On Thursday April 27, at approximately 2:05 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop the intersection of U.S. 287 and Burnett Ranch Road.  The 32-year-old female driver, a 40-year-old male passenger and a 30-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 400 grams and Possession of Marijuana over four ounces under five pounds.  Six pound of Methamphetamine, two pounds of Marijuana, seventy-eight grams of Liquid Methamphetamine and two handguns were seized.

On Friday April 28, at approximately 12:01 am, Sergeant Mark Whipple checked an unoccupied vehicle in the parking located in the 7400 block of Northwest Frwy. in Iowa Park.  The vehicle was found to be stolen.

On Friday April 28, at approximately 1:43 am, Deputy Amanda Price made a traffic stop at the intersection of Hughes and McNiel.  The 23-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 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.