block of Wranglers Retreat.  The 59-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Saturday May 23, at approximately 8:50 pm, Captain Donny Johns stopped an individual in the 100 block of Front.  The 56-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Saturday May 24, at approximately 3:18 am, Deputy Roy Biter stopped an individual at the intersection of 6th and Austin.  The 60-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Saturday May 24, at approximately 12:06 am, Deputy Roy Biter made a traffic stop at the intersection of Barnett Road and Seymour Hwy.  The 40-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Possession of Marijuana under two ounces and Possession of a Dangerous Drug.

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.

Daily Crime Brief, May 19, 2015

On Monday May 18, at approximately 12:07 pm, Deputy Victoria Hatcher and Deputy Kristian Valdez responded to the 3600 block of Van Horn Road in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that two puppies were found abandoned in a bar ditch.  Animal Control was contacted and upon their arrival the animals were impounded.

On Monday May 18, at approximately 5:21 pm, Deputy Chris Barnett and Deputy Cole McGarry responded to the 1900 block of F.M. 368 north in reference to a Burglary of a Building.  Upon arrival, The Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered his shop building and stole a Hyperthem Power Max 600 Plasma Torch valued at $850.00 and a Miller Millermatic 135 Wire Welder valued at $500.00.

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.

K-9 Deputy assists in finding 151 pounds of Marijuana

Deputy Able with his 151 pound marijuana bust.

Deputy Abel with his 151 pound marijuana bust.

On Sunday May 17, at approximately 3:07 pm, Deputy Chis Barnett responded to U.S. 287 and Maurine Street to assist a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Hardin with a traffic stop. Upon arrival, Deputy Barnett deployed his K-9 partner Deputy Abel to conduct a free air sniff of the vehicle. Deputy Abel alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. One Hundred Fifty One pounds of Marijuana was seized. Richard Allan Pope, a 62-year-old white male, was the driver and was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over 50 pounds under 200 pounds.

Daily Crime Brief, May 18, 2015

On Friday May 15, at approximately 12:25 pm, Corporal Mark Whipple and Deputy Kristian Valdez responded to the 1900 block of Huntington Lane in reference to a Credit Card Abuse.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject that was building his web site made an unauthorized transaction in the amount of $1774.00 from his bank account.

On Friday May 15, at approximately 4:15 pm, Deputy Cole McGarry responded to the 5800 block of Huntington Lane in reference to a Structure Fire.  Upon arrival, a residence found engulfed by fire.  The fire is under investigation.

On Friday May 15, at approximately 11:47 pm, Sergeant Carl Magee, Deputy Greg Wilson, Deputy Chris Ramos and Deputy Lance Brumley responded to the 12900 block of Kamay Road in reference to a disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject struck his residence several times with a vehicle.  The 49-year-old female suspect was located a short time later in the 8400 block of Hwy. 258.  She was placed under arrest and was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  She was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Criminal Mischief over $1,500.00 under $20,000.00.

On Saturday May 16, at approximately 7:10 am, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Victoria Hatcher responded to 12500 block of Reaves Road in reference to a Medical Call.  Upon arrival, a 52-year-old female was found deceased of natural causes.

On Saturday May 16, at approximately 9:21 am, Deputy Greg Wilson responded to the 600 block of Travis in reference to a suicidal subject.  Upon arrival, the 26-year-old male was transported to the Crisis Respite Unit for Evaluation.

On Sunday May 17, at approximately 1:33 pm, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Victoria Hatcher responded to the 1800 block of River Road in reference to a Burglary of a Vehicle.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered her vehicle and stole clothing valued at $100.00 and a diamond tennis bracelet valued at $229.00.

On Sunday May 17, at approximately 12:42 am, Sergeant Carl Magee, Deputy Lance Brumley and Deputy Greg Wilson responded to the 1400 block of Haley Road in reference to Disturbance.  Upon arrival, a 54-year-old male and a 250year-old male were barred from the property.

On Sunday May 17, at approximately 3:07 pm, Deputy Chis Barnett responded to U.S. 287 and Maurine Street to assist a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper with a traffic stop.  Upon arrival, Deputy Barnett deployed his K-9 partner Deputy Able to conduct a free air sniff of the vehicle.  Deputy Able alerted to the presence of narcotics in the vehicle.  One Hundred Fifty One pounds of Marijuana was seized.  The 62-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 50 pounds under 200 pounds.

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.