On Monday April 26, at approximately 8:59 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez made a traffic attempted to make a traffic stop at the intersection of Jefferson and MLK.  The vehicle stopped in the 600 block of Calhoun.  The driver and a passenger exited the vehicle and went into a residence.  The 39-year-old driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Fleeing a Police Officer, Possession of Marijuana over four ounces under five pounds and Resisting Arrest, Search or Transportation.

On Wednesday April 28, at approximately 11:25 pm, Lieutenant Monty DeFord made a traffic stop at the intersection of Kell West and Kemp.  The 22-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Wednesday April 28, at approximately 2:06 pm, Deputy Christopher Bashford and Deputy Josh McGuinn responded to the 4500 block of Home Road in reference to a Terroristic Threat.  Upon arrival, a 48-year-old female was barred from the property.


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. 

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.