Daily Crime Brief, February 14, 2019

On Monday February 11, at approximately 5:17 pm, A Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 2384.  A 22-year-old male, a 19-year-old male, a 21-year-old male and another 22-year-old male were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The 22-year-old male was charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams, Money Laundering over $2,500.00 under $30,000.00 and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.  The other three males were charged with Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Tuesday February 12, at approximately 1:00 pm, Deputy Amanda Price responded to the 2700 block of F.M. 369 South in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that four subjects entered the property and stole a stock trailer, a flatbed trailer and a four wheeler.

On Wednesday February 13, at approximately 11:02 am, Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to the 1200 block of Lentz Road in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that several tools were taken from a shop at the residence.

On Wednesday February 13, at approximately 1:56 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and S.H. 25.  The 29-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds and Unlawful Carry of a Weapon.  Seven pounds of marijuana was seized.

On Wednesday February 13, at approximately 5:30 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Midway Church Road.  The 23-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN’S ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 14.  The free fourteen week class is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Learn all of the inner workings of your Sherriff’s Office.  For more information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-766-8100, ext. 8676.

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 940-766-8254. 

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.

Daily Crime Brief, February 11, 2019

On Wednesday February 6, at approximately 9:20 am, Sergeant Sergio Teruel responded to the 100 block of Aberdeen in reference to a Check Welfare.  Upon arrival, the 63-year-old female was found attempting to commit suicide.  She was transported to United Regional Health Care by American Medical Response and was then transferred to Red River Hospital for a Medical Evaluation.

On Thursday February 7, at approximately 4:41 pm, Deputy James Griffith responded to the 700 block of Wellington Lane in reference to a Hit and Run Accident.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person struck his mailbox with a vehicle.

On Thursday February 7, at approximately 2:40 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of Central Frwy. and Maurine.  The 28-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Violation of a Protective Order.

On Friday February 8, at approximately 9:07 pm, Deputy Daniel Jacobson made a traffic stop at the intersection of Jacksboro Hwy. and Amber Joy.  A 20-year-old female passenger and a 20-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center,  The female was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams, Possession of Marijuana under two ounces and Forgery.  The male was charged with three outstanding warrants for Capias Pro Fine-Possession of Marijuana under two ounces, Capias Pro Fine-No Drivers License and Capias Pro Fine-Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.

On Friday February 8, at approximately 9:10 pm, Deputy Eric Jerrols made a traffic stop at the intersection of Kell and Holliday.  The 26-year-old male driver was found not to have a current drivers license or insurance.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday February 9, at approximately 12:33 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Central Frwy.  The 33-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with three counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2, two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Saturday February 9, at approximately 11:06 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck checked on an abandoned vehicle at the intersection of S.H. 258 and F.M. 368.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday February 9, at approximately 7:46 pm, Deputy Erick Jerrols made a traffic stop at the intersection of Central Frwy. near Scotland Park.  The 23-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with four outstanding warrants for two counts of Bond Forfeiture-Fail to Identify-Fugitive-Intent to give false information, Speeding and No Drivers License in Possession.

On Saturday February 9, at approximately 11:30 am, Deputy J.T. Mitchell checked on an unoccupied vehicle in the 1100 block of Daniels Road.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday February 9, at approximately 8:20 am, Deputy Joshua McGuinn responded to the 900 block of Pecanway in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered the property and stole a 1998 blue Toyota Avalon.

On Saturday February 9, at approximately 5:40 pm, Deputy James Griffith made a traffic stop on Professional north of Greenbriar.  The 43-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While License Invalid.

On Sunday February 10, at approximately 8:10 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic stop at the intersection of Harrison and Ave. F.  The 27-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN’S ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 14.  The free fourteen week class is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Learn all of the inner workings of your Sherriff’s Office.  For more information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-766-8100, ext. 8676.

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 940-766-8254. 

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.

Daily Crime Brief, February 4, 2019

On Friday February 1, at approximately 3:59 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry and Deputy Caleb Myers responded to the 2800 block of Central Frwy. in reference to a Suspicious Vehicle.  Upon arrival, the 40-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Unlawful Carrying of Weapon.

On Friday February 1, at approximately 8:33 pm, Deputy Eric Jerrols made a traffic stop in the 5500 block of Professional Drive.  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 Marijuana under two ounces.

On Friday February 1, at approximately 2:51 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason responded to the 9300 block of Sandy Road in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, a 35-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Terroristic Threat.

On Saturday February 2, at approximately 9:38 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic stop in the 4300 block of Jacksboro Hwy.  The 34-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While License Invalid.

On Saturday February 2, at approximately 1:03 am, Deputy Daniel Jacobson made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and City View Drive.  The 35-year-old male driver and a 38-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.  The passenger was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams.

On Saturday February 2, at approximately 4:05 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez responded to the intersection of Business 287 and F.M. 1739 in reference to the recovery of a stolen vehicle.  Upon arrival, a stolen 2001 Dodge Ram pickup was recovered.

On Sunday February 3, at approximately 4:37 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason responded to the 5900 block of Sisk Road in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) had entered his residence and stole $9,100.00 in property.

On Sunday February 3, at approximately 3:00 pm, Deputy James Griffith responded to the 3100 block of Iowa Park Road to serve an outstanding warrant.  Upon arrival, a 48-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Fail to Identify-Fugitive From Justice, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 and four outstanding warrants for Bond Forfeiture-Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse, Surety Off Bond/Bond Forfeiture-Criminal Trespass, Bond Forfeiture/Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 over 28 grams and Bond Forfeiture-Theft of property over $100.00 enhanced.

On Sunday February 3, at approximately 5:30 pm, Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 3100 block of Midwestern Pkwy. in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, a juvenile male and a juvenile female were barred from the property.

On Sunday February 3, at approximately 9:08 am, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Peterson Road.  The 38-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 under one gram.

On Sunday February 3, at approximately 2:48 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry made a traffic stop in the 9000 block of Jacksboro Hwy.  The 30-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

On Monday February 4, at approximately 12:49 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford assisted Archer County Deputies with a Pursuit that was entering Wichita County.  The vehicle was stopped on North 1st Street in Scotland Park.  The male driver was arrested by Archer County Deputies.

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 940-766-8254. 

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. a

Daily Crime Brief, February 1, 2019

On Thursday February 1, at approximately 6:30 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez responded to the Iowa Park Police Department in reference to an assault that occurred in the 1600 block of F.M. 367 East. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that he had been assaulted by a family member.

On Thursday February 1, at approximately 10:15 am, Sergeant Sergio Teruel and Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 8000 block of Tica in reference to a Theft. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) had stolen prescription medication from her residence.

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 940-766-8254.

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.

Daily Crime Brief, January 31, 2019

On Monday January 28, at approximately 6:37 pm, Deputy Gabriel Villarreal made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Loop 11. The 58-year-old male driver was issued a citation for speeding. A 30-year-old female passenger was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana over four ounces under five pounds.

On Monday January 28, at approximately 9:02 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck and Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 7400 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a Theft. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject entered the property and was attempting to steal fuel.

On Wednesday January 30, at approximately 8:13 pm, Lieutenant Greg Wilson made a traffic stop in the 1400 block of Iowa Park Road. The 54-year-old female driver was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

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 940-766-8254.

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.

Daily Crime Brief, January 23, 2019

On January 22, 2019 at approximately 9:11 a.m., Deputy Amanda Price responded to the 1000 block of East Fort Worth Street in reference to a the unauthorized use of a vehicle call. Upon arrival, the reporting party stated a known 23 year old male subject had removed a vehicle from the property without permission. A report for Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle was taken.

On January 22, 2019 at approximately 4:13 a.m., Deputy Roy Biter responded to the area of Goodman Road and Kincall Road in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, deputies located a 23 year old male subject and detained him. The reporting party stated he was driving when the male subject used his vehicle to strike the reporting party’s vehicle. The detained male was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center. He is being charged with Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon and Possession of Controlled Substance in Penalty Group 1 More than 1g Less than 4g.

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 940-766-8254.

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.

Daily Crime Brief, January 7, 2019

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 8:53 pm, Deputy Jason Vandygriff made a traffic stop in I-44 at the rest area. The 33-year-old male driver and a 30-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest. They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center. The male was charged with Interfering with Public Duties and Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information. The female was charged with Failure to Identify/Giving False/Fictitious Information and Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 15 pm, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of South Rosewood and Walnut. The 48-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 1:11 am, Deputy Brien Conner made a traffic stop in the 3300 block of Harrison. The 38-year-old female driver was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with three outstanding warrants for two counts of Capias Pro Fine-Expired Operators License and Capias Pro Fine-Expired Motor Vehicle Registration.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 2:40 am, Corporal Kristian Valdez and Deputy James Griffith made a traffic stop on Midwestern Parkway east of Kemp Blvd. A 23-year-old male passenger was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 2:01 pm, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of Brook and 7th Street. The 54-year-old male driver and a 50-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest. They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams.

On Tuesday January 1, at approximately 2:55 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop in the 1000 block of Central Frwy. The 31-year-old male driver was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Failure to Identify/Fugitive from Justice and two outstanding warrants for Bond Revocation-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams and Bond Forfeiture-Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Friday January 4, at approximately 6:30 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza responded to the 1900 block of Old Electra Road in reference to an Animal Complaint. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a dog entered his property and began attacking his pigs. Animal Control was contacted and upon their arrival, the dog was impounded.

On Saturday January 5, at approximately 2:05 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Ave. E. The 32-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Driving While License Invalid. The vehicle was impounded. On Saturday January 5, at approximately 3:14 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Harding and Redwood. The 51-year-old male driver was issued a warning for Expired Vehicle Registration. The vehicle was impounded. On Saturday January 5, at approximately 12:08 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to Old State Road and Covey Lane in reference to an unoccupied vehicle check. The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday January 5, at approximately 9:33 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason responded to the 4500 block of Mourning Dove in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation. Upon arrival, a 19-year-old male was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with Burglary of a Habitation.

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 940-766-8254.  

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.

Daily Crime Brief, January 21, 2019

On Thursday January 17, at approximately 5:00 pm, Lieutenant Greg Wilson stopped an individual that was walking in the 900 block of Lamar.  The 37-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Friday January 18, at approximately 1:16 am, Deputy Caleb Myers made a traffic stop at the intersection of Iowa Park Road and Wolcott.  A 30-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with two outstanding warrants for Ran Red Light and No Drivers License in Possession.

On Friday January 18, at approximately 4:25 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza responded to the 400 block of E. Harrison in reference to an Assault.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that she had been assaulted while travelling in a vehicle at the intersection of F.M. 1813 and F.M. 368.

On Friday January 18, at approximately 12:20 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck and Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 3400 block of Hammon Road in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject entered the residence and stole a 50” flat screen television.

On Friday January 18, at approximately 3:17 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason responded to the 3400 block of Hammon Road to assist Adult Protective Services with a Crisis Assessment.  Upon arrival, a 74-year-old male was transported to the North Texas State Hospital for a medical evaluation.

On Saturday January 19, at approximately 3:40 pm, Deputy Erick Jerrols made a traffic stop at the intersection of Marin Luther King and 4th Street.  The 23-year-old male driver was found not to have a drivers license.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday January 19, at approximately 4:24 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic stop in the 2400 block of 9th Street.  The 57-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While License Invalid.

On Saturday January 19, at approximately 11:34 pm, Deputy Caleb Myers made a traffic stop in the 1900 block of Iowa Park Road.  The 24-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 19, at approximately 11:14 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop at the intersection of Southwest Parkway and Lake Park Drive.  The 22-year-old male driver was issued citations for Expired Registration and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday January 19, at approximately 12:43 am, Deputy Aaron Perkins made a traffic stop in the 3100 block of Midwestern Pkwy.  The 21-year-old female driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday January 20, at approximately 12:55 pm, Deputy J.T. Mitchell and Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 1500 block of U.S. 287 in reference to a Burglary of a Building.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered a storage building and went through several boxes that were stored inside.

On Monday January 21, at approximately 10:53 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 1600 block of McGregor.  The 21-year-old male driver was issued citations for Ran Red Light and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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 940-766-8254. 

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.

Daily Crime Brief, January 17, 2019

On Thursday January 17, at approximately 1:00 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of 7th and Scott. The 26-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 No Drivers License.

On Thursday January 17, at approximately 12:48 am, Deputy Caleb Myers made a traffic stop at the intersection of Callfield and Lawrence Road. The 18-year-old female driver was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

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 940-766-8254.  

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.

Daily Crime Brief, January 14, 2019

On Saturday January 12, at approximately 5:40 am, Deputy Brett Brasher checked on an unoccupied vehicle parked partially on the roadway on Bacon Switch Road near I-44. The vehicle was impounded.

On Saturday January 12, at approximately 1:23 pm, Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 7500 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a possible Forgery. Upon arrival, the reporting person reported that a subject attempted to cash a forged check in the amount of $325.66. The Reporting Person reported that a subject that was currently in the business was also attempting to cash a suspicious check in the amount of $2,900.00. The check was linked to a scam.

On Saturday January 12, at approximately 5:33 pm, Deputy James Vandygriff and Deputy Hunter McCain responded to the 5100 block of Hammon Road in reference to Illegal Dumping. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) dumped a load of trash near his driveway. On Sunday January 13, at approximately 5:23 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic stop at the intersection of F.M. 369 and Business 287 J. The 32-year-old male driver was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with three outstanding warrants for Capias Pro Fine-Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, No Current Vaccination for Animal and Fail to Obtain Dog/Cat City License.

On Sunday January 13, at approximately 11:58 pm, Deputy Roy Biter made a traffic stop at the intersection of Professional and S.H. 79. The 25-year female driver was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under 28 grams.

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 940-766-8254. 

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.