CRIME & SAFETY
Hays apartment damaged in fire Saturday
On June 3 at approximately 4:34 p.m. the Hays Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire in a apartment complex located at 2704 Epworth Steet in Hays. Arriving fire crews found smoke coming from the apartment. Fire crews deployed an attack line to extinguish the fire and was quickly brought under control. Crews stayed on scene for several hours to clear out smoke and CO gases in neighboring apartments. Fire damage was limited to the original apartment.
Hays PD arrest log, May 14-20, 2023
All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. --------------------------------------------------------- Dick Benjamin Monroe Barnes, 40, Hays, was arrested May 16 at 1:13 a.m. on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs/alcohol. Keith Evan Pendergast, 65, Hays, was arrested May 16 at 1:25 p.m. on suspicion...
Former Hays, Schoenchen resident dead, after motorcycle strikes deer in Missouri
GREENE COUNTY –One person died in an accident just after midnight Wednesday, May 24, in Greene County, Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by former Hays and Schoenchen resident, James J. Brackney, 53, Springfield, was northbound on Farm Road 141 three miles north of Springfield.
Hays city leaders get first-hand look at police department MILO training
Thursday, Hays Mayor Shaun Musil and City Council members Reese Barrick and Mason Ruder had a first-hand look at the MILO simulator being used for training for members of the Hays Police Department over the past two weeks. The system gives participants a more holistic approach to training, incorporating various...
Hays police arrest man barricaded in attic
A 25-year-old Kansas man, found hiding in an attic, was arrested following a domestic disturbance in Hays on Wednesday morning.
🎥 Hays man arrested after standoff Wednesday
(Video by Jordan Schaeffer/Eagle Communications) On May 24, 2023, at approximately 8:32 a.m. the Hays Police Department received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 2700 block of Canal Blvd. The suspect was identified as 25yo Austin Boettcher. The police department received information that Boettcher was not allowing a...
Kansas man pleads no contest in DUI crash that injured 3
A Kansas man who was determined to have a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit when he caused an injury accident on Interstate 70 in Ellis County last year pleaded no contest to a pair of felony charges Wednesday in Ellis County District Court. Sergio Torres-Ramirez, 61, Wichita,...
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