Daily Crime Brief, December 8, 2016

On Wednesday December 7, at approximately 12:39 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Johnson Road.  The 49-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds.  37 pounds of Marijuana was seized.

On Wednesday December 7, at approximately 12:35 pm, Sergeant Sergio Teruel, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Jeff Lee responded to the 1900 block of Pearl to serve an arrest warrant.  Upon arrival, a 25-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over four grams under 200 grams and three outstanding warrants for Surety Off Bond-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram, Surety Off Bond-Places Weapon Prohibited and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 over 28 grams under 200 grams.  32 grams of Methamphetamine was seized.

On Wednesday December 7, at approximately 4:18 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Business U.S. 287.  The 20-year-old male driver and two 20-year-old male passengers were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Money Laundering over $2,500.00 under $30,000.00 and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.  $29,571.00 in currency and four grams of Marijuana was seized.

On Wednesday December 7, at approximately 9:00 pm, Corporal Jeff Penney, Deputy Greg Wilson and Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to Kell West and Barnett to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety with a pursuit.  The vehicle being pursued travelled west on Kell and then exited and began travelling on the Access Road.  The vehicle made a turnaround at F.M. 369 and began travelling East on Kell.  The vehicle exited at Brook Street, and then began travelling on Central Frwy.  The vehicle exited onto U.S. 281 and travelled to Jacksboro.  The vehicle was finally stopped behind Jacksboro High School.  The 24-year-old female driver was placed under arrest and released to the custody of the Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers.

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.