Daily Crime Brief, February 24, 2017

On Thursday February 23, at approximately 11:37 am, Lieutenant Carl Magee responded to a fire located at 1899 River Road.  Upon arrival, it was learned that a 65-year-old male had fallen over a burning grill and had caught on fire.  He was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The incident is under investigation.

On Thursday February 23, at approximately 1:48 pm, Deputy Jeff Lee responded to the 7800 block of Carriage Lane in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) kicked open the front door of the residence and entered.  An Omega Watch and miscellaneous jewelry valued at $500.00 was stolen.

On Thursday February 23, at approximately 10:44 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Kell West.  The 33-year-old male driver was issued citations for No Drivers License and Expired Registration.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Thursday February 23, at approximately 8:04 pm, Corporal Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Central Frwy.  A 22-year-old female passenger was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Thursday February 23, at approximately 10:40 pm, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin made a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Seymour Hwy.  The 23-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Friday February 24, at approximately 3:28 am, Deputy Amanda Price attempted to stop a motorcycle on I-44 south of Bacon Switch Road.  The motorcycle fled north on I-44 and entered Oklahoma.  Deputies lost sight of the motorcycle when it took exit 5 off of I-44.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZENS ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 2.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Citizen Academy #15 beginning on March 2.  The fourteen week class is held each Thursday Night from 6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm and is free of charge.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For further information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-716-8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-716-8678.

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, February 23, 2017

On Tuesday February 21, at approximately 10:29 pm, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of Seymour and Sunset.  The 47-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.

On Wednesday February 22, at approximately 9:20 am, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Jason Vandygriff took a theft report that occurred in the 2300 block of Morgan Road.  The Reporting Person reported that a subject pulled up in a vehicle in front of her residence and stole their orange and black Calico cat valued at $1,500.00.

On Thursday February 23, at approximately 12:22 am, Corporal Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop at the intersection of North Brook and North 5th Street.  The 23-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-Enhanced.

On Thursday February 23, at approximately 1:16 am, Deputy Greg Wilson made a traffic stop in the 1700 block of 8th Street.  The 26-year-old male driver fled the scene on foot and was arrested a short time later.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While License Invalid, Possession of Marijuana under two ounces and Evading Arrest/Detention.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZENS ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 2.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Citizen Academy #15 beginning on March 2.  The fourteen week class is held each Thursday Night from 6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm and is free of charge.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For further information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-716-8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-716-8678.

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, February 21, 2017

On Friday February 17, at approximately 2:20 pm, Deputy Gabriel Villarreal responded to U.S. 287 and 142 East to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety with a traffic stop.  The stop led to the checking of another vehicle at the Sonic Restaurant in Electra.  A 29-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over forty grams and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.  Seventeen pounds of hash was seized.

On Friday February 17, at approximately 11:02 pm, Deputy Matthews Schenck made a traffic stop in the 300 block of East Central Frwy.  The 36-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-Enhance and an outstanding warrant for Driving While License Invalid.

On Friday February 17, at approximately 8:24 pm, Deputy Brian Koschak responded to the 9400 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a grass fire.  Upon arrival, the fire was put out by volunteer fire departments.

On Friday February 17, at approximately 12:47 pm, Sergeant Sergio Teruel made a traffic stop at the intersection of F.M. 171 and Charlie Circle.  The 57-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 Speeding 52/30, Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, No Drivers License in Possession and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

On Saturday February 18, at approximately 5:00 pm, Sergeant Lee Crossman responded to the 12000 block of Reeves Road in reference to a subject trespassing on the property.  Upon arrival, the 70-year-old male was barred from the property.

On Saturday February 18, at approximately 8:40 pm, Sergeant Lee Crossman and Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 4400 block of Reeves Road in reference to a Suspicious Vehicle.  Upon arrival, a vehicle was found abandoned near the roadway.  The owner was contacted and upon his arrival, the vehicle was released to him.

On Saturday February 18, approximately 2:01 am, Corporal Ralph Burdick responded to the 5500 block of F.M. 367 in reference to a Check Welfare.  Upon arrival, the 51-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the North Texas State Hospital and was admitted under a Peace Officers Application of Emergency Detention.

On Saturday February 18, at approximately 10:30 am, Sergeant Mark Whipple and Deputy Roy Biter responded to the 1500 block of Van Loh Road in reference to a subject with a gunshot wound.  Upon arrival, the juvenile male was pronounced deceased of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

On Saturday February 18, at approximately 7:34 pm, Corporal Ralph Burdick and Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 2500 block of Iowa Park Road in reference to an Assault.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that he had been assaulted by a subject while in the 2000 block of F.M. 171.

On Sunday February 19, at approximately 2:12 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Jacksboro Hwy.  The 41-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 Sunday February 19, at approximately 3:30 pm, Deputy Greg Wilson responded to the 1200 block of Lentz Road in reference to a Deceased Person.  Upon arrival, a 58-year-old male was found deceased.  The cause of death was determined to be accidental electrocution.

On Sunday February 19, at approximately 10:47 pm, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Jason Vandygriff responded to the 15000 block of Fulfer Road in reference to a check welfare.  Upon arrival, a 52-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Monday February 20, at approximately 2:39 am, Corporal Jeff Penney, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Brett Brasher responded to the 13000 block of Blaker Road in reference to an Assault in Progress.  Upon arrival, a 27-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Assault/Family Violence.

On Tuesday February 21, at approximately 1:10 am, Deputy Greg Wilson stopped an individual that was walking in the 400 block of Scott.  The 25-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZENS ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 2.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Citizen Academy #15 beginning on March 2.  The fourteen week class is held each Thursday Night from 6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm and is free of charge.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For further information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-716-8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-716-8678.

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, February 17, 2017

On Thursday February 16, at approximately 12:38 pm, Wichita County Deputies responded to the 8000 block of Bobby Point Road in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, a 43-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Assault/Family Violence.

On Thursday February 16, at approximately 12:00 am, Deputy Greg Wilson stopped a subject that was walking in the 1000 block of Central Frwy.  The 39-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Friday February 17, at approximately 1:28 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 4000 block of Call Field Road.  The 23-year-old female driver was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZENS ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 2.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Citizen Academy #15 beginning on March 2.  The fourteen week class is held each Thursday Night from 6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm and is free of charge.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For further information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-716-8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-716-8678.

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, February 16, 2017

On Wednesday February 15, at approximately 4:25 pm, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin responded to a Disturbance in the 2000 block of F.M. 171.  Upon arrival, a 28-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Assault/Family Violence.

On Thursday February 16, at approximately 1:21 am, Deputy Cole McGarry made a traffic stop in the 3900 block of Lawrence Road.  A 20-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZENS ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 2.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Citizen Academy #15 beginning on March 2.  The fourteen week class is held each Thursday Night from 6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm and is free of charge.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For further information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-716-8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-716-8678.

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, February 15, 2017

On Tuesday February 14, at approximately 9:29 pm, Deputy Greg Wilson made a traffic stop in the 4000 block of Cedar Elm Lane.  The 30-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-Enhance and an outstanding warrant for Driving While License Invalid.

On Tuesday February 15, at approximately 12:26 am, Sergeant Mark Whipple made a traffic stop in the 99 block of Central Frwy.  The 40-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.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZENS ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 2.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Citizen Academy #15 beginning on March 2.  The fourteen week class is held each Thursday Night from 6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm and is free of charge.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For further information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-716-8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-716-8678.

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, February 13, 2017

On Friday February 10, at approximately 10:16 pm, Deputy Daniel Jacobson made a traffic stop at the intersection of Beverly and Maurine.  The vehicle was impounded after the juvenile driver was unable to provide a valid drivers license, insurance and that the vehicle registration was expired.

On Friday February 10, at approximately 4:00 pm, Deputy Brian Koschak attempted to stop a vehicle in the 900 block of Martin Luther King Blvd.  The vehicle stopped in the 700 block of Sullivan at which time the driver exited the vehicle and fled on foot.  The 27-year-old female driver was placed under arrest in the 400 block of North Rosewood.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Evading Arrest/Detention.  The driver was also issued citations for No Drivers License, Fail to Stop for a Stop Sign and Speeding.

On Saturday February 11, at approximately 1:03 pm, Sergeant Sergio Teruel and Deputy J.T. Mitchell stopped a subject that was walking in the 1900 block of 8th Street.  The 52-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 less than one gram.

On Saturday February 11, at approximately 8:30 pm, Corporal Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop at the intersection of Seymour Hwy. and Bluebonnet.  A 32-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Saturday February 11, at approximately 4:38 pm, Deputy Brian Koschak responded to the 1300 block of S.H. 79 in reference to an Assault.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that he had been assaulted by a subject prior to Deputies arrival.

On Saturday February 11, at approximately 3:35 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the intersection of Clover Lane and River Road in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a horse appeared on the property.  The horse was impounded.

On Sunday February 12, at approximately 1:14 pm, Deputy Christopher Salas made a traffic stop at the intersection of 9th Street and Tyler.  The 49-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 Manufacture and Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZENS ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 2.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Citizen Academy #15 beginning on March 2.  The fourteen week class is held each Thursday Night from 6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm and is free of charge.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For further information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-716-8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-716-8678.

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, February 10, 2017

On Thursday February 9, at approximately 9:25 am, Deputy Christopher Salas responded to the 2000 block of Clark Road in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that she was bitten by a dog.  Animal Control was contacted and upon their arrival, the dog was impounded.

On Thursday February 9, at approximately 3:05 pm, Deputy Justin Mitchell made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and S.H. 25.  $67,000.00 in currency was seized and turned over to Homeland Security Investigations pending a federal investigation.  The 30-year-old male driver and a 25-year-old male passenger were released from the scene.

On Friday February 10, at approximately 2:22 am, Sergeant Mark Whipple made a traffic stop at the intersection of Southwest Parkway and Professional.  The 30-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated 2nd Offense.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZENS ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 2.

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office will be holding Citizen Academy #15 beginning on March 2.  The fourteen week class is held each Thursday Night from 6:00 pm. to 9:00 pm and is free of charge.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For further information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-716-8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-716-8678.

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, February 8, 2017

On Monday February 6, at approximately 11:36 am, Deputy Christopher Salas and Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to Marshall Loop and Barwise Road in reference to a Suspicious Vehicle.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) parked a vehicle on his property.  The vehicle was found to have been stolen and was recovered.

On Monday February 6, at approximately 7:12 pm, Deputy Greg Wilson made a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Midwestern Parkway.  The 30-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 Capias Pro Fine-Speeding 77/60, Capias Pro Fine-Driving While License Invalid, Speeding in a School Zone and Driving While License Invalid.

On Tuesday February 7, at approximately 1:03 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of Ave. J and Kemp.  The 27-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Wednesday February 8, at approximately 12:09 am, Deputy Greg Wilson attempted to stop a motorcycle in the 5300 block of Kell Blvd.  The vehicle fled east on Kell Blvd.  The Pursuit was terminated as the motorcycle entered the Lloyd Ruby Overpass, due to heavy traffic.

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.