Crime

Law Enforcement for June 1

Arkansas City Police Department Officers and the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1617 N. Summit St. for a report of a wanted man staying at America’s Best Value Inn. Felipe Enriquez Cabrales Jr., 27, of Arkansas City, was arrested on a Cowley County District Court warrant for failure to […]

Law Enforcement for May 24

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies checked a vehicle in the 23000 block of U.S. 77. Deputies transported a person from South Central Kansas Medical Center to the Larned State Hospital. Deputies were dispatched to the Kansas-Oklahoma state line on U.S. 77 to check two pedestrians. Deputies were dispatched to the […]

Law Enforcement for May 23

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the 32000 block of 61st Road for a report of suspicious activity involving headlights on in the area for a long period of time. The vehicle was moved prior to deputies’ arrival. No vehicle description was given. The property nearby was checked […]

Law Enforcement for May 22

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies stopped a vehicle in the area of 19th Avenue and Andrews Street in Winfield for a traffic violation. The driver, Jessica Nichole Saenz, 30, of Winfield, was arrested on suspicion of driving with a canceled or suspended driver’s license, no proof of insurance and illegal […]

Law Enforcement for May 21

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies checked a vehicle in the 1900 block of Wheat Road in Winfield. The vehicle was left parked legally. Deputies stopped to assist a motorist in the 23000 block of U.S. 77. Deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 23000 block of U.S. […]

Law Enforcement for May 20

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the 4000 block of 21st Road for a report of cattle in the roadway. Deputies stopped to assist a motorist in the area of K-15 and U.S. 77. Deputies went to John Lilly Correctional Facility in Boley, Oklahoma, to pick up a […]

ACPD Sgt. Mata recounts experience that led him to police work

Arkansas City Police Department Sgt. Eric Mata recently was given an award from the Optimists of Arkansas City as their Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. One of the aspects of the job he was applauded for was his work with children and on crimes against children. “It only takes […]

Arkansas City man arrested after late-night chase

An Arkansas City man was arrested on drug and firearms charges May 17 following a chase by local law enforcement late that night. The chase began after Cowley County sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a red Ford Mustang in the 13000 block of U.S. 166, according to Sheriff Don Read. […]

Telephone scam reported to sheriff’s office

Several residents of Cowley County have reported receiving scam telephone calls during the weekend from a caller who falsely identified himself as a member of the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office. The caller told these citizens that there were warrants out for their arrest. Some of the reporting citizens said the caller […]

Law Enforcement for May 8

Cowley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to the 7000 block of 244th Road for a report of a reckless driver in an unknown black pickup truck with white emblems in the back window who was speeding and possibly had struck a cattle panel. The area was checked to Strother […]