Sheriff

March 31, 2019 - 10:43 pm
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas sheriff already charged with theft has been arrested a second time. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation arrested Geary County Sheriff Anthony Wolf on Friday at the sheriff's office in Junction City. He was booked into the county jail on suspicion of two counts of...
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March 15, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Charging documents say a Kansas sheriff who's charged with two misdemeanors tried to interfere in the drunken driving arrest of his then-girlfriend. The affidavit released Thursday in the interference and witness intimidation case against Montgomery County Sheriff Robert Dierks says the woman was...
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March 06, 2019 - 7:43 pm
A southeast Kansas sheriff has been charged with two misdemeanors stemming from a driving under the influence arrest. Montgomery County Sheriff Robert Dierks was charged Friday with interference with a law enforcement officer and witness intimidation. His first appearance was Wednesday. The Kansas...
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November 16, 2018 - 7:00 pm
A Kansas jury took less than fifteen minutes to find Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir not guilty of a misdemeanor for allegedly slapping a handcuffed man. The verdict Friday followed a three-day trial in a case the sheriff has called a "politically motivated witch hunt" by the county attorney'...
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Dreamstime
December 08, 2017 - 5:01 pm
Authorities say heroes helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters Friday that a substitute teacher heard the gunshots Thursday morning at Aztec High School but didn't have a key to lock the door to the computer lab...
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Dreamstime
September 18, 2017 - 8:23 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is refusing to release booking photos of some people accused of child sex crimes. A provision in state law allows authorities to pick and choose which mugshots to publicly release. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that policy is now being...
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