Franklin County Jail

Sheriff’s Office Arrests

• 8:09 a.m. Monday, 200 block of High Street, Princeton, Kenneth Bowers, 37, Princeton, on suspicion of aggravated assault, after being involved in an argument with multiple people.

• 4:37 p.m. Monday, 1400 block of South Main Street, Judaisha Williams, 21, Wichita, on a Franklin County warrant for probation violation.

• 9:30 p.m. Monday, Franklin County Adult Detention Center, 305 S. Main St., Ethan Leach, 28, Ottawa, on a Franklin County warrant for failure to appear.

• 8:12 a.m. Tuesday, 3600 block of I-35, Ottawa, Jonathan Freiden, 43, Leawood, on suspicion of driving under the influence, after being stopped for a traffic infraction.

Police Department Arrests

• 10:57 p.m. Tuesday, 700 block of South Main Street, Ashley Weber, 25, Ottawa, on suspicion of domestic battery and interference with law enforcement.

Sheriff’s Office News


• 6:30 a.m. Monday, 4800 block of Utah Road, a 68-year-old Wellsville man reported the theft of his Polaris ATV. Estimated loss was $4,000.

• 1:02 p.m. Tuesday, 300 block of Monroe Street, Pomona, a 57-year-old Pomona woman reported a bag of pool salt was stolen from her front porch. Estimated loss was $32.


• 4:51 p.m. Monday, 3500 block of U.S. 59, a 2008 GMC driven by Tavin Dugan, 23, Holton, was northbound on I-35 when it entered the U.S. 59 northbound on-ramp. While negotiating the on-ramp, Dugan’s vehicle left the roadway to the left and struck a sign, then over-corrected, crossed the roadway again and left the roadway to the right, coming to a rest in the ditch. No injuries reported.

• 10:49 p.m. Monday, 1500 block of K-68, Ottawa, a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Jeffrey Totten, 30, Pomona, was westbound on K-68 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway. No injuries reported.

• 5:39 a.m. Tuesday, 1000 block of K-68, Pomona, a 2010 Suzuki Kizashi driven by Michael Burkdoll, 32, Osage City, was eastbound on K-68 when it struck a deer that entered the roadway. No injuries reported.

Police Department News


• 11:46 a.m. Tuesday, Taco Bell, 2304 S. Princeton St., the restaurant reported a known subject tried to purchase items with counterfeit money. Case is under investigation.


• 6:13 p.m. Monday, 500 block of East Fifth Street, a 47-year-old Ottawa man reported the theft of a bicycle from his yard by an unknown suspect. The bicycle was later recovered.

• 2:47 p.m. Tuesday, Walmart Supercenter, 2101 S. Princeton St., the store reported a known subject stole items on multiple occasions. Case is under investigation.

• 4:29 p.m. Tuesday, Dollar General, 305 N. Main St., the business reported an unknown subject stole items from the store.