Daily Crime Brief, September 6, 2018

On Wednesday September 5, at approximately 8:01 pm, Sergeant Ralph Burdick stopped and occupied vehicle in the 5200 block of Bacon Switch Road. The 30-year-old male driver and a 37-year-old female passenger were issued citations for Possession of a Drug Paraphernalia.

On Wednesday September 5, at approximately 4:30 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 1739. The 47-year-old male driver and a 34-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest. They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds. 27.6 pounds of hydro marijuana was seized.

On Thursday September 6, at approximately 12:06 am, Deputy Caleb Myers responded to the 2100 block of Van Horn Road in reference to a Medical Call. Upon arrival, a 62-year-old male was found deceased of natural causes.

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.

 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, September 4, 2018

On Friday August 31, at approximately 5:00 pm, Sergeant Ralph Burdick and Deputy Jason Vandygriff responded to 600 Scott in reference to a subject with warrants.  Upon arrival, a 22-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with two outstanding warrants for Bond Revocation-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram and Violation of Probation-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram.

On Friday August 31, at approximately 9:06 pm, Deputy Jason Vandygriff responded to the 3800 block of F.M. 368 in reference to an Animal Compliant.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a miniature horse was found deceased.  There were no signs of foul play visible.

On Friday August 31, at approximately 10:45 pm, Corporal Kristian Valdez, Deputy Brett Brasher, Deputy Christopher Bashford and Deputy Mathew Schenck responded to the 3100 block of Sheffield to serve a felony warrant.  Upon arrival, a 36-year-old male and a 33-year-old male were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The 36-year-old male was charged with Resisting Arrest, Search or Transport, Interference with Public Duties and an outstanding warrant for Fail to Display License Plates or Registration.  The 33-year-old male was charged with Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence, Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon and three outstanding warrants for Fond Forfeiture-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over four grams under two hundred grams, Bond Forfeiture-Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon and Surety Off Bond-Possession of Dangerous Drug.

On Sunday September 2, at approximately 4:08 pm, Corporal Jeff Lee and Deputy Christopher Bashford responded to the 5400 block of Friberg Road in reference to a Check Welfare.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Party reported that there had been a verbal disturbance at the residence prior to Deputies arrival.

On Sunday September 2, at approximately 1:21 pm, Deputy Eric Jerrols and Deputy Bret Brasher responded to the 11000 block of Hacker Road in reference to a Medical Call.  Upon arrival, a 75-year-old male was found deceased of natural causes.

On Monday September 3, at approximately 1:26 am, Corporal Kristian Valdez made a traffic stop at the intersection of Kemp and Maplewood.  The 22-year-old male driver was issued citations for Driving While License Invalid and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.  The vehicle was impounded.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN’S ACADEMY STARTS ON SEPTEMBER 6. 

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s academy is fourteen weeks long and is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  It is free of charged and is great way to learn about all of the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  For more information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-766-8100, ext. 8676 or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-766-8100, ext. 8678.  You can go on line to print off an application at www.wichitacountysheriffsoffice.org.

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.

 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.