Daily Crime Brief, August 23, 2017

On Tuesday August 22, at approximately 1:00 pm, Sergeant Sergio Teruel and Deputy Erick Jerrols checked an occupied vehicle at the intersection of F.M. 369 and Haws Road.  The 18-year-old male driver and an 18-year-old male passenger were issued citations for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Tuesday August 22, at approximately 6:30 pm, Lieutenant William Rutledge responded to the 7500 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a Forgery in Progress.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a female entered the business and attempted to cash a forged check in the amount of $1,520.23.

On Tuesday August 22, at approximately 5:31 pm, Sergeant Ralph Burdick and Deputy Caleb Myers made a traffic stop in the 1900 block of Pecanway Drive.  The 57-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.

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.