The Sheriff’s Office received 143 Calls for Service during the past 7 day period ending Sunday, April 1, 2018. On the day of this report there were 18 individuals incarcerated in the Archer County Jail consisting of 15 men and 3 women. During the month of March, 2018, 37 individuals were arrested and booked into the Archer County Jail consisting of 26 men and 11 women.
Around 6pm Monday evening, an Archer City woman reported that she had received a call from her sister advising that she had been assaulted by her live in boyfriend on a piece of property east of Scotland. Deputies responded to the area and found the woman who exhibited injuries to her face. Her boyfriend had already left the scene and was not located. The female was treated by Windthorst 1st Responders for her injuries. It was learned that the offense actually occurred in Clay County. A report will be sent to Clay County Sheriff’s Office for follow up and the issuance of a warrant for Assault Family Violence.
Just before 11pm Monday night, a Deputy patrolling on Hwy 79 near Kemp St. conducted a traffic stop on vehicle occupied by several passengers. The 21 year old male driver was checked and alcohol was found in the vehicle. All the passengers were under the legal drinking age and all had been drinking. They were released to family members who came to the scene and the driver was placed under arrest for Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor. He was transported to the Archer County Jail where he was released the following day after posting a $5000 bond.
Around 4am Tuesday morning, an Olney woman turned herself in to the Archer County Sheriff’s Office on a warrant issued for her after an assault occurred at the Archer City American Legion parking lot about a month earlier. She was booked and later posted a $5000 bond and was released.
Around 6am Tuesday morning, a travelling motorist reported that he observed a vehicle leave the roadway and crash through a fence on US 82 west of Holliday. Deputies, Holliday 1st Responders, and DPS responded and spoke to the driver who was not injured. He told Officers that he wasn’t driving and that his uncle was the driver who had left the scene walking. Officers checked the area and did not locate anyone walking. Come to find out, the man on the scene was driving the vehicle and had been stopped earlier in Electra. DPS worked the crash.
Around 7:30am Wednesday morning, a 911 call was received with no one talking on the line. The dispatcher could hear a male yelling and cussing in the background. The call did not pinpoint an exact location of the call. The dispatcher was able to hear someone in the background mention an address. Deputies and Archer City police responded and located a man leaving in a red van. He was stopped and both subjects were interviewed. No physical altercation occurred and the man was allowed to gather some belongings. The eviction process was explained to the woman. No further incident.
Around noon on Wednesday, a man reported that he was driving in the storm on Tuesday on Hwy 79 north of Archer City when the hood of his vehicle flew off taking the driver’s side mirror with it. He did not stop to look for it due to the storm. If anyone sees the hood on the side of the road contact the Sheriff’s Office so the man can be notified.
Around 10pm Thursday evening, a Lakeside City woman reported that a female came to her home and was hysterical. She told the caller that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend and kicked out of the vehicle. She did not know where she was and requested help. Lakeside 1st Responders and Deputies headed to the scene when a Lakeside fireman notified Deputies that an intoxicated subject was at the Fire Station. It was suspected that the subject was the boyfriend who had assaulted the woman. A deputy located the intoxicated man urinating on a dumpster at the Fire Station. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Archer County Jail and charged with Assault Family Violence. The woman was treated at the scene for facial injuries and released to her parents.
Around 3pm Friday afternoon, a Holliday business owner reported that 4 tires had been stolen from his place of business. Holliday Police responded and was advised that the owner had the thief on camera taking the tires. Holliday Police are following up on the case.
Shortly after midnight early Saturday morning, a Deputy patrolling on FM 2224 near Dad’s Corner Rd observed a SUV pulling a trailer with no registration visible. The Deputy stopped the vehicle and observed 5 occupants. On the trailer were 2 dead hogs. A Game Warden was contacted to verify the subjects had permission to hunt. None of the occupants possessed a hunting license and the trailer they were pulling was not registered. The Game Warden issued citations to the men for No Hunting License and No Registration for the trailer due to the fact they had already been warned in the past. No further incident.
Just before 5am Saturday morning, a travelling motorist on Hwy 16 reported a female walking southbound toward the Young Co line. A Deputy responded and Young Co was notified as well. Deputies made contact with the woman who said that her boyfriend had assaulted her at a Whataburger in Wichita Falls as they were returning from the Casino. He then drove to the roadside park at US 281 and Hwy 16 and demanded sex. When the woman refused he made her get out of the vehicle and he took off leaving her there. A friend of the woman was contacted and drove from Graham to pick her up. Wichita Falls Police were contacted concerning the woman being assaulted. They advised her to call the Police Department the following day to make a report.
Just before 11pm Saturday night, a Deputy patrolling on US 281 observed a stranded vehicle near Half House Rd. He stopped to assist the female driver and noticed a flat tire on the vehicle. He started to help change the tire when he developed probable cause to search the vehicle. Marijuana was found in the vehicle and the woman was placed under arrest. She was transported to the Archer County Jail where she was released the following day after posting a $2000 bond.
Around 5am Sunday morning, a man reported that he had just rolled his vehicle on Sisk Rd near Decker Rd. He advised that he was not injured. A Lakeside City fireman was on scene and also called to advise the man was still inside the vehicle but talking. He was removed from the vehicle and treated on scene. The cause of the accident was not disclosed.
Shortly after 9am Sunday morning, a Sgt. with the Wichita Falls Police Department advised that he has received a call from a wrecker service requesting a dive team to retrieve a vehicle and boat trailer from Lake Kickapoo. A Deputy was notified and responded to the scene. Apparently, a woman unloaded her boat into the water at the Kickapoo boat ramp. She pulled out and got out of her truck to check a strap on the trailer. The vehicle with trailer attached began to roll backwards and went into the water. It was located in approximately 12 ft. of water. A private diver was called to assist the wrecker company to pull the pickup and trailer out. Several hours later the vehicle and trailer were removed from the lake.
Around 4:30p Sunday afternoon, Deputies, DPS, and Windthorst 1st Responders were notified of a 3 vehicle accident at the intersection of Hwy 25 and US 281 in Windthorst. A light pole and an electrical pole were heavily damaged in the accident knocking out the 4 way blinking light at the intersection. One person was transported to a Wichita Falls Hospital with unknown injuries. The cause of the accident was not disclosed.