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.