Daily Crime Brief, January 26, 2017

On Wednesday January 25, at approximately 5:09 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 6900 block of Hy Bridges in reference to an Assault.  Upon arrival, a 51-year-old male and a 39-year-old female were barred from the property.

On Thursday January 26, at approximately 4:49 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 4500 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a suspicious vehicle.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a vehicle pulled into the parking lot and then the driver threw out several roofing nails onto the pavement.

On Thursday January 26, at approximately 4:49 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 3600 block of Seymour Hwy in reference to a subject throwing roofing nails onto the driveway entrance to the business.

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, January 26, 2017

On Tuesday January 24, at approximately 10:00 pm, Deputy Cole McGarry made a traffic stop at the intersection of Tyler and 10th Street.  The 45-year-old female driver was issued two citations for Driving While License Invalid and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Wednesday January 25, at approximately 8:31 pm, Corporal Ralph Burdick attempted to stop a vehicle in the 3200 block of Seymour Hwy.  The vehicle was finally stopped in the 1600 block of Santa Fe.  The 36-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with Evading Arrest or Detention in a motor vehicle.

On Wednesday January 25, at approximately 8:06 am, Deputy Roy Biter made a traffic stop in the 8500 block of Seymour Hwy.  The 43-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 with previous conviction and an outstanding warrant for Capias Pro Fine-No Drivers License in Possession.

On Wednesday January 25, at approximately 11:29 am, Deputy Jeff Lee made a traffic stop at the intersection of Brook and Huff.  The 36-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Wednesday January 25, at approximately 9:10 pm, Deputy David Stout made a traffic stop in the 900 block of Baylor.  The 33-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.  The stolen vehicle was recovered and released to the owner.

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.

Changes to Jail Visitation Hours

The Wichita County Jail will be changing visitation hours on January 30, 2017. Effective that date, both jail facilities will offer visitation from 8 AM until 8 PM. Sign-up for visitation will end at 7:00 PM.

  • Last names starting with A through L visitation is on Tuesday.
  • Last names starting with M through Z visitation is on Wednesday.
  • Inmates in Solitary or on Keep Separate List visitation is on Thursday.

There will be NO VISITATION on January 30th, 2017. The first visitation period under the new policy will be on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

Daily Crime Brief, January 24, 2017

On Monday January 23, at approximately 4:15 pm, Deputy Brian Koschak made a traffic stop at the intersection of Martin Luther King and Lincoln.  The 62-year-old male driver was issued two citations for No Drivers License and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Monday January 23, at approximately 8:23 pm, Deputy Brian Koschak made a traffic stop at the intersection of Martin Luther King and Rosewood.  The 31-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with three outstanding warrants for Bond Forfeiture-Unlawful Carrying Weapon, Bond Forfeiture-Tamper with/Identification Numbers and Capias Pro Fine-Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Monday January 23, at approximately 11:30 am, Deputy Christopher Salas responded to 900 7th Street in reference to a Fraud.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) made an unauthorized purchase using her debit card in the amount of $304.94.

On Monday January 23, at approximately 8:09 am, Deputy J.T. Mitchell, Deputy Christopher Salas and Deputy Roy Biter responded to the 4400 block of River Road in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, a 41-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged Assault/Family Violence.

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, January 23, 2017

On Friday January 20, at approximately 8:29 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn made a traffic stop at the intersection of S.H. 240 and East Road.  The 43-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under 28 grams and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Saturday January 21, at approximately 11:13 am, Deputy Jeff Lee made a traffic stop at the intersection of Fairway and Langford.  The 50-year-old male driver and a 28-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The driver was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.  The passenger was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Saturday January 21, at approximately 10:31 pm, Deputy Daniel Jacobson made a traffic stop at the intersection of Beverly and Marian.  The 37-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While License Invalid with Previous Conviction.

On Saturday January 21, at approximately 2:19 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 1400 block of North Scott.  The 68-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more offense.

On Saturday January 21, at approximately 12:03 am, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of 10th and Ave. B.  The 43-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant for Parole Violation.

On Saturday January 21, at approximately 11:55 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenk responded to Sheppard Air Force Base Main Gate in reference to a subject with outstanding warrants.  Upon arrival, a 24-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant for Violation of Probation-Forgery of Financial Instrument and Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence.

On Sunday January 22, at approximately 10:36 am, Deputy J.T. Mitchell observed an unoccupied vehicle that was parked on the roadway in the 500 block of F.M. 1740.  The vehicle was impounded after the registered owner could not be located.

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, January 20, 2017

On Thursday January 19, at approximately 1:32 pm, Deputy Gabriel Villarreal made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Midway Church Road.  The 32-year-old male driver and a 59-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Manufacture and Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 2, Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds and Money Laundering over $2,500.00 under $30,000.00.  29 pounds of marijuana, 572 grams of hash and $3,513.00 in currency was seized.

On Thursday January 19, at approximately 12:54 am, Deputy Cole McGarry made a traffic stop at the intersection of Ave F and Fillmore.  The 27-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with three outstanding warrants for two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under 28 grams and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram.

On Thursday January 19, at approximately 9:30 pm, Corporal Ralph Burdick observed a suspicious vehicle in the 1100 block of Central Frwy.  The vehicle was found to have been reported stolen.  The vehicle was released to the owner upon his arrival.

On Thursday January 19, at approximately 10:12 am, Deputy Jeff Lee responded to the 1400 block of F.M. 368 South in reference to a Criminal Mischief.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject had damaged the rear quarter panel of his vehicle causing $1,500.00 in damage.

On Friday January 20, at approximately 2:05 am, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop in the 2200 block of Southwest Parkway.  The 19-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 Friday January 20, at approximately 12:12 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 3100 block of Kell East.  The 37-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.

On Friday January 20, at approximately 10:27 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn made a traffic stop in the 2700 block of Roanoke.  The 23-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams.

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, January 17, 2017

On Friday January 13, at approximately 12:25 am, Corporal Jeff Penney attempted to stop a vehicle in the 3700 block of Seymour Hwy.  The vehicle was finally stopped in the parking lot of an apartment complex.  The 50-year-old female driver was issued citations for Fail to Signal Turn 100 feet prior to turn and Driving While License Invalid.

On Friday January 13, at approximately 8:59 am, Sergeant Sergio Teruel and Deputy Jeff Lee responded to the 2400 block of F.M. 369 South in reference to a Fraud.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) had hacked his X-Box account, his AT&T account, his Microsoft Account and several credit cards and had made $20,000.00 in unauthorized charges on his accounts.

On Friday January 13, at approximately 10:20 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck attempted to stop a vehicle at the intersection of Kemp and 9th Street.  The vehicle was finally stopped in the 600 block of Travis.  The 38-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Evading Arrest or Detention with a Motor Vehicle.

On Friday January 13, at approximately 3:25 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 8000 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a Criminal Mischief.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) placed a foreign object in the radiators of a D8 and a D9 bulldozer causing $7,000.00 in damage.

On Friday January 13, at approximately 11:35 pm, Corporal Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop in the 900 block of Central Frwy.  The 35-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Saturday January 14, at approximately 9:58 pm, Deputy Daniel Jacobson attempted to stop a vehicle at the intersection of Iowa Park Road and Central Frwy.   The vehicle finally stopped in the 1700 block of Seymour Hwy. at which time the driver fled on foot.  The 35-year-old male was stopped a short distance away and was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Evading Arrest or Detention with a Motor Vehicle with Previous Convictions, Assault on a Public Servant and an outstanding warrant for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday January 14, at approximately 4:30 pm, Deputy Daniel Jacobson made a traffic stop at the intersection of Martin Luther King and 3rd Street.  The 37-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 with Previous Convictions and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Saturday January 14, at approximately 3:40 pm, Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to the 3100 block of Midwestern Pkwy. in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, a juvenile male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center and was charged with Theft over $100.00 under $750.00 and was also barred from the property.

On Saturday January 14, at approximately 12:57 pm, Deputy Jeff Lee made a traffic stop in the 1800 block of 8th Street.  The 30-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Display Fictitious Motor Vehicle Registration.

On Saturday January 14, at approximately 1:04 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 1739.  The 27-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 four ounces under five pounds.

On Saturday January 14, at approximately 1:20 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Midwestern Pkwy.  The 29-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Saturday January 14, at approximately 8:24 pm, Deputy Brian Koschak made a traffic stop at the intersection of Scott and 4th Street.  The 24-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant.

On Sunday January 15, at approximately 12:06 am, Sergeant Mark Whipple made a traffic stop at the intersection of Holliday and Blonde.  The vehicle was impounded after the driver was unable to produce a drivers license and insurance.

On Sunday January 15, at approximately 1:49 am, Deputy Brett Brasher responded to the intersection of S.H. 240 and F.M. 1739 in reference to a Traffic Hazzard.  Upon arrival, a vehicle was found abandoned on the roadway.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Sunday January 15, at approximately 7:21 pm, Sergeant Lee Crossman and Deputy Greg Wilson responded to the 1400 block of S.H. 79 North in reference to a Deceased Person.  Upon arrival, an 86-year-old male was pronounced deceased of Natural Causes.

On Sunday January 15, at approximately 12:54 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of Brook and Seymour Hwy.  The 17-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 Monday January 16, at approximately 6:30 am, Deputy Kristian Valdez made a traffic stop in the 100 block of Central Frwy.  The 23-year-old male driver and a 19-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The driver was charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.  The passenger was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram, Possession of a Dangerous Drug and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under 28 grams.  The vehicle had been reported stolen and was recovered.

On Monday January 16, at approximately 12:14 am, Deputy Brett Brasher attempted to stop a vehicle at the intersection of Martin Luther King and Jefferson.  The vehicle was finally stopped after the driver struck a tree on Maple Street.  The 32-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Evading Arrest or Detention with a Motor Vehicle with Previous Convictions.

On Monday January 16, at approximately 11:46 pm, Deputy Paul Casillas made a traffic stop at the intersection of Kemp and Ave E.  The 20-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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, January 13, 2017

On Wednesday January 11, at approximately 9:11 pm, Corporal Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Central Frwy.  The 29-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with two outstanding warrants for No Rabies Vaccination on Cat/Dog and Fail to Obtain License for Cat/Dog.

On Thursday January 12, at approximately 9:45 pm, Deputy Daniel Jacobson made a traffic stop in the 1700 block of Maurine.  The 50-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with two outstanding warrants for Capias Pro Fine-Speeding 45/30 and Capias Pro Fine-Expired Operators License.

On Thursday January 12, at approximately 1:30 pm, Deputy John Glaze responded to 600 Scott Street to serve an arrest warrant.  The 22-year-old male fled on foot.  He was placed under arrest a short time later in the 700 block of Travis.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an Evading Arrest or Detention and three outstanding warrants for Violation of Probation-Theft of Firearm, Capias Pro Fine-No Drivers License in Possession and Capias Pro Fine-Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

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.

New Visitation Hours for Wichita County Detention Center

The Wichita County Detention Center has changed the visitation schedule and the hours it will be open for visits.  The new visitation schedule is 8 am to 8 pm. This 12 hour window creates more opportunity for family members to come and visit on the inmate’s assigned day.  The same rules apply to each visit in regards to time limit, required identification, and number of visits. This change only effects when the inmates may receive visits.  The new schedule becomes effective January 31, 2017.  This will give families enough time to plan for the change.

The new schedule is as follows:

Names A-L on Tuesdays 8am-8pm

Names M-Z on Wednesday 8am-8pm

Solitary and Keep Separate Inmates on Thursday 8am-8pm

If you have any questions about the new schedule please call the Sheriff’s Office at 940-766-8170.

Daily Crime Brief, January 11, 2017

On January 10, 2017, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Deputy Victoria Kamp, was dispatched to the 10000 block of FM368 in reference to the theft of a debit card.  The reporting party stated a debit card had been stolen from his mailbox and approximately $800 was missing from his account.  The investigation is ongoing.

On January 10, 2017, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Deputy Greg Wilson and Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin responded to the 3100 block of Central Freeway East in reference to a suspicious person.  Upon arrival, the reporting party stated a male stole her cell phone from her vehicle. The phone is valued at approximately $50.  The reporting party was able to identify the suspect and the investigation is ongoing.

On January 10, 2017, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Deputy Greg Wilson conducted a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Brook Avenue.  The 20 year old male driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Possession of Marijuana Under 2 Ounces (Class B Misdemeanor).

On January 10, 2017, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Deputy Roy Biter responded to the area of FM369 and Bacon Switch Road in reference to a suspicious person.  Upon arrival, a 50 year old male was found walking in the roadway.  He was arrested and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Public Intoxication (Class C Misdemeanor).

On January 10, 2017, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Deputy Brett Brasher conducted a traffic stop in the 2900 block of Southwest Parkway.  The 39 year old male driver was cited for No Driver’s License and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.  The vehicle was impounded and the driver released from the scene.

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.