On Tuesday March 5, at approximately 6:00 am, Deputy Brett Brasher responded to the 400 block of Wellington Lane in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that an ex-employee loaded us several items in an attempt to steal them.  The Reporting Person stated that several other tools were stolen from the property by the subject.

On Wednesday March 6, at approximately 3:45 pm, Deputy Brien Conner responded 900 7th Street in reference to a Theft.  Upon arrival, the Reporting Person reported that a subject entered the property located in the 2200 block of F.M. 1740 and stole a chainsaw.

On Thursday March 7, at approximately 2:40 am, Lieutenant Mark Whipple made a traffic stop at the intersection of North Scott and Lincoln.  The 31-year-old male driver was placed under arrest.  He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

THE NEXT WICHITA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CITIZEN’S ACADEMY WILL START ON THURSDAY MARCH 14.  The free fourteen week class is held every Thursday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Learn all of the inner workings of your Sherriff’s Office.  For more information, contact Deputy Melvin Joyner at 940-766-8100, ext. 8676.


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.