Sedgwick County Sheriff

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July 10, 2019 - 12:46 am
The woman accused of dragging a Sedgwick County Sheriff's deputy with her vehicle during a traffic stop has been arrested. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's office reports that the woman, 45-year-old Melissa Heinzman, was captured by a fugitive recovery service at a residence in southeast Wichita...
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November 04, 2018 - 10:22 am
An overnight crash killed one person and injured two others. It happened around 2 a.m. Sunday, at 39th Street south and 279th Street west near Garden Plain. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says when officers arrived on the scene, they found one vehicle on fire and another in the middle of the...
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Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office
Ted Woodward
September 21, 2018 - 10:20 am
Two major Wichita streets will be closed for about two hours late this morning and early this afternoon for Deputy Robert Kunze's funeral procession. Deputy Kunze was shot and killed on Sunday afternoon near Garden Plain during a confrontation with a man who had a lengthy criminal history. The...
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Sedgwick County Sheriff
September 17, 2018 - 1:14 pm
A man with a history of drug convictions has been identified as the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Kansas sheriff's deputy. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office announced Monday that Robert Greeson, 29, tussled with Deputy Robert Kunze Sunday afternoon about 20 miles west of downtown Wichita...
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Dreamstime
September 16, 2018 - 5:44 pm
A Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputy has died after a shooting in rural Sedgwick County. It happened Sunday afternoon before 2 p.m. near the intersection of 295th St. W. and 53rd St. N. Deputy Robert Kunze III was investigating the report of a suspicious person in the area. A second deputy dispatched...
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Steve & Ted mornings
July 20, 2018 - 8:08 am
The Kansas Association Chiefs of Police are holding the annual Valor Awards Golf Tournament to benefit the survivors of officers who have fallen or those that have been injured in the line of duty. Visit valorgolf.com for more information.
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July 08, 2018 - 11:09 am
A man was found dead in northwest Sedgwick County Saturday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies were called just after 3 o'clock to a home in the 4500 block of West 57th Circle North. They found a 67-year-old man dead, under suspicious conditions. Investigators are looking for the man's green 1997 Dodge...
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July 08, 2018 - 10:27 am
Three people suffered minor injuries after a three car accident Sunday morning. It happened around 9 o'clock. The vehicles collided at west bound K-254 and Rock Road. We're told one of the vehicles overturned. According to EMS on the scene, Nine people in total were in the accident. Three of them...
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May 19, 2018 - 7:31 am
A 90-year-old woman died and three others were injured after a crash in southern Sedgwick County Friday evening. It happened around 6:40 p.m., at the intersection of 95th St. S. and Rock Rd, near Derby. Our news partners at KSN-TV tell us a Suzuki Samarai was traveling west on 95th St. S. when a...
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Dreamstime
Max Power
February 10, 2018 - 8:55 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The body of a 57 year old man who was found dead at Lake Afton this morning is being called a suicide. Lt. Tim Myers, with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said the man was found by a lake goer, and his identity will be released after notification of his next of kin.
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