April 11, 2019 - 8:33 pm
Reno County authorities say a Roman Catholic priest has been arrested after an investigation into money missing from a church. The sheriff's office said in a news release that Juan Gregorio Garza-Gonzalez, 51, of Wichita, was arrested Thursday. The Catholic Diocese of Wichita contacted Reno County...
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April 09, 2019 - 1:55 pm
A Hutchinson man who is accused of killing a puppy has been arrested after a police chase. Police said in an arrest affidavit that an officer began pursuing 28-year-old Gabriel Sanchez Jr. on Sunday after spotting him in a stolen vehicle. The Hutchinson News reports that after about 10 minutes, he...
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April 05, 2019 - 6:46 pm
A Hutchinson man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man. The Reno County attorney's office says Brennan Trass, 34, was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the August 2015 death of Jose Morales, 24, in Hutchinson. Trass also was convicted of criminal possession of a firearm...
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March 17, 2019 - 1:27 am
A Hutchinson man has been sentenced to life in prison for shooting a sleeping man. Judge Tim Chambers sentenced 35-year-old Quinton Moore Friday afternoon in a Reno County courtroom. Moore was convicted of shooting 42-year-old Clarence D. Allen multiple times while he slept in his bed at a 1700...
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March 15, 2019 - 6:47 pm
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of an overnight fire that destroyed a church near downtown Hutchinson. Crews battled until 4:00 a.m. Friday the blaze at the Foundation of Life Church Ministries, also known as McGee Chapel. A police officer on patrol spotted the fire in the second...
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February 15, 2019 - 8:28 pm
Authorities say more than five inmate fights that all occurred within a week at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility prompted jail officials to move up the timing of a large-scale search that confiscated contraband, including inmate-made weapons. Jail spokesman Jordan Bell said Friday the fights...
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January 02, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Wichita police arrested a 39-yeasr-old woman and a 36-year-old man from Great Bend, on charges of felon in possession of a firearm, aggravated weapons violation, fleeing from police, traffic charges, and outstanding arrest warrants. After 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in Wichita, police tried to stop a 1997...
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January 02, 2019 - 10:44 am
Authorities say a fire that erupted after a New Year's Eve party has destroyed a Hutchinson commercial building that was being used as a wood hobby shop. The Hutchinson News reports that the party ended around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, and the fire was reported just before 7 a.m. About 40 firefighters...
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January 02, 2019 - 5:00 am
A large fire heavily damaged a Hutchinson business on New Year's Day. Just before 7 a.m., the Hutchinson Fire Department responded to the report of a building fire on South Main. The structure was a commercial property that being used for a wood hobby shop. Sub-zero wind chills hampered fire...
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November 21, 2018 - 9:44 am
A Hutchinson man has been sentenced to federal prison in a child pornography case. Thirty-one-year-old Shane Ragsdale of Hutchinson has been sentenced to 90 months in federal prison for downloading child pornography from the internet. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release Ragsdale...
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