Daily Crime Brief, October 7, 2020

On Sunday October 4, at approximately 2:37 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck and Deputy Phillip Morris responded to the 400 block of West Lafayette in reference to an unoccupied vehicle.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a vehicle had been abandoned in a field near his property.  The vehicle was impounded after the registered owner could not be contacted.

On Monday October 5, at approximately 7:33 pm, Deputy Hunter McCain responded to the 9800 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a harassment report.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject has been sending harassing text messages on photographs to her cell phone.

On Monday October 5, at approximately 1:44 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck and Deputy Phillip Morris checked on three subjects standing next to a vacant building in the 1100 block of East Scott.  A 26-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information.

On Tuesday October 6, at approximately 8:28 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Peterson Road.  The 35-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Tuesday October 6, approximately 1:59 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck and Deputy Phillip Morris responded to the intersection of F.M. 1739 and Sunshine Hill Road in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered the property and stole several pieces of oil field equipment.

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 940-766-8100, ext. 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.

Daily Crime Brief, September 16, 2020

On Tuesday September 15, at approximately 8:00 am, Deputy Matthew Schenk and Deputy Phillip Morris responded to the 3400 block of McNiel in reference to a Criminal Mischief that occurred in the 5000 block of Navaho Trail.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) persons entered her property and broke out a window on her vehicle.

On Tuesday September 15, at approximately 9:16 pm, Lieutenant Greg Wilson made a traffic stop in the 2700 block of Kell East.  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 Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Tuesday September 15, at approximately 8:12 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez attempted to stop a vehicle on F.M. 369 near the intersection of F.M. 367.  The vehicle was travelling south and made a U-turn and began heading north.  The vehicle turned east on Kell at the intersection of F.M. 369 and Kell.  The vehicle turned north on Barnett at the intersection of Kell and Barnett.  The vehicle turned into a parking lot in the 5300 block of Kell.  The driver refused to exit the vehicle.  The 33-year-old female driver was assisted out of the vehicle and placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Evading Arrest or Detention with a Vehicle and Resisting Arrest, Search or Transportation.  (Meghan Renee San Miguel)

On Tuesday September 15, at approximately 8:25 am, Deputy Amanda Ward and Deputy Johnny Routon made a traffic stop at the intersection of Baylor and 8th Street.  The 22-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram.

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 940-766-8100, ext. 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.

Daily Crime Brief, September 9, 2020

On Monday September 7, at approximately 9:47 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck and Deputy Matthew Ferguson responded to the 1800 block of 10th Street to serve an arrest warrant.  Upon arrival, the 47-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram and an outstanding warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams.

On Tuesday September 8, at approximately 8:42 pm, Lieutenant Greg Wilson attempted to stop a vehicle on U.S. 287 and Bell Road.  The vehicle was finally stop in the 2100 block of Huntington Lane.  The 27-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Evading Arrest or Detention with a vehicle and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Tuesday September 8, at approximately 2:00 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenk and Deputy Matthew Ferguson responded to the 8600 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a Terroristic Threat.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject threatened to harm her and her son and damage her vehicle.

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 940-766-8100, ext. 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.

Daily Crime Brief, September 4, 2020

On Wednesday September 2, at approximately 10:30 am, Deputy J.J. Hernandez responded to the 3100 block of Borton in reference to a narcotics complaint.  Upon arrival, a juvenile male was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Thursday September 3, at approximately 8:29 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason and Deputy Darrell Waddleton responded to the 2100 block of River Road in reference to a Police Investigation.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject pointed a hand gun at him and threatened him.

On Thursday September 3, at approximately 9:55 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford checked on an unoccupied vehicle that was parked on the U.S. 287 Access Road at Peterson.  The vehicle was impounded after the registered owner could not be located.

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 940-766-8100, ext. 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.

Daily Crime Brief, July 20, 2020

On Friday July 17, at approximately 10:28 pm, Deputy Christopher Bashford, Deputy Brett Brasher and Lieutenant Garland Prince responded to the 1000 block of Central Frwy. in reference to a Disturbance.

On Saturday July 18, at approximately 6:44 pm, Deputy Sean Bigham and Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 2400 block of River Road in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that two subjects entered the property and attempted to steal a Ranch Hand Grill Guard and an exhaust system.

On Saturday July 18, at approximately 7:53 am, Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to Bacon Switch Road between Rifle Range and Peterson Road in reference to an abandoned vehicle.  Upon arrival, the vehicle was found parked in a bar ditch and had been reported stolen out of Grandfield Oklahoma.

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 940-766-8100, ext. 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.

Daily Crime Brief July 16, 2020

On July 14, 2020, at approximately 11:58 a.m., Deputy Brett Brasher was responded to the 1300 block of Clover Lane.  Upon arrival the reporting party stated she witnessed a white male assaulting a white female.  After a short foot pursuit the suspect, a 40 year old male, was placed under arrest.  The victim, a 44 year old female, stated the male struck her in the face several times.  The male was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and is being charged with Assault Family Violence Causing Injury and Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1 less than 1 gram. 

On July 15, 2020, at approximately 10:24 p.m., Lieutenant Greg Wilson located an abandoned vehicle at the East Road underpass of Interstate 44.  The vehicle did not have a valid registration and had a wrong registration sticker displayed.  The vehicle was impounded to prevent the consequences of theft. 

On July 15, 2020, at approximately 7:31 p.m., Deputy Jorge Ramirez and Corporal Jason Vandygriff were dispatched to the 1400 block of Highway 79 North in reference to a possible criminal trespass.  Upon arrival, the reporting party stated he wanted two males barred from the property.  A barred persons report was completed and the two male subjects were released from the scene. 

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. 

Daily Crime Brief, July 14, 2020

On Monday July 13, at approximately 10:50 pm, Deputy Sean Bigham made a traffic stop in the 8100 block of Seymour Hwy.  The 25-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 also issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Monday July 13, at approximately 3:31 pm, Deputy Amanda Ward made a traffic stop in the 700 block of Van Buren.  The 22-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Monday July 13, at approximately 9:51 am, Deputy Gabriel Villarreal made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Maurine.  A 26-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over four ounces under five pounds.

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 940-766-8100, ext. 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.

Daily Crime Brief, June 15, 2020

On Saturday June 13, at approximately 1:25 pm, Corporal Kristian Valdez and Deputy Jorge Ramirez responded to 1207 South Bailey in reference to an Assault.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that he was assaulted by a subject while working at a construction site at the intersection of S.H. 25 and S.H. 240.  The Reporting Person reported that the subject stole his vehicle after the assault.

On Sunday June 14, at approximately 10:22 pm, Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 2200 block of J.B. Riley Road in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, a 20-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Aggravated Assault/Family Violence.

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 940-766-8100, ext. 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.

Daily Crime Brief, April 27, 2020

On Wednesday April 22, at approximately 10:21 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Jorge Ramirez responded to the 3200 block of Rathgeber Road in reference to a suspicious person.  Upon arrival, the home owner advised he had shot the 25-year-old male after he was found on his property and came at him in an aggressive manner.  The subject was transported to United Regional Health Care by American Medical Response Ambulance and was treated for a non-life threatening injury.

On Wednesday April 22, at approximately 9:42 pm, Deputy James Griffith responded to the 8700 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, a 68-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Terroristic Threat.

On Wednesday April 22, at approximately 9:39 am, Deputy Gabriel Villarreal responded to the 8600 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a suspicious person.  Upon arrival, a 45-year-old male was barred from the property.

On Friday April 24, at approximately 1:45 pm, Lieutenant Mark Whipple and Deputy Roy Biter responded to the 500 block of West 3rd in reference to a Civil Standby.  Upon arrival, a 32-year-old male was barred from the property.

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 940-766-8100, ext. 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.

Inmate Commissary Access Altered

In response to the Covid 19 emergency, the jail commissary kiosk at the Wichita County Courthouse, Jail Annex, and the Sheriff’s Office Front Office will no longer accept deposits. Please feel free to use any of the following deposit methods:

Effective at 8:00 am on Friday March 20.  You can also mail deposits (money order only)  to P.O. Box 8466, Wichita Falls, TX 76307 for the downtown facility or to P.O. Box 8526 for the annex facility, Wichita Falls, Texas 76307.