Daily Crime Brief, March 11, 2019

On Friday March 8, at approximately 8:35 pm, Deputy James Griffith made a traffic stop at the intersection of Central Frwy. and Kenley.  The 36-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While License Invalid.

On Friday March 8, at approximately 2:58 pm, Deputy J.T. Mitchell and Deputy Darrell Waddleton attempted to stop a four wheeler at the intersection of Loop 11 and F.M. 367.  The vehicle fled west on F.M. 367, south on Barnett Road, east on Anchor Road and then north next to a set of railroad tracks.  The 28-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Evading Arrest/Detention with a motor vehicle.

On Friday March 8, at approximately 9:44 pm, Deputy Jason Vandygriff made a traffic stop at 4the intersection of Maurine and Sheppard Access Road.  The 35-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 Friday March 8, at approximately 11:32 pm, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of 6th and Lamar.  The 21-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, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams and an outstanding warrant for a Parole Violation.

On Saturday March 9, at approximately 12:28 pm, Deputy Aaron Perkins made a traffic stop in the 3300 block of Kessler.  The 19-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

On Saturday March 9, at approximately 1:24 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop in the 400 block of North Scott.  The 50-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 Sunday March 10, at approximately 3:00 am, Deputy Roy Biter and Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of North Scott and Lincoln.  A 24-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant for Speeding.  He was also issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday March 10, at approximately 9:20 am, Corporal Jeff Penney made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 1739.  The 20-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday March 10, at approximately 3:07 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry made a traffic stop in the 1500 block of 8th Street.  The 27-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Sunday March 10, at approximately 12:25 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop in the 400 block of North Scott.  The 73-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated 2nd Offense.

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. ,