Daily Crime Brief, February 25, 2019

On Friday February 22, at approximately 5:18 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and County Line Road.  The male juvenile driver, a male juvenile passenger and a juvenile female passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Juvenile Detention Center and were charged with Unlawful Interception, Use, or Disclosure of Wire, Oral or Electronic Communications and Theft over $2,500.00 under $30,000.00.  The vehicle was found to have been reported stolen out of Albuquerque New Mexico.  Several electronic devices connected to skimming devices were located in the vehicle.

On Saturday February 23, at approximately 11:08 am, Deputy J.T. Mitchell checked on an occupied vehicle at the intersection of I-44 and AC Road.  The 42-year-old male occupant was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Saturday February 23, at approximately 12:56 am, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter Deason responded to the 3200 block of West Rathgeber Road in reference to a Check Welfare.

On Saturday February 23, at approximately 8:35 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason made a traffic stop at the intersection of Bluebonnet and Seymour Hwy.  A 20-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 less than one gram, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 less than twenty eight grams, Possession of a Dangerous Drug and two outstanding warrants for Changing Lanes when unsafe and Expired Motor Vehicle Registration.

On Sunday February 24, at approximately 12:56 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry made a traffic stop in the 1700 block of Sheppard Access Road.  The 29-year-old female driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday February 24, at approximately 12:43 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Kemp Blvd.  The 24-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 Sunday February 24, at approximately 10:39 pm, Corporal Jeff Penney made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 between Peterson Road and Rifle Range Road.  The 23-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Sunday February 24, at approximately 7:53 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza made a traffic stop at the intersection of Iowa Park Road and 4th Street.  The 28-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 Expired Drivers License, Expired Motor Vehicle Registration and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

On Sunday February 24, at approximately 1:41 am, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of 7th and Holliday.  The 28-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN’S ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 14.  The free fourteen week class is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Learn all of the inner workings of your Sherriff’s Office.  For more information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-766-8100, ext. 8676.

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.