Tag: Cowley County Sheriff’s Office

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef receives STAR Award for November

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce presented Creekstone Farms Premium Beef with the November STAR Award on Nov. 29. Creekstone was honored for its ongoing delivery of excellent products with an international presence, as well as its willingness to collaborate with the city’s businesses, civic groups, and nonprofits and […]

Arkalalah Big Parade lineup announced

The 2017 Arkalalah Big Parade lineup is: Color Guard — American Legion Sons of the American Legion American Legion Riders Arkansas City Police Department Arkansas City Fire-EMS Department Grand Marshal — Tony Tapia Arkansas City High School Marching Band Arkansas City High School Cheerleaders Queen Alalah LXXXVI Visiting Queens Little […]

Three residents arrested by deputies in connection with recent burglaries

Three Arkansas City residents have been arrested by the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a spate of recent burglaries, according to a news release. Jason Wayne Nelson, 42, was arrested on suspicion of burglary of a non-dwelling, residential burglary, theft and theft by deception, all of which are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mixed bag: Ward reports higher crime in 2016, but some positives as well

The Arkansas City Police Department experienced some growing pains in 2016. During an Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce-led Noon Networking Luncheon on June 15, Police Chief Dan Ward shared 2016 crime statistics with those in attendance. “Crime went up,” Ward said. “Our number-one problem in this community is methamphetamine.” […]

Allison offers thoughts on possible dispatching changes, enhancements

Douglas Allison was named the new Cowley County Emergency Communications (CCEC) director June 6 at a Cowley County Commission meeting. Allison currently is serving as a sergeant with the Cowley County Sheriff’s Office. He has been employed by the sheriff’s office for almost 20 years, since his graduation from Cowley […]

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 […]