On Thursday December 6, at approximately 11:25 am, Deputy Matthew Schenck made a traffic stop in the 900 block of Denver. The 35-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Friday December 7, at approximately 7:37 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza responded to the 2500 block of Buchanan in reference to a Disturbance. Upon arrival, a 47-year-old male was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Assault/Family Violence-Choking/Impeding Breath.

On Friday December 7, at approximately 10:12 pm, Deputy Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Roy Biter made a traffic stop at the intersection of Holliday and 12th Street. The 41-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Sunday December 9, at approximately 11:25 am, Wichita County Deputies responded to the area of U.S. 287 near Bell Road to assist a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper who was in pursuit of a vehicle. The trooper lost site of the vehicle in the Wichita Falls Downtown area. At approximately 12:09 pm, Deputy Amanda Price located the unoccupied vehicle on Burnett Street between 8th and 9th Streets.


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.