Daily Crime Brief, August 8, 2017

On Monday August 7, at approximately 10:00 am, Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin observed a vehicle parked in the 1400 block of Longview that had white shoe polish on it.  Upon talking to the owner of the vehicle, she stated that she paid a subject $90.00 to repair a dent on the vehicle.  The subject put shoe polish over the dent and then left, causing $1,322.06 in damage to the vehicle.

On Tuesday August 8, at approximately 7:45 am, Corporal Josh Brown made a traffic stop at the intersection of Seymour Hwy. and Fairway.  The 50-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 less than one gram.

THE WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS NOW HIRING:

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring Detention Officers.  If you are interested in a fun and rewarding career, you can pick up an application at the Sheriff’s Office located at the Wichita County Courthouse, 900 7th Street or contact the Training Unit at 940-766-8254.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN’S ACADEMY WILL BE STARTING ON SEPTEMBER 7. 

 The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Citizens Academy will be starting on Thursday September 7.  The fourteen week class is held every Thursday Night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  It is a lot of fun and is free of charge.  You will learn all about the inner workings of you Sheriff’s Office.  For further information contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 766-8100 ext. 8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 766-8100 ext. 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.