On Tuesday January 12, at approximately 5:50 pm, a Wichita County Highway Interdiction Deputy made a traffic stop on U.S. 287 near Maurine Street.  The 25-year-old male driver, a 28-year-old male passenger and a 30-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Possession of Marijuana over five pounds under fifty pounds.  The driver was also charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.  Forty pounds of Marijuana was seized.

On Wednesday January 13, at approximately 7:21 pm, Corporal Jason Vandygriff and Deputy Johnny Routon responded to the Electra Memorial Hospital in reference to an Assault.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that she was assaulted by a subject while at I-44 and Bacon Switch Road.

On Wednesday January 13, at approximately 6:51 pm, Hunter Deason responded to the 500 block of Wellington Lane in reference to a Disturbance.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that there was a disturbance caused by a juvenile prior to Deputies arrival.  The Reporting Person also reported that an unknown person(s) stole prescription medications from the residence.

On Wednesday January 13, at approximately 9:32 am, J.J. Hernandez responded to the 3100 block of Borton Lane in reference to a subject in possession of marijuana.  Upon arrival, the juvenile male was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 


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 2815 Central Frwy. East or contact the Training Unit at 940-766-8100, ext. 4013. 

David Duke, Sheriff

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.