On Monday March 9, at approximately 8:39 pm, Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 8900 block of Seymour Hwy. in reference to a suicidal subject.  Upon arrival, a 69-year-old male was transported to the North Texas State Hospital for a Medical Evaluation.

On Tuesday March 10, at approximately 8:37 pm, Deputy Sean Bigham responded to F.M. 171 and Emmert Road in reference to a Suspicious Vehicle.  Upon arrival, a vehicle occupied by four persons was found blocking the roadway.  The 22-year-old male driver was issued a citation for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  A 24-year-old male passenger and a 33-year-old male passenger were placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.  The 24-year-old male was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 over one gram under four grams, Fail to Identify-Giving False Name/Fictitious Information, and two outstanding warrants for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Theft under $100.00.  The 33-year-old male was charged with two outstanding warrants for Criminal Trespass and Theft under $100.00.

On Wednesday March 11, at approximately 9:02 pm, Sergeant Cole McGarry responded to the intersection of U.S. 287 and F.M. 369 to assist the Wichita Falls Police Department who was in pursuit of a stolen vehicle.  The vehicle travelled through Iowa Park and then east on Business 287 J.  The vehicle crashed on Business 287 J and Springlake.

On Wednesday March 11, at approximately 3:25 pm, Deputy J.J. Hernandez responded to the 3100 block of Borton Lane in reference to a Drug Complaint.  Upon arrival, a Juvenile male was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center and was charged with Possession of Marijuana under two ounces in a Drug Free Zone.


Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Deputy Sheriff patrolling Wichita County?  The next Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy begins on Thursday March 26.  This free fourteen week course is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  You will learn all about the inner workings of your Sheriff’s Office.  You get to drive a patrol unit, fire weapons at the range, conduct a building search and so much more.  Contact Deputy Melvin Joyner or Deputy Brien Conner at 940-766-8100 ext. 8676 or ext. 8678 for more information or go on line at wichitacountysheriffsoffice.org to learn more.


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 940-766-8100, ext. 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. o