Daily Crime Brief, January 7, 2019

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 8:53 pm, Deputy Jason Vandygriff made a traffic stop in I-44 at the rest area. The 33-year-old male driver and a 30-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest. They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center. The male was charged with Interfering with Public Duties and Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information. The female was charged with Failure to Identify/Giving False/Fictitious Information and Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 15 pm, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of South Rosewood and Walnut. The 48-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 1:11 am, Deputy Brien Conner made a traffic stop in the 3300 block of Harrison. The 38-year-old female driver was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with three outstanding warrants for two counts of Capias Pro Fine-Expired Operators License and Capias Pro Fine-Expired Motor Vehicle Registration.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 2:40 am, Corporal Kristian Valdez and Deputy James Griffith made a traffic stop on Midwestern Parkway east of Kemp Blvd. A 23-year-old male passenger was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 2:01 pm, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of Brook and 7th Street. The 54-year-old male driver and a 50-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest. They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 2:55 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Central Frwy. The 31-year-old male driver was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Failure to Identify/Fugitive from Justice and two outstanding warrants for Bond Revocation-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams and Bond Forfeiture-Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Friday January 4, at approximately 6:30 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza responded to the 1900 block of Old Electra Road in reference to an Animal Complaint. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a dog entered his property and began attacking his pigs. Animal Control was contacted and upon their arrival, the dog was impounded.

On Saturday January 5, at approximately 2:05 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Ave. E. The 32-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Driving While License Invalid. The vehicle was impounded. On Saturday January 5, at approximately 3:14 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Harding and Redwood. The 51-year-old male driver was issued a warning for Expired Vehicle Registration. The vehicle was impounded. On Saturday January 5, at approximately 12:08 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to Old State Road and Covey Lane in reference to an unoccupied vehicle check. The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday January 5, at approximately 9:33 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason responded to the 4500 block of Mourning Dove in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation. Upon arrival, a 19-year-old male was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with Burglary of a Habitation.

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.