Atwoods on Loop 11 was burglarized this early morning and we need your help identifying the suspects. If you have any information that could help in this investigation, please contact detectives at 940-761-7762 or call Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers anonymously at 940-322-9888. When calling, please reference case #20-080784.
We would like to introduce you to Officer Patricia Duncan-Ferguson!
Officer Duncan-Ferguson is a graduate of Hirschi High School and attended Vernon College & Midwestern State University.
Officer Duncan-Ferguson began her career with the Wichita Falls Police Department in 2001, graduating from the 54th police academy. During her time with the department, Officer Duncan-Ferguson has worked in all areas of patrol and is currently assigned to the Criminal Investigations Section – Crimes against Property Unit.
Officer Duncan-Ferguson is also a 12 year veteran of the Crisis Negotiation Team.
In her time off she enjoys traveling, singing with her church band and spending time with her family & new granddaughter.
Officer Duncan-Ferguson says that she enjoys being able to solve cases and getting to see the smile on someone’s face when she can tell them that their property has been recovered.
Thank you Officer Patricia Duncan-Ferguson for your service to our city!
WFPD Detectives are needing to identify the subjects pictured below in reference to a theft that occurred at the Faith Mission. If you can help, please contact us at 940-761-7792 or call Crime Stoppers at 940-322-9888 and reference case #19-040525. Thank you!
On 04-09-20, while investigating a series of vehicle burglaries nearby (Flo and Carlson area), officers observed 18 year old Jaylon Combs Richardson in the parking lot of the Wal-mart on Greenbriar. Combs Richardson was known to have an outstanding active warrant for Robbery. Combs Richardson was on foot and in the company of another male who was later identified as 19 year old Elijah Grant. When officers approached them, Combs Richardson was apprehended without incident. Grant took off running but was caught.
Combs Richardson was found to be in possession of a firearm that was stolen in one of the nearby vehicle burglaries. He was charged with the following:
Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon
Theft of a Firearm
Possession of Marijuana
Grant was found to be in possession of a firearm that was taken a few days ago in a non-related vehicle burglary. He was charged with the following:
On 01-14-20, Officers observed a reported stolen vehicle traveling north in the 4300 blk of Boren Ave. When the vehicle stopped at the stop sign at Boren and Call Field, the two female occupants got out of the vehicle and switched positions (driver/passenger) and took off again. The vehicle was stopped in the 3100 blk of Lawrence Rd and the occupants were identified as Taleasha Solomon, age 34, and Trinity Noland, age 35.
During an inventory of the stolen vehicle, several other stolen items were located including a checkbook and more than 50 stolen credit cards. In addition, a purse was found under the center console, between the two occupants, that contained a pipe, several syringes, and a white powdery substance inside of a plastic baggy. The white powder field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Both Solomon and Noland were arrested and charged with the following:
Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle – SJF
Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information – F/1
Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 < 1g – SJF
Officers had been working a rash of vehicle burglaries on the west side of town involving 3 suspects wearing hoodies with their faces covered. On 11-30-19, in the late evening hours, officers had received some information, via video, that the suspects had been seen in the area of McNiel/Seymour Rd checking on car doors. While officers were searching the area, they were flagged down by a citizen who saw the suspects around Berwick/McNiel. Officers were able to locate two of the suspects, both juveniles, on Berwick just east of McNiel. Both juveniles matched the description from the video. The third suspect, later identified as 17 year old Ethan Hart, was located hiding in the backyard of nearby residence. All 3 suspects were found to be in possession of items that had been taken from vehicles in the area. Hart was also found to be in possession of a handgun. All 3 suspects were arrested for Burglary of a Motor Vehicle. Hart was also charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, and Criminal Trespass.
On Wednesday July 31st at approximately 10:15 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department located a stolen red 2008 Chevrolet HHR in the 5000 block of Lake Park DR. When officers attempted to conduct a stop on the vehicle the driver refused and began to evade officers in the vehicle.
During the course of the pursuit officers were able to position themselves to deploy spike strips. The vehicle hit the strips but continued to evade until the driver struck a divider on Central Freeway. The suspect, who was later identified as 30 year old Anthony Steine, exited the vehicle and began to run from officers. Officers caught up to Steine and placed him into custody in the in the 1700 block of 5th Street.
Steine was transported to the Wichita County jail where he was charged with theft and evading. He also had an outstanding warrant that was served as well.
On Monday, July 22nd, at approximately 8:47 am officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 1800 block of 8th in reference to a possible burglary. Upon arrival officers located a male subject who was later identified as 37 year old Freddy Flores near a storage shed in the backyard of the complex. When officers arrived Flores began to walk away and appeared to be signaling a second suspect. Officers were able to detain Flores.
Officers spoke with a witness who stated that they observed Flores and a second suspect kick in the door to the shed and attempt to take a large item which was later determined to be a dehumidifier. Officers began speaking with the owner of the property who stated that the second suspect who was identified as 27 year old Tommy Romine was in their office and he had admitted to stealing an air conditioner. Officers located the stolen air conditioner in one of the apartments.
Both Flores and Romine were arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail without further incident. Flores was charged with burglary of a building and Romine was charged with burglary of a building as well as burglary of a habitation.