Large Meth Bust for Wichita County

On Monday October 28, at approximately 2:42 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and North 8th Street.  The 45-year-old male driver, Tracy Allen Alvarez, (01-08-74), and a 36-year-old male passenger, Kenny Louis Collazo, (08-26-83), were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over four hundred grams.

Fourteen pounds of Crystal Methamphetamine and three grams of black tar heroin was seized.  Street value of the narcotics was $500,000.00.

Daily Crime Brief, October 23, 2019

On Monday October 21, at approximately 11:41 am, Deputy Amanda Ward responded to the 7500 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a Forgery.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject attempted to cash a forged check in the amount of $400.00.  The 34-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Forgery.

On Tuesday October 22, at approximately 10:42 pm, Deputy Aaron Perkins made a traffic stop at the intersection of North Scott and Lincoln.  The 52-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 Tuesday October 22, at approximately 10:00 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 14000 block of S.H 240 in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered the property and stole a Kubota Lawn Mower with Front End Loader and Tiller and a sixteen foot trailer.

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.

Sheriff’s Deputy Celebrating 50 Years in Law Enforcement

Wichita County Deputy Sheriff Ed Daniels is celebrating his 50th year in Law Enforcement today.  Deputy Daniels served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and was discharged on September 9, 1969.  He then began his career with the Texas Department of Public Safety on October 21, 1969.  He was promoted to Criminal Intelligence in 1978.  He retired from the Texas Department of Public Safety on April 30, 1995.

He became the Chief Deputy of the Archer County Sheriff’s Office on May 1, 1985 and served for eleven months.  He was appointed as a Special Texas Ranger in 1996.  He served as a Deputy at the Clay County Sheriff’s Office from 1996 to 1999.

He was elected Sheriff of Archer County in 2000.  He retired on December 31, 2008.  He was again appointed as a Special Texas Ranger in 2008.

He then began his career with the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office on November 19, 2010 as a transport officer.  He currently is assigned to the Court House Security Division. 

He has been married to his wife Patsy for 52 years.  They have one son, Shane and daughter in law Stephanie.  He has one grandson, Jacob and one granddaughter Zoe.He likes working on his antique pickup and hunting and fishing.  He also enjoys spending time with his wife.

Daily Crime Brief, October 21, 2019

On Friday October 18, at approximately 10:38 pm, Deputy James Griffith made a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Maurine.  The 26-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with six outstanding warrants for two counts of No Drivers License in Possession, Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Failure to Appear, Violation of Probation-Theft of Property over $50.00 under $500.00 and Violation of Probation-False Statement for Property/Credit over $50.00 under $500.00.

On Friday October 18, at approximately 9:03 am, Deputy Ivan Galarza made a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Seymour Hwy.  A 36-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over four grams under two hundred grams.

On Friday October 18, at approximately 7:09 pm, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of Burkburnett Road and Sinclair.  The 39-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with two outstanding warrants for Unrestrained Child and Expired Motor Vehicle Registration.

On Friday October 18, at approximately 2:50 pm, Deputy J.T. Mitchell and Deputy Raven Newport checked on an unoccupied vehicle at the intersection of U.S. 287 Access and Harmony Road.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Sunday October 20, at approximately 11:50 am, Deputy Amanda Ward made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Hammon Road.  The 38-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  They was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2.

On Sunday October 20, at approximately 12:18 am, Deputy James Griffith made a traffic stop at the intersection of Iowa Park Road and Central Frwy.  The 60-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 Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, No Driver License in Possession and Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

On Sunday October 20, at approximately 12:21 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of Henry S. Grace and Midwestern Pkwy.  The 23-year-old male driver was issued citations for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and No Drivers License.

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, October 16, 2019

On Monday October 14, at approximately 4:29 pm, Deputy Darrell Waddleton responded to the rest area located on U.S. 287 in reference to a Suspicious Person.  Upon arrival, the 38-year-0ld 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 less than one gram and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Tuesday October 15, at approximately 10:31 pm, Sergeant Jeff Lee made a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Center Frwy.  The 31-year-old male driver 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, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 under one gram, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under 28 grams and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.

On Tuesday October 15, at approximately 10:25 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 1600 block of F.M. 368 in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject was bitten by a dog while in the 3800 block of F.M. 368.

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. 

Daily Crime Brief, October 14, 2019

On Friday October 11, at approximately 9:25 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza responded to the 5700 block of F.M. 1206 in reference to a Check Welfare.

On Saturday October 12, at approximately 10:48 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Dean Bigham responded to the 2400 block of F.M. 367 in reference to a Family Disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that there was a disturbance at the residence prior to Deputies arrival, however the suspect had left the scene.

On Saturday October 12, at approximately 2:38 pm, Deputy Christopher Bashford responded to the 8600 block of Seymour Highway to an occupied vehicle check.  While in route to the call the vehicle was stopped at the intersection of U.S. 82 and Allendale Road.  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 2nd Offense.

On Saturday October 12, at approximately 1:43 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry made a traffic stop at the intersection of Jacksboro Hwy and Central Frwy.  The 44-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.

On Saturday October 12, at approximately 12:40 am, Deputy Hunter Deason made a traffic stop in the 3100 block of Midwestern Pkwy.  The 27-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 two ounces.

On Monday October 14, at approximately 12:59 am, Deputy Hunter McCain made traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Hammon Road.  The 22-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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. o

Daily Crime October 11, 2019

On October 9th, 2019 at approximately 12:25 p.m., Deputy James Griffith conducted a traffic stop in the area of Jacksboro Highway and 32nd Street. The 42 year old male driver was placed under arrest and is being charged with outstanding Wichita Falls Municipal Court warrants for No Driver’s License and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The 22 year old male passenger was placed under arrest and is charged with an outstanding Wichita Falls Municipal Court warrant for Outdoor Storage Violation.  Both subjects were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.

On October 9th, 2019 at approximately 1:00 p.m., Deputy Raven Newport was dispatched to the 5400 block of Friberg Church Road in reference to a theft.  Upon arrival, the reporting party stated components for a heating unit, a 50 gallon water heater, microwave, and cabinets had been removed from the property.  A report was taken and evidence was collected.  The investigation is ongoing.

On October 10th, 2019 at approximately 8:56 p.m., Sergeant Cole McGarry conducted a traffic stop in the 5100 block of Greenbriar Road.  The 22 year old male driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He is being charged with Possession of Marijuana Less than 2 ounces, a Class B Misdemeanor. 

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.

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.

Daily Crime Brief, October 2, 2019

On Monday September 30, at approximately 9:23 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff, Deputy James Griffith, Deputy J.J. Hernandez and Deputy Darrell Waddleton responded to the 900 block of Schmoker Road in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that there was a disturbance at the residence prior to Deputies arrival.

On Monday September 30, at approximately 12:36 am, Deputy Hunter McCain and Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 700 block of Pecanway drive in reference to a Disturbance.  A 24-year-old male and a 17-year old female were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Assault/Family Violence.

On Tuesday October 1, at approximately 3:05 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff responded to the 13300 block of Lucy Road in reference to a Disturbance.  A 47-year-old female was issued a citation for Assault by contact.  A 21-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Deadly Conduct.

On Tuesday October 1, at approximately 7:30 am, Sergeant Sergio Teruel and Deputy Amanda Ward responded to the intersection of Van Horn and Johnson Road in reference to a possible intoxicated subject.  Upon arrival, a 29-year-old male was transported to United Regional Health Care by American Medical Response.

On Tuesday October 1, at approximately 1:13 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of Kell West and Grant.  The 26-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with two outstanding warrants for Speeding and No Drivers License.

On Tuesday October 1, at approximately 10:20 am, Corporal Jeff Penney and Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to the 10900 block of Refinery Road in reference to a Civil Matter.

On Wednesday October 2, at approximately 2:56 am, Deputy Aaron Perkins made a traffic top in the 5100 block of Jacksboro Hwy.  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 Intoxicated and Unlawful Carrying of Weapon.