Interdiction Deputies Make Large Highway Bust

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On Tuesday April 12, at approximately 4:40 pm, a Wichita County Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of Central Frwy. East and Jasper Street.  The 60-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over fifty pounds under two thousand pounds and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four hundred grams.  52.4 pounds of marijuana and 1.4 pounds of hash were seized.

Burglary Suspect Caught with the help of Victim and Neighbor

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On Sunday April 10, at approximately 4:30 am, Wichita County Deputies responded to the 300 block of Huntington Lane in reference to a Burglary of a Building that had just occurred.  While in route to the scene, Deputies were notified that the suspect in the burglary had fled the scene in a blue pickup truck and had possibly struck a fence at the dead end of Huntington Lane.  Upon arrival, Deputies found a blue pickup truck stuck in the ditch.  A Neighbor, who had been contacted by the Reporting Person, found the vehicle and blocked it in until Deputies arrived.

The Driver of the vehicle, Grant Lynn Franklin, white male, 11-2-75 was placed under arrest.  Upon interviewing the Reporting Person, he stated that he observed a subject taking items from his property.  He stated that he fired one shot from a shotgun in the air and told the subject to lie down.  The subject got into the blue pickup truck and fled the scene.  The Reporting Person stated that he fired a second shot to disable the vehicle.  The vehicle continued travelling away from the scene and then drove into the fence at the dead end of Huntington Lane.  A 1500 psi Porter Cable Air Compressor was taken from the property and was later recovered in the blue pickup.

Franklin was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Burglary of a Building and Burglary of a Vehicle.

K9 Deputy and Partner take 1st at Regional Training Event

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Deputy Gabriel Villarreal and his K-9 Partner Cane attended to United States Police Canine Association, National Police Canine Association and National Narcotic Drug Dog Association Training Event that was held on April 4 through April 8 in Abilene Texas.

Deputy Gabriel Villarreal and his canine partner Cane attended this training and placed first place overall narcotics and received top dog in narcotics.

Over twenty canine teams participated in the event.

Daily Crime Brief, April 11, 2016

On Friday April 8, at approximately 8:55 am, Lieutenant Carl Magee and Deputy Brian Koschak responded to the 700 block of North Electra in Electra, Texas in investigate a structure fire.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

On Saturday April 9, at approximately 10:34 pm, Wichita County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to F.M. 367 and Horseshoe Lake Road in reference to a possible intoxicated person.  Upon arrival, a juvenile female was located on F.M. 367 one half mile west of Peterson Road.  She was placed under arrest and was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center for Violation of Probation.

On Saturday April 9, at approximately 1:59 am, Deputy Greg Wilson and Deputy T.J.  Glover made a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Central Frwy.  The 35-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-Enhanced.

On Saturday April 9, at approximately 6:20 pm, Deputy Kristian Valdez stopped a subject in the 3100 block of Midwestern Parkway.  The 41-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Fraudulent Destruction, Removal or Concealment of Writing and was barred from the business.

On Saturday April 9, at approximately 3:15 pm, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 900 block of Peterson Road South in reference to a Burglary of a Building.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) pried open the door to a building and entered.  A Hobart 140 mig welder valued at $550.00, a Co 2 Canister valued at $150.00 and several deer head mounts were stolen.

On Sunday April 10, at approximately 10:10 am, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Amanda Price responded to the 2600 block of Haws Road in reference to a Burglary of a Building.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) broke out a window and entered the building.  Nothing was found missing at this time.

On Sunday April 10, at approximately 4:30 pm, Wichita County Deputies responded to the 300 block of Huntington Lane in reference to a Burglary of a Building that had just occurred.  While in route to the scene, Deputies were notified that the suspect in the burglary had fled the scene in a blue pickup truck and had possible struck a fence at the dead end of Huntington Lane.  Upon arrival, Deputies found a blue pickup stuck in the ditch.  A neighbor, who had been contacted by the Reporting Person, found the vehicle and blocked it in until Deputies arrived.  The driver of the vehicle, Grant Lynn Franklin, white male, 11-2-75 was placed under arrest.  Upon interviewing the Reporting Person, he stated that he observed a subject taking items from his property.  He stated that he fired one shot in the air from a shotgun and told the subject to lie down.  The subject got into the blue pickup truck and fled the scene.  The Reporting Person stated that he fired a second shot to disable the vehicle.  The vehicle continued travelling away from the scene and then drove into the fence at the dead end.  A 1500 PSI Porter Cable Air Compressor was taken from the property and was later recovered in the blue pickup.  Franklin was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Burglary of a Building and Burglary of a Vehicle.

On Saturday April 10, at approximately 2:29 am, Deputy Greg Wilson checked on an occupied vehicle that was parked in the 2700 block of Southwest Parkway.  A 23-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Assault/Family Violence.

On Saturday April 10, at approximately 2:33 pm, Lieutenant Carl Magee responded to the 400 block of Dove Lane in reference to a fire.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

On Sunday April 10, at approximately 11:26 pm, Sergeant Mark Whipple and Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to the 1600 block of 11th Street in reference to a Gunshot Victim.  Upon arrival, a 49-year-old male was found to have a gunshot wound to his right shoulder.  Witnesses stated that the subject was brought to the Emergency Room by a female driving a dark colored SUV.  The subject was unable to be interviewed at the time of the investigation.

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, April 8, 2016

On Wednesday April 6, at approximately 5:28 pm, Corporal Ralph Burdick and Deputy Brett Brasher responded to the 8300 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to an Animal Complaint.

On Thursday April 7, at approximately 6:55 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 368.  The 29-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with four outstanding warrants for No Drivers License, Violate Promise to Appear, Capias Pro Fine-Expired Inspection Sticker and Capias Pro Fine-No Drivers License in Possession.

On Thursday April 7, at approximately 11:21 pm, Deputy Greg Wilson and Deputy Brandon Mason responded to U.S. 287 just west of Fisher Road in reference to a subject walking in the roadway.  Upon arrival, the 41-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the North Texas State Hospital and was admitted under a Peace Officers Application for Emergency Detention.

On Thursday April 7, at approximately 11:55 pm, Corporal Jeff Penney made a traffic stop in the 700 block of Homes.  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 Marijuana under two ounces.

On Thursday April 7, at approximately 2:56 pm, Deputy Brian Koschak responded to the intersection of F.M. 368 and Van Horn in reference to a reckless driver.  Upon arrival, the 76-year-old male driver was transported to United Regional Health Care by American Medical Response Ambulance.

Daily Crime Brief, April 7, 2016

On Tuesday April 5, at approximately 9:45 am, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin made a traffic stop in the 3000 block of Sherman.  The 29-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 Wednesday April 6, at approximately 3:25 pm, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 1200 block of North 3rd. in Iowa Park in reference to a possible sexual assault.

On Thursday April 7, at approximately 12:04 am, Deputy Brandon Mason made a traffic stop in the 2700 block of Southwest Parkway.  The 57-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He 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.

Daily Crime Brief, April 5, 2016

On Monday April 4, at approximately 2:05 pm, Deputy Paul Casillas responded to the 13000 block of Lucy Road in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) stole an air compressor valued at $300.00 from the property.

On Monday April 4, at approximately 11:16 am, Deputy Gerald Morgan responded to the 5600 block of Old Electra Road in reference to a Criminal Trespass.  Upon arrival, a 58-year-old male was barred from the property.

On April 5, at approximately 11:50 pm, Corporal Jeff Penney conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of I-44 and Daniels Road.  Jerome Aki Jones was arrested for nine outstanding Wichita County warrants.  A 34 year old female was also arrested for an outstanding Wichita County warrant was. Both subjects were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.

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.

Wanted Felony Suspect Arrested

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On April 5, at approximately 11:50 pm, Corporal Jeff Penney conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of I-44 and Daniels Road.  Jerome Aki Jones was arrested for nine outstanding Wichita County warrants.  A 34 year old female was also arrested for an outstanding Wichita County warrant. Both subjects were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.

Daily Crime Brief, April 4, 2016

On Saturday April 2, at approximately 9:37 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 3100 block of Horseshoe Bend Estates in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that her dog was attacked by a dog that appeared on her property.  Animal Control was contacted and upon their arrival, the dog was impounded

On Saturday April 2, at approximately 10:02 am, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop in the 2100 block of Kell West.  The 56-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant Capias Pro Fine-Theft of Property over $500.00 under $1,500.00.

On Sunday April 3, at approximately 5:00 pm, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Mathew Schenck responded to the Iowa Park Police Department in reference to an Assault.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that he had been assaulted on U.S. 287 near Burnett Ranch Road by a subject.

On Sunday April 3, at approximately 5:50 am, Deputy Greg Wilson and Deputy Troy Glover made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and City View.  A 31-year-old male passenger was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday April 3, at approximately 7:17 am, Lieutenant Carl Magee, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Amanda Price responded to the 1800 block of Bridgetown Road in reference to a Deceased Person.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an 82-year-old male was found decease at the residence of natural causes.

 On Sunday April 3, at approximately 4:30 pm, Sergeant Lee Crossman responded to the 6600 block of Old Electra Road in reference to a Burglary of a Building.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered an unlocked vehicle.

On Sunday April 3, at approximately 11:47 pm, Sergeant Mark Whipple checked on a subject at the intersection of 8th Street and Denver.  The 47-year-old male was found to have been reported as a missing person.

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.