Daily Crime Brief, January 11, 2021

On Friday January 8, at approximately 11:28 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Johnny Routon made a traffic stop in the 700 block of East Scott.  The 56-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant for Forgery.  He was also issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday January 9, at approximately 12:58 am, Deputy Jorge Ramirez made a traffic stop at the intersection of Iowa Park Road and Sheppard Access Road.  The 27-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 Saturday January 9, at approximately 9:40 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Johnny Routon made a traffic stop in the 2800 block of Iowa Park Road.  The 25-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 over four grams under 200 grams and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

On Saturday January 9, at approximately 1:31 pm, Deputy Amanda Ward responded to the intersection of River Road and Cameron Lane in reference to an unoccupied vehicle.  Upon arrival, the vehicle was found to have been stolen out of Tennessee.

On Saturday January 9, at approximately 11:42 am, Deputy Phillip Morris responded to the 4500 block of Jacksboro Hwy. in reference to a subject with outstanding warrants.  Upon arrival a 48-year-old female and a 64-year-old female were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The 48-year-old was charged with an outstanding warrant for Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under 28 grams.  The 64-year-old was charged with an outstanding warrant for Theft of Property over $500.00 under $1,500.00 and was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday January 10, at approximately 11:29 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the intersection of S.H. 240 and Old Lake Road in reference to a check welfare.  Upon arrival, he observed a male walking in the roadway.  The male took off running and ran into a residence located in the 15000 block of S.H. 240.  The 37-year-old male was located hiding in a closet.  He was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  He was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1.

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

David Duke, Sheriff

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.