Daily Crime Brief, October 28, 2016

On October 26, 2016, at approximately 5:58 a.m., Sergeant Mark Whipple and Deputy Cole McGarry were dispatched to the 200 block of FM369 in reference to an unresponsive male subject.  Upon arrival, the 86 year old male was found to be deceased from natural causes.

On October 26, 2016, at approximately 12:40 p.m.; Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Victoria Kamp were dispatched to the 7300 block of Seymour Highway in reference to a theft.  Upon arrival the reporting party stated a welder, an acetylene bottle, an oxygen bottle, welding leads, and a concrete saw were stolen from his property.  The total value of the items is $8,500.  The investigation is ongoing.

On October 26, 2016, at approximately 11:32 p.m.; Deputy Cole McGarry conducted a traffic stop in the 2500 block of 8th Street.  The 32 year old male driver was arrested and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Driving While Intoxicated with a Blood Alcohol Content Greater Than 0.15, a Class A Misdemeanor, and Evading Arrest or Detention in a Motor Vehicle, a 3rd Degree Felony.

On October 26, 2016, at approximately 11:55 p.m.; Corporal Ralph Burdick conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of North Scott Avenue.  The 44 year old male driver was arrested and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Driving While Intoxicated, a Class B Misdemeanor.

On October 27, 2016, at approximately 11:32 p.m.; Deputy Cole McGarry conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Van Buren and 9th Street.  The 26 year old female driver was arrested and is being charged with three counts of Abandoning or Endangering a Child, a State Jail Felony.  She is also being charged with three outstanding Wichita County warrants for No Tail Lamps, No Driver’s License, and Violate Promise to appear. As well as four outstanding Wichita Falls warrants for Speeding, No DL in Possession, Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility, and Expired Motor Vehicle Registration. The 20 year old male passenger was arrested and is being charged with two outstanding Wichita County warrants for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Violate Promise to Appear.

On October 27, 2016, at approximately 11:41 p.m.; Lieutenant Carl Magee conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of North Scott and Carolina Street.  The 46 year old driver was arrested and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Driving While Intoxicated 3 or More Convictions, a third degree felony.

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.