On Monday February 18, at approximately 8:24 pm, Deputy Hunter Deason stopped an individual walking in the 100 block of South Ave. D. The 35-year-old male was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.
On Tuesday February 19, at approximately 3:23 pm, Deputy Ivan Galarza responded to the intersection of I-44 and Bacon Switch Road in reference to an Intoxicated Driver. Upon arrival, a 69-year-old male was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.
On Wednesday February 20, at approximately 7:48 pm, Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to the 3700 block of Hammon Road in reference to a Burglary of a Habitation. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an unknown person(s) entered the business and stole four firearms.
On Wednesday February 20, at approximately 9:16 am, Deputy Amanda Price responded to the intersection of U.S. 287 and Peterson Road in reference to a Disturbance. Upon arrival, a juvenile female was transported to United Regional Health Care by American Medical Response Ambulance for a medical evaluation.
On Wednesday February 20, at approximately 7:04 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Loop 11. The 30-year-old male driver and a 30-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest. They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Possession of Marijuana over fifty pounds under two thousand pounds and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 2 over four grams under four hundred grams. 92.4 pounds of hydro marijuana and 19 grams of a controlled substance was seized.
THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN’S ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 14. The free fourteen week class is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Learn all of the inner workings of your Sherriff’s Office. For more information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-766-8100, ext. 8676.
THE WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS NOW HIRING:
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.