Daily Crime Brief, January 21, 2021

On Tuesday January 19, at approximately 9:41 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of 11th and Scott.  The 51-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Driving While License Invalid.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Tuesday January 19, at approximately 8:25 am, Deputy Phillip Morris responded to the 100 block of Mesa Road in reference to an Animal Complaint.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that his horse was attacked by a neighbor’s dog.

On Wednesday January 20, at approximately 9:07 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Johnny Routon responded to the 2000 block of Pecanway in reference to a Structure Fire.  Upon arrival, an exterior section of the residence had been burned.  The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Arson Investigators.

On Wednesday January 20, at approximately 9:02 pm, Deputy Jorge Ramirez made a traffic stop at the intersection of 5th and Scott.  A 19-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with a Parole Violation and two outstanding warrants for Robbery.  He was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Wednesday January 20, at approximately 7:00 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason took a forgery report that occurred in the 7500 block of Seymour Hwy.  The Reporting Person reported that a subject forged a check in amount of $600.00 on his account.

On Wednesday January 20, at approximately 2:11 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 2000 block of Hampton in reference to a Credit/Debit Card Abuse.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) made several unauthorized purchases using her debit card.

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.