Daily Crime Brief, March 1, 2019

On Thursday February 28, at approximately 2:30 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry made a traffic stop at the intersection of Taft and Ave. L.  The 32-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.

On Thursday February 28, at approximately 11:21 pm, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Scott and 13th Street.  The 37-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Friday March 1, at approximately 12:52 am, Lieutenant Mark Whipple made a traffic stop at the intersection of 9th Street and Scott.  The 27-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the 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.