Homeless man arrested after attempting a pay to park scam.

March 25, 2017 - 7:36 pm

WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Sedgwick County Sheriff arrested a 52 year old man Wednesday night who tried to get people to pay for parking outside the Intrust Bank Arena. 

Sedgwick County Sheriff Spokesman Lt. Lin Dehning said Daniel Lerma attempted to have people attending Wednesday nights Wichita Thunder game pay him ten dollars to park in an area that is free to park in.

Witnesses said Lerma became threatening when they refused to pay him to park.  He also made threatening remarks to the deputies who responded to the peoples complaints.

Lerma was booked on charges of assaulting a law enforcement officer, extortion, criminal threat, theft and other charges.

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