Crime

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 […]

Meza arrested May 28 after domestic argument involving butcher’s knife

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City woman May 28 on an assault charge after she allegedly brandished a butcher’s knife. Nisha Renee Meza, 38, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault and battery-domestic violence. She was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in lieu […]

Henson arrested May 19 in connection with sexual assault, kidnapping

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man May 19 in connection with the sexual assault of a 42-year-old Arkansas City woman. Michael Loyd Henson, 40, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault, aggravated battery, criminal threat, kidnapping and rape. All of these charges are felonies. He was […]

Anderson arrested on suspicion of methamphetamine, open container

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man May 19 on drug charges after stopping his vehicle in northwest Arkansas City. Kelly Troy Anderson, 51, was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of methamphetamine, as well as misdemeanor counts of driving with a suspended driver’s license, possession of […]

Ark City police arrest five people in connection with drugs, forged checks

The Arkansas City Police Department has arrested five people on drug and theft charges in connection with a case that stemmed from a pair of forged checks. Daniel Anthony Clark, 32, was arrested on suspicion of felony possession with intent to distribute marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. He […]

Arkansas City man arrested May 17 on suspicion of burglary, theft

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man May 17 in connection with the theft of cash from a woman’s purse. Joseph Benjamin Irvin, 32, was arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft. He was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in lieu of $4,000 […]

Arkansas City woman arrested May 17 on suspicion of drug offenses, theft

The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City woman early May 17 for drug and theft offenses after a disagreement. Rachel Leann Dunlap, 36, was arrested on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and theft. She was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail […]