Sedgwick County Sheriff’s detention deputy arrested

(KSN File Photo)
(KSN File Photo)

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WICHITA, Kansas – A Sedgwick County Sheriff’s detention deputy has been arrested.

At a press conference Friday morning, Sheriff Jeff Easter said that a detention deputy stole a debit card from an inmate in the work release program and used it to spend money.

Investigators tracked the stolen card to a business where surveillance video was obtained showing the deputy.

“The individual was taken upstairs where he was interviewed in reference to the case and after that interview he was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail for criminal use of financial card and theft,” said Easter.

He has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

The case will be presented to prosecutors within a few days for a decision on charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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