On January 10, 2018 at approximately 2:15 p.m., Lieutenant Patrick McFerrin responded to the Wichita County Courthouse in reference to a subject wanting to file a report. Upon arrival, the reporting party stated an unknown subject had transferred approximately $9210.40 from a private checking account. A case report for forgery was made and the investigation is ongoing.

On January 10, 2018 at approximately 1:48 a.m., Deputy Matthew Schenck conducted a traffic stop in the 4000 block of Taft Boulevard. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted and a stolen firearm was located. The 24 year old male driver was placed under arrest and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center. He is being charged with Theft of a Firearm a State Jail Felony.


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.