Cowley County Sheriff’s Office

  • Deputies were dispatched to the 31000 block of U.S. 77 for a report of a one-vehicle, non-injury, car-deer accident.
  • Deputies transported two prisoners from the Cowley County Jail in Winfield to the El Dorado Correction Facility to serve their respective sentences. James Jay McDonald, 40, of Wichita, is serving time on three Cowley County District Court cases and John James Wixon III, 46, of Winfield, is serving time on a single Cowley County District Court case.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the 31000 block of 61st Road for a report of cattle on the roadway.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the area of 91st Road and 282nd Road for a report of illegal trash dumping.
  • Deputies went to the 700 block of South Summit Street to serve an order of protection from abuse.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the 6000 block of 312th Road for a report of cattle in the caller’s yard.
  • Deputies arrested Miguel Merhen Garcia, 22, of Arkansas City, in the 100 block of West Central Avenue on a Cowley County District Court warrant for failure to appear. He was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail on that warrant. Garcia since has posted bond and been released.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the area of mile marker 28 on U.S. 166 for a report of a reckless driver. The vehicle was not located in the area.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the area of 42nd Road and K-15 for a report of trash in the roadway that was causing a hazard.
  • Deputies took a report at the Cowley County Courthouse regarding an attempted scam over the telephone. The reporting party did not suffer any loss.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the 25000 block of 31st Road for a report of a gray Ford Mustang in the ditch and three juveniles who were seen in the area and took off running into a corn field. It was determined that the Mustang previously had been reported stolen out of Winfield. The area was checked, but no one was found. The vehicle was towed at the request of the Winfield Police Department.
  • Deputies checked some people at a radio tower in the 18000 block of 72nd Road. They were people out of Wichita working on the tower.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the 16000 block of 192nd Road for a report of a two-vehicle injury accident. The first vehicle, a 2006 Ford F-150, was westbound. The F-150 was driven by Jacob C. Byerly, 18, of rural Winfield. The second vehicle, a 2000 Chevrolet four-door, was eastbound. The Chevy was driven by a 17-year-old Winfield male. A field was being burned in the area. Both vehicles were driven into the smoke and collided head-on. The F-150 ended up on its side. Byerly suffered minor injuries, but was not transported. Donovin G. Rosenbaum, 18, of Eureka, a passenger in the Chevy, suffered slight injuries, but also was not transported. The juvenile driver of the Chevy suffered minor injuries and was transported to William Newton Hospital in Winfield for treatment. Kaitlyn R. Bellew, 18, of rural Winfield, a passenger in the Chevy, was transported to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita by the Winfield Fire-EMS Department with injuries to her back. There were no ejections and all four people in both vehicles were wearing seat belts. The air bag deployed in the Chevrolet.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the 4000 block of East Ninth Avenue in Winfield for a report of a 4-year-old who would not get in a car seat. The caller wanted the assistance of a deputy. The juvenile ended up going with another case worker.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the 17000 block of U.S. 160 for a report of two juveniles holding a sign and standing on the edge of the highway. No juveniles were found in the area.
  • Deputies assisted a motorist in the 27000 block of U.S. 77. The vehicle was having front-end problems.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the Winfield Police Department to meet a county resident who had questions about a subpoena issued to the resident’s son.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the 15000 block of U.S. 77 for a report of a burglary alarm. The property was found to be secure.
  • Deputies were dispatched to the 18000 block of U.S. 160 for a report of a vehicle parked by a barn. The reporting party called back and asked the deputy to disregard the call because it had been determined to whom the vehicle belonged.
  • Deputies stopped a vehicle in the area of the north bridge in Winfield on U.S. 77 for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.
  • Deputies assisted a motorist in the 29000 block of U.S. 77. The driver was lost and was given directions.

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