On Friday June 18, at approximately 10:41 pm, Deputy Johnny Routon made a traffic stop in the 1400 block of Monroe.  A passenger in the front seat and a passenger in the back seat fled the scene on foot.  The 18-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On Friday June 18, at approximately 7:27 am, Deputy Josh McGuinn made a traffic stop in the 300 block of Central Frwy.  The 44-year-old male driver and a 46-year-old female passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The driver was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.  The passenger was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 under 28 grams and Possession of Marijuana under two ounces.

On Saturday June 19, at approximately 8:00 pm, Deputy Matthew Ferguson checked on an occupied vehicle at the intersection of Jacksboro Hwy. and S.H. 79.  The 34-year-old male driver was found unconscious.  He was transported to United Regional Health Care System by American Medical Response.  The vehicle was impounded.

On Sunday June 19, at approximately 6:01 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez responded to the 4300 block of Business 287 J in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject entered the property and stole a garden hose.  The 58-year-old male suspect was located in the 4100 block of Business 287 J.  He was escorted back to the property with the hose and was barred from the property.


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.