“Fur-ever Friday” Week 26 – Gunnar & Officer Jeff Hughes

Fur-ever Friday Week 26

“Fur-ever Friday” Week 26 – Gunnar & Officer Jeff Hughes. Gunnar is a very sweet 11 month old Lab/Pit Mix. He is currently in a foster home through Emily’s Legacy Rescue. In his currently foster home he has lots of kids of all ages that he loves to play with. He is great with other dogs and doesn’t mind cats. As you can see he loves to give kisses. Please consider giving Gunnar a family of his own. Contact Emily’s Legacy Rescue at (940) 249-4280.

Great Texas Warrant Roundup

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Wichita Falls, Texas- Citizens, who have outstanding warrants in Wichita Falls and throughout Wichita County, are encouraged to take care of them before the Great Texas Warrant Roundup begins Sunday, March 1st.

During the next several weeks citizens who have outstanding warrants, due to traffic violations, unpaid parking tickets or higher charges, have a chance to voluntarily take care of their legal issues so they can avoid being arrested, during the “Roundup,” at home, work or school.

Notices have been mailed to individuals in the City of Wichita Falls who have active warrants. During the next two weeks these individuals are encouraged to appear in person at the Municipal Court, located at 611 Bluff, or contact the Court by calling 761-7880, to clear up their outstanding warrant(s). Individuals can pay in person at the Court, online at. www.wichitafalls.gov (go to the Municipal Court webpage under Departments and then “Pay a Fine”) or by mail to:

 Wichita Falls Municipal Court

611 Bluff St

Wichita Falls, TX 7630

This is the ninth year for the State of Texas to hold the Warrant Roundup, the largest in the nation. For more information please contact Municipal Court at 940-761-7882.

Join Us on Nextdoor – www.nextdoor.com

nextdoorSo far, over 1000 Wichita Falls residents have joined the WFPD on Nextdoor.com to get to know their neighbors and to take a stand against crime.  Are you one of them?  If not, please visit http://www.nextdoor.com and sign up.  It’s free and simple.  Iphone and Android apps are also available.

Here is what Nextdoor.com is all about:

Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It’s the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it’s free.

Thousands of neighborhoods nationwide are already using Nextdoor to build happier, safer places to call home.

People are using Nextdoor to:

  • Quickly get the word out about a break-in.
  • Organize a neighborhood watch group.
  • Track down a trustworthy babysitter.
  • Find out who does the best paint job in town.
  • Ask for help keeping an eye out for a lost dog.
  • Find a new home for an outgrown bike.
  • Finally call that nice man down the street by his first name.

Nextdoor’s mission is to use the power of technology to build stronger and safer neighborhoods.

Caught in the Act – Burglar Found Hiding in Closet

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WFPD Patrol Officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress at 1514 15th St. on 02-22-15 at approximately 20:30 hours.  The home owner had detected an odor of cigarette smoke inside his residence and found a broken window in the back of the house.  He searched his house and found a subject hiding in one of the closets.  The home owner detained the subject at gun point and called the police.  Officers arrived and took the subject, 34 year old Rodney Ortiz (age 34), into custody.  Ortiz was arrested for Burglary of a Habitation and transported to jail.

 

 

“Fur-ever Friday” Adoptable Pets Still Available

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Here are six beautiful dogs that are still available from our “Fur-ever Friday” program:

Huey:  Texas Pit Crew

Mocha:  Texas Pit Crew

Tig:  Texas Pit Crew

Jezebel:  Wichita Falls Animal Services

Duece:  Texas Pit Crew

Piper:  Wichita Falls Animal Services

Jezebel and Duece were both adopted shortly after they were featured on “Fur-ever Friday” but both have since been returned for reasons that were no fault of their own. Duece is a sweetheart and needs someone who understands Boxers and wants a committed companion. Jezeble tries to act tough when you first meet her but once she warms up to you she is also a sweetheart.  All of these babies are looking for that special someone to give them their fur-ever home. If you are interested one of the dogs from Texas Pit Crew you can contact them by email at texaspitcrew@gmail.com or check their facebook page to see where there next event will be held and visit them there. If you are interested in Jezebel or Piper you can contact Katrena at Wichita Falls Animal Services by email at katrena.mitchell@wichitafallstx.gov, by phone at 761-7824 or go by and see them at 1207 Hatton Rd.