On August 12, 2020 at approximately 6:02 p.m., Deputies were dispatched to the area of North Texas State Hospital in reference to a possible escape from the facility.  The subject was located by authorities and returned to the facility without incident.

On August 12, 2020 at approximately 1:12 p.m., Deputies were dispatched to the 3300 block of FM 368 South in reference to a possible deceased person.  Upon arrival, a female subject was found by first responders to be unresponsive.  The subject is believed to have died by natural causes.

On August 13, 2020 at approximately 12:32 a.m., Deputy Darrell Waddleton conducted a traffic stop in the area Kell Boulevard and Galveston Street.  A 42 year old female passenger was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and released. 


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.