Daily Crime Brief, January 8, 2021

On Monday January 4, at approximately 3:34 pm, Corporal Kristian Valdez responded to East Lalk Road west of Moeller Road in reference to a Criminal Mischief.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a vehicle caused damaged to bar ditch.

On Wednesday January 6, at approximately 9:08 pm, Deputy Johnny Routon responded to the 5000 block of Crown Lane in reference to a Fraud.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that he had been the victim of a telephone scam in the amount of $500.00.

On Thursday January 7, at approximately 5:32 pm, Deputy Christopher Bashford responded to the intersection of Burkburnett Road and Bacon Switch Road in reference to a female standing near the roadway.  Upon arrival, the 37-year-old female was transported to the North Texas State Hospital for a medical evaluation.

On Thursday January 7, at approximately 9:30 am, Deputy Amanda Ward responded to the 2100 block of Ave. H in reference to a Harassment.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject has been making harassing telephone calls and sending her harassing text messages.

On Thursday January 7, at approximately 12:39 am, Deputy Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Johnny Routon made a traffic stop in the 2600 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.


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 2815 Central Frwy. East or contact the Training Unit at 940-766-8100, ext. 4013. 

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.