UPDATE: Vernon country singer arrested for assault family violence

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UPDATE: 1-31-2020 9:30 a.m.

Wesley “Cheyenne” Pitts was taken into custody Thursday night at approximately 7:48 pm. 

Pitts turned himself into the Wilbarger County Jail without incident. 

He was arrested by the Vernon Police Department for two active warrants, assault family violence impede breath or circulation and motion to revoke on original offense of harassment of public servant.

The Vernon Police Department responded to a call Thursday at approximately 11:25 am.  VPD officers responded to the 2900 block of Deaf Smith and made contact with a female victim with visible injuries who reported being assaulted by a male subject who had already fled the scene. 

After investigation, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Pitts for the charge of assault family violence – impede breath or circulation. 


VERNON (KFDX/KJTL) — The Vernon Police Department needs your help finding a known Wilbarger County musician considered armed and dangerous.

Wesley ‘Cheyenne’ Pitts has two active felony warrants for harassment against a public servant and family-violence charge of assault: impeding breathing/circulation.

According to a bulletin published on Facebook, officials with the Vernon Police Department believe Pitts should be considered dangerous and possibly armed. Pitts is a known country singer in Wilbarger County.

If you have any information about his whereabouts you are urged to call the Vernon – Wilbarger County Crimestoppers at 940-552-5011 or 800-322-9888. You can do so anonymously.

If your information leads to an arrest and board approval, you could earn up to $500.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously here. Those with information can also download the P3TIPS for both IOS and Android devices.

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