Daily Crime Brief, January 14, 2019

On Saturday January 12, at approximately 5:40 am, Deputy Brett Brasher checked on an unoccupied vehicle parked partially on the roadway on Bacon Switch Road near I-44. The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday January 12, at approximately 1:23 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 7500 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a possible Forgery. Upon arrival, the reporting person reported that a subject attempted to cash a forged check in the amount of $325.66. The Reporting Person reported that a subject that was currently in the business was also attempting to cash a suspicious check in the amount of $2,900.00. The check was linked to a scam.

On Saturday January 12, at approximately 5:33 pm, Deputy James Vandygriff and Deputy Hunter McCain responded to the 5100 block of Hammon Road in reference to Illegal Dumping. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) dumped a load of trash near his driveway. On Sunday January 13, at approximately 5:23 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic stop at the intersection of F.M. 369 and Business 287 J. The 32-year-old male driver was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with three outstanding warrants for Capias Pro Fine-Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, No Current Vaccination for Animal and Fail to Obtain Dog/Cat City License.

On Sunday January 13, at approximately 11:58 pm, Deputy Roy Biter made a traffic stop at the intersection of Professional and S.H. 79. The 25-year female driver was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under 28 grams.

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.