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Deputies Honored at Wichita County Sheriff's Office Ceremony

Wichita Falls, Texas - The Wichita County Sheriff's Office held an awards ceremony Thursday morning in the 30th District Courtroom, where several Deputies received awards for their achievements.

The Life Saving Award was awarded to Deputy Gabriel Villarreal, according to officials on May 8, 2015, Deputy Gabriel Villarreal was working a special detail in Electra after a severe storm came through the area, knocking out all power in the city. 

Deputy Villarreal observed smoke coming out of a residence in the 700 block of East Michigan. Deputy Villarreal entered the residence and carried out a 71-year-old female that had been burned in the fire.  The female was transported to Electra Memorial Hospital by ambulance and was treated for the burns. 

The Tessa Price Award was awarded to Deputy Greg Wilson. The Tessa Price Award is given to the Deputy who makes the most DWI arrests. The award was made in honor of Tessa Price, who lost her life to a drunk driver. Deputy Wilson made 32 DWI arrests

Wichita County Sheriff's Office also now has an official Honor Guard.  These men and women will represent the Wichita County Sheriff's Office at numerous events and functions.

Honor Guard Members Include:
Lt. George Robinson
Lt. Patrick McFerrin
Lt. Ray Schultz
Sergeant Carl Magee
Sergeant Garland Prince
Sergeant Sergio Teruel
Corporal Josh Brown
Corporal Lee Crossman
Corporal Mark Whipple
Deputy Kim Ames
Deputy Patrick Bradford                              
Deputy Brien Conner
Deputy Chris Barnett                             
Deputy Roy Biter
Deputy Alan Boyd
Deputy Ralph Burdick
Deputy Joe Gallego
Deputy Melvin Joyner
Deputy David Stout
Deputy Gabriel Villarreal
Deputy John Warner
Deputy Eric Wisch
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