Crime

Free VINE service alerts crime victims to offender custody status changes

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office is providing a new, free service to notify crime victims of offender custody status changes. The Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) system, developed by Appriss, provides victims of crime with access to timely and reliable offender custody information. This service is free to the […]

ACPD investigates 78-year-old pedestrian’s death in car accident

The Arkansas City Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle accident that resulted in one fatality late Aug. 4 in northwest Arkansas City. The deceased is Sandra Woodworth, 78, of Arkansas City. Her name was withheld briefly this weekend, pending notification of family. Police and the Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department […]

Name of deceased person found southeast of Arkansas City released

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the deceased person whose body was located last weekend southeast of Arkansas City. The fingerprints of the dead man were entered into the Automated Fingerprint Identification System and subsequently identified as belonging to Hector Saul Huinac-Lucas. Huinac-Lucas was born either […]

Wichita man arrested after Walmart shoplifting incident July 31

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested a Wichita man July 31 after a shoplifting incident at the local Walmart Supercenter that resulted in an altercation. Marquise Dejour Brown, 19, was arrested on suspicion of two counts of interference with a law enforcement officer, plus one count each of battery and […]

Three suspects sought in early morning burglary Aug. 1 at Walgreens

The Arkansas City Police Department is asking for any information anyone might have in connection with an early morning burglary at a local drugstore. Three male suspects were observed on video during the burglary. They left the scene in a vehicle of unknown make or model. No other information is […]

Arkansas City man jailed with no bond after battering police officer July 31

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man July 31 after a disturbance involving a pellet gun in central Arkansas City. During the arrest, the suspect struck an ACPD officer in the face, causing a serious injury. Michael Kevin Shine, 32, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault […]

Sheriff: Human remains found south of Arkansas City; no sign of trauma

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of human remains south of Arkansas City, according to a news release. Deputies were dispatched about 10 a.m. July 29 for a report of found remains at a location in the 7000 block of 312th Road. The identity of the person […]

Arkansas City man arrested July 17 in connection with two vehicle thefts

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man July 17 in connection with the theft of two vehicles at two separate locations in town. Kyson Pascal Scott, 30, was arrested on suspicion of two counts of felony theft, as well as one count each of criminal threat and […]

Andes, 25, sought in connection with July 11 trailer fire east of Winfield

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a local man in connection with a structure fire Monday in rural Winfield, according to a news release. Jacob Andes, 25, is being sought in connection with the early morning fire. Investigators have spent considerable time looking for him near the scene, said […]

Police seek young woman in connection with burglary, criminal damage

The Arkansas City Police Department is seeking a young woman in connection with a burglary of an Ark City home that was reported early June 29. The suspect is described as a white female between the ages of 18 and 22 years old, with brown hair and brown eyes. She […]