An Ottawa Police sergeant was arrested Tuesday by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), according to KBI officials.
Tuesday morning an incident was reported to the Ottawa Police Department involving a sergeant of the department, officials said. The Ottawa Police Department requested the KBI investigate the allegation, which reportedly occurred at the sergeant’s home on Monday.
At approximately 5:18 p.m. Tuesday, Steven E. Burkhart, 38, of Ottawa, was arrested in the vicinity of Eighth and Ash streets. in Ottawa. Burkhart was transported to the Franklin County Jail where he was booked for battery and criminal threat.
The investigation is ongoing. No further information will be release at this time.