Daily Crime Brief, February 26, 2019

On Monday February 25, at approximately 1:22 am, Corporal Kristian Valdez and Deputy Aaron Perkins made a traffic stop on two vehicles at the intersection of Central Frwy. and Maurine.  A 26-year-old male passenger and a 27-year-old male passenger in the first vehicle were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under 400 grams.  A 30-year-old female passenger in the first vehicle was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

The 25-year-old male driver and a 24-year-old male passenger in the second vehicle were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under two hundred grams and issued citations for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia..  A 17-year-old male passenger and a 23-year-old female passenger in the second vehicle were issued citations for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Monday February 25, at approximately 2:00 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Burnett Ranch Road.  The 44-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over fifty pounds under two thousand pounds.

On Tuesday February 26, at approximately 12:16 am, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of Central Frwy and Iowa Park Road.  The 27-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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. ge a