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.