Daily Crime Brief, March 6, 2020

On Tuesday March 3, at approximately 4:06 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn made a traffic stop in the 1600 block of Monroe.  The 50-year-old male driver and a 32-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The driver was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams in a Drug Free Zone.  The passenger was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and an outstanding warrant.

On Thursday March 5, at approximately 9:17 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff made a traffic stop at the intersection of Ave. K and Grant.  The 27-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with nine outstanding warrants and was issued citations for No Drivers License and Possession of Drug

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN’S ACADEMY WILL START ON MARCH 26.

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Deputy Sheriff patrolling Wichita County?  The next Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy begins on Thursday March 26.  This free fourteen week course is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  You will learn all about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  You get to drive a patrol unit, fire weapons at the range, conduct a building search and so much more.  Contact Deputy Melvin Joyner or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-766-8100 ext. 8676 or ext. 8678 for more information or go on line at wichitacountysheriffsoffice.org to learn more.

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. e \