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Tue, 11/24/2020 - 16:47
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Deputies seize cash, drugs and motorcycle
GREAT BEND — On Thursday, Nov. 19, Barton County Sheriff’s detectives received information about a wanted felon being at a residence in Great Bend, according to Sheriff Brian Bellendir. Detectives conducted a surveillance operation and observed the individual leaving the residence. A traffic stop was conducted and the suspect, identified as Jesse Julian, 37, Raymond, was taken into custody. Further investigation revealed Julian was in possession of more than 100g of methamphetamine, according to Bellendir. In addition to a District Court Warrant and a probation violation, Julian  is being held on requested charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Deputies also seized $3,000 cash as well as a 2015 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, according to Bellendir. (HaysPost.com)

Two injured after accident at Tyson facility
HUTCHINSON — Two people were injured in an industrial accident Friday, Nov. 20, in Hutchinson. Just before 8:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to the Tyson Prepared Foods facility in the 500 Block of South Main in Hutchinson. According to the Hutchinson Fire Department a group of contractors were working on the refrigeration system when ammonia was released.  Two people were hurt, one was transported with what appeared to be critical injuries, according to Reno County 911. Tyson officials would not comment at the scene Friday.  (HutchPost.com)

Police K9 pulls man from pickup after chase
SALINA — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect after a pursuit through part of south Salina. Last Thursday morning, police were sent to the 2700 block of South Ninth Street in Salina for the report of a suspected intoxicated driver who was operating a white 2017 Ford F-150, according to Salina Police Captain Gary Hanus. While the vehicle was pursued by Salina police officers, the driver of the pickup, later identified as James Batterton, 61, Wichita, failed to stop for a traffic control device, exceeded the posted speed limit, and crossed the centerline of the roadway. When the pickup did finally come to a stop, the driver refused to exit the vehicle. A police canine was deployed and pulled the driver from the vehicle. EMS transported Batterton to Salina Regional Health Center and treated for lacerations. He was then arrested on the requested charges that include Driving While Under the Influence, Fleeing/Attempt to Elude, Speeding, Traffic Control Device Violation, Transporting an Open Container and Interference. (Salina Journal)

Man jailed for alleged violent attack on woman
JUNCTION CITY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect after an alleged violent attack on a woman. Just after 7 a.m. last Thursday, deputies responded to the Geary Community Hospital after the report of a woman who had been shot and raped. Deputies also responded and secured the residence where the incident allegedly occurred. A Junction City Police Officer located and took into custody a man matching the description of the suspect at a residence. He was later identified as 36-year-old Darien Manning of Milford. Manning is being held on requested charges of Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Kidnapping, Rape and Violation of a Protect Order. (JCPost.com)

Salina man dies after being ejected when SUV rolls
SALINA — One person died in an accident just before 9:30 a.m. last Thursday in Saline County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1997 Honda Passport driven by Justin Maurice Anthony, 22, Salina, was westbound on Interstate 70 just east of Niles Road. The SUV left the roadway to the right, entered the north ditch, rolled multiple times and ejected the driver. A passenger Caitlynn Nicole Drowns, 22, Salina, was entrapped. Anthony was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home. EMS transported Drowns to Salina Regional Medical Center. Anthony was not wearing a seat belt, according to the KHP. (SalinaPost.com)

11th Kansas inmate dies after positive COVID-19 test
TOPEKA — A Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF) resident who died last week Wednesday had tested positive for COVID-19. This is the fifth resident death from LCF, and the eleventh resident death related to COVID-19 for the department, according to a media release from the Kansas Dept. of Corrections. The resident was transported from LCF to the hospital on Nov. 13 where he tested positive for COVID-19. The resident was an 81-year-old white male with underlying medical concerns that contributed to his condition. He was serving a life sentence for first degree murder and aggravated robbery. The Lansing Correctional Facility, formerly the Kansas State Penitentiary, is the oldest and largest state correctional facility in Kansas and serves only males. The capacity of the facility is 2,432 residents. (JCPost.com)