Daily Crime Brief, May 30, 2019

On Tuesday May 28, at approximately 4:16 pm, Deputy Eric Jerrols responded to the 6200 block of Bell Roade in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, a 67-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Assault/Family Violence.

On Tuesday May 28, at approximately 12:40 pm, Deputy Amanda Ward made a traffic stop at the intersection of Maurine and Ridgeway.  The driver was issued a citation for No Drivers License.  The 25-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces and an outstanding warrant for Bond Forfeiture-Criminal Trespass.

On Tuesday May 28, at approximately 2:00 pm, Sergeant Sergio Teruel and Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 12000 block of Mt. Carmel in reference to a Check Welfare.

On Wednesday May 29, at approximately 8:36 am, Deputy J.T. Mitchell checked on an unoccupied vehicle on U.S. 287 just north of Harmony Road.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Wednesday May 29, at approximately 11:37 pm, Deputy Christopher Bashford made a traffic stop at the intersection of Jacksboro and Galveston.  The 58-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 Wednesday May 29, at approximately 4:43 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff responded to the 8200 block of Carriage Lane in reference to a Check Welfare.  Upon arrival, a 55-year-old male was found deceased.  The cause of death is under investigation. 3

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, May 28, 2019

On Friday May 24, at approximately 12:59 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of Kemp and Carter.  The 24-year-female driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Friday May 24, at approximately 6:56 pm, Deputy Eric Jerrols made a traffic stop at the intersection of Beverly and Seymour Road.  The 60-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces and Tampering with, Fabricating Physical Evidence.

On Friday May 24, at approximately 2:19 am, Deputy Daniel Jacobson made a traffic stop in the 1300 block of 16th Street.  The 56-year-old female driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday May 25, at approximately 9:22 am, Deputy Amanda Ward made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 369.  The 29-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday May 25, at approximately 1:24 am, Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of Iowa Park Road and Central Frwy.  The 26-year-old female driver was issued a citation for No Drivers License.  A 21-year-old female passenger was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant for Capias Pro Fine-Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility.  She was also issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday May 26, at approximately 10:30 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza checked on an occupied vehicle in the 1100 block of S.H. 79.  A juvenile male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the North Texas State Hospital and was admitted under a Peace Officers Application for Emergency Detention.

On Monday May 27, at approximately 10:15 am, Deputy Amanda Ward made a traffic stop at the intersection of Scott and 2nd.  The 30-year-old male driver was issued citations for Ran Red Light and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

On Tuesday May 28, at approximately 2:40 am, Deputy Hunter McCain made a traffic stop at the intersection of Lake Park Drive and Southwest Parkway.  The 19-year-old female driver and a 23-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The driver was charged with two outstanding warrants for Speeding.  The passenger was charged with four outstanding warrants for two counts of Expired Motor Vehicle Registration and two counts of Driving While License Invalid.

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. 

Upcoming Job Fair

JOB FAIR  

Date: May 11th 2019 from 10:00AM to 2:00PM

Location: Wichita County Court House 2nd floor

Items to bring: drivers license, birth certificate, high school diploma, social security card, college transcript and military discharge if applicable

The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the best and brightest individuals. Those who have the aptitude and sense of commitment, those who want to help their community, and those who want to make a difference. The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office’s goal is to provide the highest level of professional public service to the wide range of ethnic and culturally diverse groups that make up Wichita County.

A Career with the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office offers; challenge, excitement, teamwork and job satisfaction, opportunities for special assignments, and career development, opportunities for promotion, and competitive salary and benefits.

Daily Crime Brief, January 28, 2019

On Friday January 25, at approximately 3:38 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry and Deputy Caleb Myers responded to the 2300 block of Vaughn road in reference to a Medical Call.  Upon arrival, a 74-year-old male was pronounced deceased of natural causes.

On Friday January 25, at approximately 12:56 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of Central Frwy. and Maurine Street.  The 37-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear and was issued a citation for speeding.

On Friday January 25, at approximately 3:30 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza made a traffic stop in the 4500 block of Barnett Road.  The 38-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 Criminal Trespass, No Drivers License in Possession and Use of a Cell Phone where Prohibited.  He was issued citations for Passing a School Bus and Driving Wile License Invalid.

On Friday January 25, at approximately 4:13 pm, Deputy Eric Jerrols made a traffic stop at the intersection of F.M. 369 and F.M. 367.  The 34-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant for Expired Motor Vehicle Registration.  The driver was also issued a citation for Displaying Expired Registration.

On Friday January 25, at approximately 5:50 pm, Deputy Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Hunter McCain responded to the 3800 block of F.M. 368 in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that there had been a verbal disturbance prior to Deputies arrival.

On Friday January 25, at approximately 1:04 pm, Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to F.M. 171 between McKinley Road and F.M. 1740 to look for a stolen vehicle.  The vehicle was located in the 2000 block of F.M. 171.  A 32-year-old male and a 29-year-old female were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.

On Saturday January 26, at approximately 9:20 pm, Deputy Eric Jerrols made a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Kemp Blvd.  The 36-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Saturday January 26, at approximately 1:48 am, Sergeant Cole McGarry responded to the 11000 block of McFall in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that there had been a verbal disturbance at the residence prior to Deputies arrival.

On Saturday January 26, at approximately 12:03 am, Deputy Brett Brasher made a traffic stop at the intersection of I-44 and East Road.  The 41-year-old male driver and a 36-year-old male 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 four grams under four hundred grams.

On Saturday January 26, at approximately 10:05 am, Sergeant Sergio Teruel, Deputy Josh McGuinn, Deputy J.T. Mitchell and Deputy Matthew Schenck responded to the 1900 block of Taylor to serve an arrest warrant.  Upon arrival, a 20-year-old female was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram in a Drug Free Zone and two outstanding warrants for two counts of Violation of Probation-Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram.

On Saturday January 26, at approximately 1:26 am, Deputy Christopher Bashford and Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 11000 block of McFall Road in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that there had been a verbal disturbance at the residence prior to Deputies arrival.

On Saturday January 26, at approximately 4:10 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason made a traffic stop at the intersection of Southwest Parkway and Homeward.  The vehicle was impounded after the 25-year-old female driver was found not to possess a valid Drivers License or Financial Responsibility.

On Sunday January 27, at approximately 2:58 pm, Deputy Amada Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Hammon Road.  A 23-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Sunday January 27, at approximately 5:38 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic stop in the 1200 block of Ridgeway.  The 37-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with five outstanding warrants for two counts No Driver License in Possession, Unauthorized Glass Coating Material, Driving While License Invalid and Occupant over 15 Unsecured by Seat Belt.

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.

March 8, 2016 Jail Update

If you have a family member, friend, or client currently incarcerated in the Wichita County Jail, please call the Sheriff’s Office (766-8170) before showing up for visitation. Several inmates have been moved to nearby counties due to the closure of housing areas. These housing areas are likely to remain closed until the chances for rain pass this weekend.

Due to the increased attention on issues facing in the Wichita County Jail, and in light of the above, this short video taken today is a sample of another difficulty the county faces in housing prisoners in the Wichita County Jail Annex.