On Wednesday February 19, at approximately 2:09 pm, Deputy J.T. Mitchell and Deputy Jorge Ramirez made a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Bullington.  The 29-year-old driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram and four outstanding warrants for Expired Motor Vehicle Registration, Capias Pro Fine-Fail to Maintain Financial Responsibility, Capias Pro Fine-Failure to Properly Signal Lane Change and Capias Pro Fine-No Drivers License in Possession.

On Wednesday February 19, at approximately 3:52 am, Lieutenant Greg Wilson and Deputy Hunter McCain responded to the intersection of F.M. 1177 and Sandy Road in reference to an occupied vehicle parked on the side of the roadway. Upon arrival, the 59-year-old female driver was placed under arrest.  She was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Thursday February 20, at approximately 12:30 am, Deputy Hunter Deason made a traffic stop at the intersection of Jacksboro Hwy. and Waco.  A 53-year-old male passenger was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and charged with an outstanding warrant for Driving While License Invalid with Previous Conviction. 


Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Deputy Sheriff patrolling Wichita County?  The next Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy begins on Thursday March 26.  This free fourteen week course is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  You will learn all about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  You get to drive a patrol unit, fire weapons at the range, conduct a building search and so much more.  Contact Deputy Melvin Joyner or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-766-8100 ext. 8676 or ext. 8678 for more information or go on line at wichitacountysheriffsoffice.org to learn more.


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.