Daily Crime Brief, August 15, 2017

On Sunday August 13, at approximately 11:51 pm, Deputy Kristian Valdez and Deputy Hunter Deason made a traffic stop at the intersection of Seymour Hwy. and West Rogers.  The 18-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 August 14, at approximately 8:06 am, Corporal Josh Brown stopped an individual that was walking in the 1300 block of 5th Street.  The 31-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Tuesday August 15, at approximately 1:45 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop in the 4800 block of Barnett Road.  The 34-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated-3rd or more Offense and two counts of Abandoning or Endangering a Child.  It was learned during the arrest that the subject had left two juveniles unattended in her residence.

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 SHERIF’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.