On Tuesday June 26, at approximately 9:22 pm, Sergeant Ralph Burdick made a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. 287 and Wellington. The 52-year-old male driver and a 47-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest. They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center. The driver was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams. The passenger was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram.

On Wednesday June 27, at approximately 2:45 pm, Deputy J.T. Mitchell responded to 900 7th Street in reference to a Scam. Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that he received a text offering him several hundred dollars to wrap is vehicle with a logo. The Reporting Person reported that it turned out to be a scam.


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.