Daily Crime Brief, July 6, 2015

On Monday June 29, at approximately 9:11 pm, Corporal Lee Crossman and Deputy Chris Barnett responded to the 4400 block of Ulen in reference to a Criminal Mischief.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) damaged four tires and a windshield on her vehicle.

On Thursday July 2, at approximately 1:12 pm, Sergeant Mark Whipple and Deputy Patrick Bradford responded to the 500 block of Vickers Court in reference to a Structure Fire.  Upon arrival, a storage building and a wooden fence were found to be burning.  The fire was later determined to have been started by a subject burning a fence line.

On Friday July 3, at approximately 12:35 pm, Deputy Patrick Bradford responded to the 7800 block of Carriage Lane 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 DR mower valued at $300.00, a five gallon gasoline can full of fuel valued at $30.00, a IIDA Banjo and case valued at $1,200.00, a Hohner Electric Bass valued at $200.00, ten pair of jeans valued at $20.00, two survival knives valued at $50.00, six throwing knives valued at $50.00, one sword valued at $100.00, a blow gun valued at $50.00, assorted coins valued at $350.00, a Craftsman Battery Charger valued at $400.00, a plumbers snake valued at $75.00 and a DVD player valued at $35.00.

On Friday July 3, at approximately 1:39 pm, Deputy Victoria Hatcher responded to the 5700 block of Fulfer Lane in reference to a Credit Card Abuse.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject stole her Debit Card and made several unauthorized withdrawals from several ATM machines in the amount of $2,000.00.

On Saturday July 4, at approximately 2:16 pm, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Patrick Bradford responded to the intersection of F.M. 368 and Schmoker Road in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, six sheep and one goat were impounded.

On Saturday July 4, at approximately 1:23 am, Deputy Greg Wilson made a traffic stop in the 500 block of Fillmore.  The 33-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-Second Offense.

On Saturday July 4, at approximately 12:51 am, Deputy Christopher Ramos made a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Ave O.  The 29-year-old female driver, a 32-year-old male passenger and a 27-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The driver was charged with Driving While License Invalid-Enhanced.  The 32-year-old male was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram and Failure to Identify.  The 27-year old male was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday July 5, at approximately 2:02 PM, Deputy Gerald Morgan responded to the 4900 block of F.M. 367 in reference to a Burglary of a Building.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) forced open the front door of the business and entered.  A Dell Laptop Computer valued at $1,500.00, a toolbox valued at $50.00, an Apple Mac Probook valued at $200.00, a Dell Desktop Computer with a 15” monitor valued at $1,000.00, a Panasonic Movie Grade Video Camera valued at $2,800.00 and a Wrangler gym bag valued at $20.00 were stolen.

On Sunday July 5, at approximately 11:22 am, Deputy Greg Wilson made a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Ave O.  The 61-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-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.

Wichita County says Farewell to several Deputies and Welcomes Two More

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office held a retirement/promotion ceremony on Thursday July 2, 2015.  Among the deputies retiring was Lieutenant Ken Terry ( 30 years of service), Sergeant Jerry Cox (26 years of service), Captain Donny Johns (20 years of service), and Corporal David Henton (16 years of service).  These men proudly served their community for a combined total of 92 years.  The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office thanks them for their dedicated service and wishes them a well-deserved happy retirement.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office also saw several deputies promoted within the ranks of the Sheriff’s Office.  Deputy William Rutledge was promoted to Lieutenant, Corporal Mark Whipple was promoted to Sergeant, and Deputy Ralph Burdick was promoted to Corporal.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office also welcomed two new deputies to the force.  Detention Officer Jeff Lee and Officer Chris Salas of Burkburnett PD were both sworn in as field deputies for the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office.

Daily Crime Brief, July 2, 2015

On Tuesday July 1, at approximately 7:37 am, Corporal Mark Whipple took a report of a lost handgun.  The Reporting Person reported that he had lost a Smith and Wesson M&P 45 caliber handgun somewhere near his residence located in the 4600 block of Business 287 J.

On Wednesday July 2, at approximately 2:11 am, Sergeant Carl Magee made a traffic stop in the 3300 block of Kell Blvd.  The 19-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 Wednesday July 2, at approximately 12:19 am, Deputy Todd Kinsey made a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Midwestern Parkway.  The 25-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While License Invalid-Enhanced.

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, July 1, 2015

On Monday June 30, at approximately 9:37 am, Deputy Victoria Hatcher responded to the 100 block of Huntington Lane in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the animals were found to be clean and well taken care of.

On Monday June 30, at approximately 10:30 pm, Corporal Lee Crossman Deputy Ralph Burdick responded to the 15000 block of Luci Road in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, a 35-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Unlawful Carry of a Handgun by a License Holder.

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.