On Tuesday November 22, at approximately 9:53 pm, Deputy Robert La Mel made a traffic stop in the 2200 block of Yale. The male driver entered the residence and would not answer the door. The driver was identified and a warrant for evading arrest/detention will be issued. The vehicle was impounded.

On Tuesday November 22, at approximately 9:14 pm, Deputy Matthew Ferguson, Deputy Robert La Mel and Deputy Aaron Perkins responded to the 1100 block of West 3rd in Burkburnett in reference to a subject walking in the roadway. Upon arrival, the 31-year-old male was placed under arrest. He was transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and was charged with Public Intoxication.

On Tuesday November 22, at approximately 12:55 am, Deputy Robert La Mel made a traffic stop at the intersection of 10th and Van Buren. The 43-year-old male driver was issued citations for Expired Driver License and Failure to Maintain Financial Responsibility. A 37-year-old female 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.
David Duke, Sheriff

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.