Crime

Two men arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault; third sought

Two Arkansas City men were arrested after allegedly trying to stab another person during an incident early Aug. 21 in south Arkansas City. Conner Joe Beckner, 20, was arrested by the Arkansas City Police Department on suspicion of aggravated assault and aggravated burglary. He was transported to and booked into […]

ACPD participates in ‘You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.’ campaign

The Arkansas City Police Department will join almost 150 other police agencies across the state, including the Kansas Highway Patrol, in the “You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.” campaign, from Aug. 18 through Labor Day on Sept. 5. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will underwrite overtime […]

Last week’s DARE Camp averaged 74 campers per day

The 2016 DARE Camp was a huge success, according to Arkansas City Police Department school resource officers Chase Hobart and Brian McGee. The camp saw an increase in campers this year, with the average daily number of 74. Throughout the week, campers were part of a scenario in which they […]

Warford arrested on district court warrant for child abuse

An Arkansas City man was arrested Aug. 10 by the Arkansas City Police Department on a Cowley County District Court warrant for abuse of a child. Austin Joe Warford, 19, was arrested on suspicion of child abuse. He was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in Winfield […]

Taylor arrested on suspicion of multiple burglaries, thefts

An Arkansas City man was arrested early Aug. 6 by the Arkansas City Police Department in connection with several recent burglaries and thefts. Casey Christopher Taylor, 30, was arrested on suspicion of three counts of burglary and five counts of theft. He was transported to and booked into the Cowley […]

Two juveniles arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary, theft

Two Arkansas City teenagers were arrested Aug. 6 by the Arkansas City Police Department in connection with a pair of recent burglaries and thefts. A 14-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, possession of stolen property and theft. He was transported […]

William Newton to host golf tournament at country club to benefit CASA

William Newton Hospital in Winfield will be host to “Chip In for Children,” a golf tournament that will benefit CASA of Cowley County, on Aug. 12. The golf tournament will start at 10 a.m. at the Winfield Country Club. Teams should plan on checking in at 9 a.m. Team and […]

Three arrested on suspicion of burglary, theft at C&C Liquor

Three people were arrested Aug. 1 by the Arkansas City Police Department in connection with a commercial burglary in north Arkansas City. Christopher Allen Guidry, 32, of Newkirk, was arrested on suspicion of burglary. He was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in Winfield in lieu of […]

Cowley College security office receives new signage

The Cowley College campus security and public safety office recently received new signage at its location at 109 S. Third St. in Arkansas City. The security office is located in the lobby of the Storbeck Dormitory. Cowley College is committed to providing students with a safe and secure environment. The […]

Lozano arrested on suspicion of heroin, meth possession

An Arkansas City man was arrested early Aug. 2 by the Arkansas City Police Department on a Cowley County warrant and for several drug offenses. Robert Joseph Lozano, 25, was arrested on suspicion of interference with a law enforcement officer, possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a controlled substance […]