Halstead Police Department

  • Agency: Halstead Police Department
  • Address: 303 Main St, Halstead, 67056 KS
  • Chief: Austin Hamilton (Chief of Police)
Phone: 316-835-2266
Fax: 316-835-3759

Halstead Police Department is located at 303 Main St, Halstead, 67056 KS. The Chief of Police of the department is Austin Hamilton. The Halstead Police Department phone number is 316-835-2266.

Halstead Police Department News

Due too damage to the levee from vehicles driving on it vehicle access has been blocked. Only maintenance or emergency vehicles are allowed on the land between the levee and the river. People are still allowed to be on foot and walk on this property to enjoy nature however there will be NO motorized vehicles allowed. Per City Council instructions we will be enforcing a zero tolerance policy on this and will be issuing citations for a first offense with penalties increasing for repeat offenders.

Police Reports 5/22/2018-6/03/2018 On 05/22/2018 at 2017 hours Jacquelin Phillips, WF/36, reports the theft of a 20 inch Next brand bicycle. On 05/24/2018 at 1820 hours Joseph Becker, WM/44, reports the theft of a 4’ by 10’ trailer. On 5/24/2018 at 2031 hours Debbie Taylor, WF/56, reports her identity being used in another state. On 05/25/2018 at 0720 hours Enis Hamidovic, WM/24, was arrested for Battery DV and confined. On 05/25/2018 at 2227 hours Dan L. Roberts, WM/61, was cited for Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On 05/26/2018 at 1018 hours Jeremy Will, WM/38, reports the vehicle he was driving struck a vehicle driven by Norma Dean, WF/79. On 05/28/2018 at 1929 hours a concern for welfare case was assigned. On 05/30/2018 at 1400 hours Officers assisted the Kansas Department of Labor fraud department and arrested Brenda Cordero, WF/47 and Ernest Cordero, WM/49 on warrants. On 05/31/2018 at 2115 hours a concern for welfare case was assigned. On 06/01/2018 at 2133 hours Lindsey Jones, WF/17, reports the vehicle she was driving struck the vehicle driven by Daniel Walker, WM/34. On 06/01/2018 at 1919 hours Edgar Soto-Garcia, HM/43, was arrested for driving while suspended and confined. On 06/02/2018 at 2102 hours Kenneth Blair, WM/56, reported the vehicle he was driving struck a gas meter owned by the City of Halstead.

Police Reports 04/30/2018-05/21/2018 On 04/30/2018 at 1425 hours juvenile concern for welfare case assigned. On 05/04/2018 at 2010 hours Austin D. Slaughter, WM/24, was arrested for DUI, No Insurance, Illegal Tag, and Transportation of an open container and confined. On 05/08/2018 at 1106 hours Child in need of care case was assigned. On 05/10/2018 at 0444 hours a Juvenile Interference with LEO, No driver’s License, and curfew case assigned. On 05/13/2018 at 1718 hours 2 juveniles were advised criminal trespass at the Halstead Hospital. On 05/14/2018 at 1720 hours Vinton Robuck reports his vehicle was struck while parked in the parking lot of Halsted High School. Robuck stated the vehicle left without reporting the accident. On 05/17/2018 at 1245 hours Matthew T. Allen, WM/27, reports his unlocked vehicle entered while it was parked in the 300 block of East 8th. Allen stated fishing equipment, a trolling motor, and boat battery were taken from the vehicle.

Last night it was an honor to attend the 2018 Senior Honors Banquet at Halstead High School and award the Halstead Police Department Career Advancement Scholarship. Chief Orem attended the banquet and presented the scholarship to Sarah Koehn. Sarah has a passion for helping others and a desire to further her education with the end goal of becoming a Law Enforcement Officer.

Police Reports 04/24/2018-04/30/2018 On 04/24/2018 at 0235 hours Cory A. Heck reports someone setting off fireworks on his property. On 04/25/2018 at 0030 hours a disturbance was reported at 223 Spruce St. On 04/26/2018 at 2002 hours a search warrant was executed at 401 W. 10th Apt. 23. Mercedes D. Aycock, WF/22, was arrested at the residence for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and confined. On 04/29/2018 at 0035 hours a juvenile drug and curfew case was assigned.

Officer Robinson took some time the other day to eat lunch and hangout with the kids at recess! Looks like he got his work out in for the day!!

############# Update ############## Mercedes Aycock, WF/22, was arrested at the residence for Possession of Meth, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and confined. The Halstead Police Department is executing a search warrant at 401 W 10th Apt. 23 for suspected Illegal narcotics activity. There is no danger to the public and we will continue to keep you updated as the case evolves. 🚔

Police Reports 04/10/2018-04/23/2018 On 04/15/2018 @ 1350 hours a juvenile concern for welfare was assigned. On 04/18/2018 @1940 hours Braeden S. Odendahl, WM/20, reports the vehicle he was driving backed into a vehicle owned by Terri M. McHaley, WM/59. 04/18/2018 @ 2230 hours Kaylyn J. Hobbs, WF/29, reports her vehicle was entered but reported nothing missing. 04/19/2018 @ 1516 hours a concern for welfare case was assigned. 04/23/2018 @ 1028 hours Brian L. Smith, WM/46, was arrested for Aggravated False Impersonation and Interference with a Law Enforcement Officer and confined.

Newton Police need your help. If you recognize this man please let them know or let us know and we will pass on your information.

Police Reports 4/03/2018-04/09/2018 On 04/04/2018 at 1600 hours Glenda C. Brandenberger WF/70, reports a theft by deception from her at her residence. On 04/06/208 at 1305 hours Sara J. Thompson, WF/34, was arrested for Battery DV and confined. Jonathan C. Pierce, WM/36, was also arrested for Battery DV and confined. On 4/06/2018 officers assisted the Kay County Sheriff Office locating and questioning an individual about a bomb threat made to their jurisdiction. On 04/08/2018 at 2350 hours Tammy C. Simpson-Yarborough, WF/53, reports receiving harassing text messages. Albion M. Norman WM/31, was issued a Halstead Municipal Court Summons for Harassment by Telephone. On 04/08/2018 at 2109 hours Nicole S. Norman, WF/43, was arrested for Battery DV and confined.

Police Reports 3/27/2018-04/02/2018 03/28/2018 at 1857 hours officers responded to 14935 NW 24th to assist the Harvey County Sheriff’s Department on a disturbance. 03/30/2018 at 0743 hours John W. Blackmon, WM/45, was arrested for driving while suspended, no liability insurance, and illegal tag. 03/31/2018 at 2015 hours juvenile harassment by telephone case assigned. 03/31/2018 at 1242 hours officers report finding a black Samsung tablet in the city. 04/02/2018 at 1730 hours Juvenile battery case assigned.

Police Reports 03/14/2018-03/26/2018 On 03/14/2018 at 1400 hours a juvenile welfare case/drug case was assigned. On 03/17/2018 at 1030 hours Jordan Mcginn, WM/20, reported losing his KS vehicle tag. On 03/18/2018 at 1453 hours officers found property belonging to Jay Jolliff. On 03/26/2018 at 2155 hours Dezerae L. Schauf, WF/35, reports the vehicle she was driving struck a vehicle owned by Bradley J. Drake while it was legally parked on Wills CT.

This is just down the road from Halstead. Be aware that Sedgwick County has a group of individuals traveling to small communities in the area, committing burglary’s, and leaving back to the Wichita area. Stay vigilant and lock your houses, cars, and garages.

Please do not post your spring break travel plans on Facebook. This only alerts people that you will be gone and your house is unattended making it an easy target to take your possessions. Wait until you arrive back home safe to post your pictures and what you did for everyone to see. Have a great spring break and travel safe!!

Police Reports 2/27/2018-3/12/2018 On 02/27/2018 juvenile advised criminal trespass case assigned. On 02/27/2018 unattended death case assigned. On 03/01/2018 an employee of Jump Start reports a forged check being received at the business. 03/01/2018 juvenile advised criminal trespass case assigned. On 03/01/2018 juvenile concern for welfare assigned. On 03/02/2018 Travis D. Scharff, WM/37, was arrested for Battery DV and Criminal Damage to property. On 03/02/2018 concern for welfare case assigned. On 03/02/2018 Robert A. Clark, WM/29, was arrested for a Halstead Municipal Court warrant. On 03/03/2018 Steven M. Dake, WM/24, was arrested for DUI and Criminal Possession of a firearm by a felon. On 03/03/2018 Laverne A. Ediger, WM/77, reports his garage entered and a 1996 Chevy truck, tools, and money taken. On 03/05/2018 Derrick A. Hulen, WM/31, was arrested for DUI. On 03/05/2018 juvenile advised criminal trespass case assigned.

Have you ever wondered about crime trends in Halstead and what is happening locally within our town? Pick up a copy of this weeks Harvey County Independent. Editor Jared Janzen has an article showing the case totals for the last year and 3 year comparison.

Police Reports 02/20/2018-02/26/2018 On 02/21/2018 @ 0805 hours juvenile concern for welfare case assigned 02/22/2018 @ 1620 hours Patricia Newman, WF/59, reports a Burglary to her vehicle as it was parked in the 100 block of East 3rd. Taken was a checkbook containing her personal checks.

Police Reports 02/11/2018 through 2/19/2018 On 2/17/2018 @ 1749 hours the officer on duty was dispatched to assist Burrton Police on a traffic stop in the 2400 block of S. Burmac Rd. On 2/17/2018 @ 1851 hours Nichole P. Littlejohn WF/23 was arrested for Battery DV and Criminal Damage to Property. On 2/18/2018 @ 1648 hours the officer on duty was dispatched to assist the Sedgwick police department on disturbance at 503 Madison.

Police Reports 1/25/2018-02/10/2018 On 01/25/2018 @ 0731 hours Danielle E. Delahunt WF/25 was arrested for 1.) Driving without a license and 2.) Criminal carry of weapons On 01/26/2018 @1347 hours Marcus Nelson BM/35 was arrested for a warrant through Halstead Municipal court for Failure to Appear original charge of Possession of Marijuana. On 01/27/2018 @2150 hours Juvenile concern for welfare case assigned On 01/30/2018 @1933 hours Alice Considine WF/83 reports losing a gold ring at 915 Mcnair. On 01/30/2018 @ 1514 hours Nathan Talcott WM/43 reports losing medication. On 01/30/2018 @ 1800 hours Juvenile concern for welfare case assigned On 01/31/2018 @ 1438 hours Juvenile concern for welfare case assigned On 02/01/2018 @ 1124 hours Christina D. Chapman WF/35 was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On 02/201/2018 @ 1845 hours Jessica Ritter WF/36 was arrested for Possession of a narcotic and Theft. On 02/06/2018 @ 1145 hours Juvenile Drug case assigned On 02/09/2018 @ 1200 hours Hamilton Bender WM/47 was arrested for Driving While Suspended and Illegal vehicle registration. 02/09/2018 @ 1653 June A. Walter was arrested for a warrant through the State of Oklahoma. On 02/10/2018 @ 1014 hours a domestic disturbance was reported.

Press 01/04/2018 @ approximately 00:31 hours officer dispatched to 801 W. 2nd for a report of criminal damage. 01/05/2018 @ approximately 21:48 hours officer dispatched to 520 W. 6th for damage to a vehicle. 01/06/2018 @ approximately 02:04 hours dispatch advised Reno County requesting assistance in a traffic pursuit. 01/06/2018 @ approximately 21:43 hours officer dispatched to 602 Pine for a criminal damage to property.

Press 12/31/2017 @ approximately 21:30 hours at 900 W. 6th Marcus Branstetter was arrested and taken to Harvey County Detention Center for Driving while suspend. Illegal transportation of open container, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 01/01/2018 @ approximately 02:28 hours at 805 Pine Street Officer arrested Leanne Kent for Domestic Battery,she was transported to Harvey County Detention Center. 01/01/2018 @ approximately 09:18 hours Officer dispatched to 726 Spruce for a stolen vehicle report.

Press 12/20/2017 @ approximately 20:25 hour’s suspicious activity 36th and Essex. 12/20/2017 @ approximately 21:09 hours child in need of care spruce and 6th. 12/20/2017 @ approximately 03:15 hours alarm @ 900 North Street. 12/22/2017 @ approximately 23:46 hours two speed violations. 12/23/2017 @ approximately 0113 hours ticket for no child safety restraints X 3. 12/23/2017 three speeding violations tickets.

We always have a great time with the kids! Thanks for allowing us to come be a part of your day!

Press 12/10/2017 @ approximately 18:00 hours Officer arrested Ryeder Gonzalez for PFA violation. 12/12/17 @ approximately 20:50 hours Officer making a routine traffic stop sited driver for possession of drug para, possession of Marijuana, Possession of Alcohol, No valid Driver’s license, and no proof of insurance. 12/13/2017 @ approximately 18:00 hours Officer arrested Austin Jeffery Deaton for warrant out of Sedgwick County. 12/16/2017 Officer dispatched to 704 Walnut for a possible dispute. 12/17/2017 Officer dispatched to 110 Poplar for criminal damage report. 12/18/2017 Officer dispatched to 203 Main for an entry alarm.

Press 12/05/2017 @ approximately 11:00 am Halstead resident reports to the Halstead Police Station of a Domestic Battery… Case Under investigation 12/05/2017 @ approximately 11:25 am Halstead resident reports to the Halstead Police Station of a Rape…. Case Under investigation