Daily Crime Brief, December 30, 2016

On December 28, 2016, at approximately 11:32 p.m., Corporal Ralph Burdick attempted to make a traffic stop in the area of Sheppard Access Road and Old Iowa Park Road.  The vehicle failed to stop and led several deputies on a high speed chase into Oklahoma.  Spike strips were deployed by an Oklahoma State Trooper and the vehicle was stopped.  The driver, and sole occupant of the vehicle, exited the vehicle and led deputies on a short foot chase before being taken into custody.  The 58 year old male was arrested and taken to the Cotton County Jail where he is being charged by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol with Running a Roadblock.  He will be extradited back to Wichita County at a later date and face additional charges.

On December 29, 2016, at approximately 11:32 p.m., Corporal Josh Brown conducted a traffic stop in the 2100 block of Kell West Boulevard.  The 51 year old male driver was issued a citation for Open Container and released from the scene.

On December 29, 2016, at approximately 9:57 p.m.,  Deputy Cole McGarry conducted a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Tyler Street. The 43 year old male driver was arrested and taken to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1 Less than 1 gram (State Jail Felony) and two outstanding Wichita Falls Police Department warrants for Expired Inspection and No Driver’s License in Possession.

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.