Dickinson County

January 03, 2019 - 4:56 am
A Florida fugitive was arrested in Kansas on New Year's Eve. At around 1 p.m., police in Herington received a tip from a concerned citizen regarding a possible fugitive. After a brief investigation, authorities found 24-year-old Nathaniel Lee Sweeney of Titusville, Florida in the basement of a home...
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August 20, 2018 - 10:57 am
The Dickinson County sheriff says two men are dead after a golf cart they were using collided with a pickup truck. The crash Saturday night killed Lucas Hicks, of Herington, and Casey Schardein, of Hope. Both men were 28. Undersheriff James Swisher says the crash occurred on a country road about 3...
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April 21, 2018 - 10:24 am
A former Dickinson County sheriff's lieutenant pleaded guilty to felony theft for stealing evidence from the sheriff's office. The Salina Journal reports two other charges against 49-year-old Greg Swanson were dropped Thursday in exchange for his guilty plea. Swanson was ordered to forfeit his law...
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March 31, 2018 - 8:16 am
Authorities say an autopsy has confirmed the identity of a man who is believed to have shot himself during a traffic stop Tuesday in Dickinson County. Sheriff Gareth Hoffman says in a news release that 43-year-old Sean M. Roberts of Westerville, Ohio, died as a result of the incident. The Salina...
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October 12, 2017 - 9:46 am
ENTERPRISE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has died in a house fire in central Kansas. The Hays Post reports that Dickinson County Sheriff Gareth Hoffman says the home was engulfed in flames Tuesday when fire crews responded. The body of 48-year-old Patricia Humes was found inside the home...
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