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.

Daily Crime October 8, 2019

On October 4, 2019 at approximately 12:19 a.m., Deputy Sean Bigham conducted a traffic stop in the area of Avenue C and Britain Street.  The 28 year old male driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Driving While Intoxicated with Prior Conviction a Class A Misdemeanor. 

On October 5, 2019, at approximately, 3:39 p.m., Deputy Amanda Ward conducted a traffic stop in the area of Taft Boulevard and Southwest Parkway.  The 27 year old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and released from the scene.

On October 5, 2019, at approximately, 2:25 p.m., Deputies Amanda Ward and Darrell Waddleton responded to the area of River Road and Cameron Lane in reference to a subject walking in the middle of the roadway.  The 27 year old male subject was transported to the North Texas State Hospital under an Emergency Mental Commitment Order. 

On October 5, 2019, at approximately, 12:57 a.m., Sergeant Cole McGarry conducted a traffic stop in the area in the area of Wichita Street and Scott Avenue.  The 19 year old female driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  She is being charged with outstanding Tarrant County warrants for Theft of Property $100-$750 and Theft of Property $750-$2500. 

On October 6, 2019, at approximately, 1:22 p.m., Deputy Darrell Waddleton conducted a traffic stop in the area of Kemp and Avenue K.  The 47 year old male driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1, a 2nd Degree Felony.  A 34 year old male passenger was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and released from the scene.

On October 7, 2019, at approximately, 11:06 p.m., Deputy JJ Hernandez conducted a traffic stop in the 1700 block of Sheppard Access Road.  The 31 year old male driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Violation of Court Orders.

On October 7, 2019, at approximately, 1:40 p.m., Deputy Darrell Waddleton responded to the Iowa Park Police station in reference to a dog bite.  Upon arrival the reporting party, stated she had been bitten by a dog in the 1200 block of Harmony Road.  Pictures of the injuries and a report were taken.  The investigation is ongoing.