Crime

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 […]

Second person arrested in connection with theft behind Angels in the Attic

An additional arrest has been made in connection with the May 17 theft of cash in the alley west of the 100 block of South Summit Street. Ivy Beals, 53, of Arkansas City, was arrested June 13 and booked into the Cowley County Jail on one count of misdemeanor interference […]

Schovan accused of battering 26-year-old victim who was flown to Wichita

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man June 15 on suspicion of battering a 26-year-old Arkansas City man the prior night. Christopher Charles Schovan, 32, was arrested on suspicion of felony aggravated battery-domestic violence. Schovan was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in lieu […]

Sheriff’s office seeks owners of property stolen from Parker Cemetery

The Cowley County Sheriff’s Office is seeking possible owners for stolen property that was recovered from Parker Cemetery. An individual was seen removing items from cemetery plots May 29 at Parker Cemetery, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. When deputies arrived on scene, they were given the descriptions […]

Winfield resident Baker arrested June 5 for meth possession, on warrant

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested a Winfield man early July 5 on drug charges and a warrant at a local convenience store. Robert Eugene Baker, 39, was arrested on suspicion of possession of drug-sale paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and possession with intent to sell methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of […]