Daily Crime Brief, March 4, 2019

On Friday March 1, at approximately 1:15 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Harmony Road.  The 28-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 Friday March 1, at approximately 9:58 am, Sergeant Sergio Teruel and Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to the 3000 block of F.M. 368 in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a dog appeared on the property.  Animal Control was contacted and upon their arrival, the dog was impounded.

On Friday March 1, at approximately 7:37 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason responded to the 12000 block of McFall Road in reference to a Burglary of a Vehicle.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that he observed a subject inside his vehicle.  A 17-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Burglary of a Vehicle.

On Saturday March 2, at approximately 12:32 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Lebanon and Kell.  The 20-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday March 2, at approximately 1:34 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Jacksboro and Armory Road.  The 33-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 was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday March 2, at approximately 1:07 am, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of Midwestern Pkwy and Hampstead.  The 52-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 Bond Revocation-Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Bond Revocation-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 under twenty eight grams in a drug free zone, Bond Revocation-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under twenty eight grams in a drug free zone.

On Saturday March 2, at approximately 2:14 am, Corporal Kristina Valdez made a traffic stop in the 1900 block of Windthorst Road.  The 26-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 Saturday March 2, at approximately 2:44 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry mad a traffic stop at the intersection of Seymour Road and Hiawatha.  A 38-year-old female passenger was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence and two outstanding warrants for Use of a wireless device with a hand free device and No Drivers License in Possession.

On Saturday March 2, at approximately 12:45 am, Corporal Kristian Valdez picked up found property in the 3000 block of Lebanon.  The Reporting Person reported that he found the property at the intersection of F.M. 369 and Wranglers Retreat.

On Saturday March 2, at approximately 8:48 am, Deputy J.T. Mitchell checked on an unoccupied vehicle in the 1900 block of F.M. 171.  The 2008 Jeep Patriot was found to have been stolen and was recovered.

On Sunday March 3, at approximately 2:20 am, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of Kemp and Quill.  The 21-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday March 3, at approximately 9:05 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza attempted to stop a vehicle at the intersection of Rosewood and Harding.  The vehicle stopped on Juarez Street, at which time all four occupants exited the vehicle and fled on foot.  The vehicle was found to have been reported stolen.

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.