On Monday July 12, at approximately 7:34 pm, Lieutenant Monty Deford, Deputy Phillip Morris and Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 4600 block of Home Road in reference to a female that was underneath an elevator.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that when he returned home he found a female relative unresponsive underneath a homemade elevator.  The 72-year-old female was pronounced deceased.  The incident is under investigation.

On Monday June 12, at approximately 11:50 am, the Wichita County Special Response Unit responded to the 200 block of Pecanway to assist the Wichita Falls Police Department in executing a search warrant.  Upon arrival, a 51-year-old male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with an outstanding warrant.  Stolen Property was found at the residence.

On Tuesday June 13, at approximately 9:46 pm, Deputy Phillip Morris responded to the 500 block of N. Pacific to assist the Iowa Park Police Department with a traffic accident.  The 64-year-old male driver was placed under arrest by the Iowa Park Police Department for Driving While Intoxicated.

On Wednesday June 14, at approximately 2:05 am, Corporal Jeff Penney made a traffic stop in the 1500 block of Burnett.  A 66-year-old male passenger 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. 

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.