Inmate Roster Software Update

Due to the Wichita County software changeover, Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Inmate Roster will not be accurate. The software changeover is expected to be complete on Monday, July 15th. We will post when the update is complete and the site is back up and running. Sorry for the inconvenience and we appreciate your understanding.

Memorial Fundraising Golf Tournament

The annual WCSO Citizen’s Academy Alumni Golf Tournament is May 10th at Weeks Park golf course. Registration starts at noon followed by a brief lunch then shotgun start at 1 pm. Enjoy a great day of golf, free food and drink, followed by a bbq dinner and awards ceremony. There will be a huge silent auction, door prizes, closest to the pin, longest drive, and straightest drive contest. All proceeds will benefit the memorial for fallen officers and volunteer firefighters of Wichita County. For questions about registering or becoming a sponsor call Deputy Melvin Joyner at (940)766-8170.

Another Drug Interdiction Bust on Hwy 287

On Wednesday February 20, at approximately 7:04 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Loop 11.  The 30-year-old male driver, Ricardo Cabrera, 1-23-89, and a 30-year-old female passenger, Heather L. Vaughn, 4-11-88, were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with Possession of Marijuana over fifty pounds under two thousand pounds and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams. 

92.4 pounds of marijuana and 19 grams of a controlled substance were seized.

Former City View Tax Collector Arrested

On February 5, 2019, the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit began investigating The City View Independent School District Tax Office after an internal audit revealed several significant discrepancies involving large sums of money missing.

On February 19, 2019, Wichita County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrested Judith Ann Heaston, white female, 09-30-1955, the former tax collector for the City View ISD.  Heaston is being charged with Theft over $300.000.00, a First Degree Felony. 

Heaston’s Bond was set at $75,000.00. 00

A Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy makes arrest and Seizes a large amount of Drugs

On Friday February 15, at approximately 6:25 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 368.  38-year-old male driver, Joshua James Gilbertson, 12-8-80, was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with Possession of Marijuana over fifty pounds under two thousand pounds and Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four hundred grams.  One Hundred Thirty Pounds of Marijuana and One Thousand Eight Grams of THC Wax and Oils were seized.

Two large drug busts for Wichita County Deputy in one day

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, Javier Munoz Jr., 6-27-95, was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and 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. 

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, Zaquarius Terell Reese, 5-27-89, was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds and Unlawful Carry of a Weapon.  Seven pounds of marijuana was seized.

Large drug bust on Wichita Highway

On Monday February 11, at approximately 1:40 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 near Burnett Ranch Road.  A Wichita County K-9 Deputy made a positive alert to the vehicle during a free air sniff around the vehicle indicating the presence of narcotics.  82.8 pounds of marijuana was seized.  The 27-year-old male driver, Jerry Trent Harris, was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of marijuana over fifty pounds under two thousand pounds.