Police & Sheriff

Incidents Reported



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Non-injury accident, E. 10th Ave. and Exchange St., 2:51 p.m.

Non-injury accident, 800 E. Sixth Ave., 4:19 p.m.

Injury accident, 2200 W. 24th Ave., 9:16 p.m.

Animal bite, 1200 W. 12th Ave., 10:50 p.m.

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Non-injury accident, E. 11th Ave. and Exchange St., 6:38 a.m.

Animal problem, 1100 Chestnut St., 7:00 a.m.

Warrant - arrest, 400 Mechanic St., 7:36 a.m.



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Frankie Welch, 514 W. Boon St., Madison, no headlights and DUI, July 31

Marqus Moya, 10 S. Mechanic St., suspended driver’s license

Jose Reyes-Ambriz, 216 Neosho St., domestic battery, Aug. 1

Nathan Sexton, 608 W. Fifth Ave., battery, Aug. 1

Clinton Jenkins, 2083 Third St., Reading, fail to report accident, Aug. 1

Miguel Castro, 321 Sherman St., failure to yield, no proof of insurance and suspended driver’s license, Aug. 2

Eric Schaeffer, 1310 S. 33rd St., Kansas City, speeding and suspended driver’s license, Aug. 3

Jake Owens, 14120 Russell St., Overland Park, careless driving, Aug. 4

Cody Wheeler, 1214 N. Purdom, Olathe, following too close, Aug. 4


Pet Patrol

To report a lost or found pet, call the Humane Society at 342-4477, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Animal emergency

For a nuisance animal or animal in need of care, call the Emporia Police Department, 343-4200, or the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, 342-5545.

Emporia Animal Shelter

Arrangements to claim or adopt pets at the animal shelter, 1216 Hatcher St., can be made by calling 340-6345 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday - Wednesday.

Emporia Veterinary Hospital

Pets may be up for adoption at the Emporia Veterinary Hospital: 342-6515.


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