Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports
Kearny County Escapee Still At Large
01/07/2010

Law enforcement agencies throughout southwest Kansas spent Wednesday searching for a man who escaped from the Kearny County Jail back in October.

Mitchell Ebihara was first spotted on Sunday after Finney County sheriff’s deputies received a tip that he was staying at a mobile home just south of town. But as soon as they got to the house Ebihara bolted out the back door. He was then seen at different homes on Monday and Tuesday night, but again left before authorities could capture him.

Wednesday, the search continued near the area of the Arkansas Riverbed. Officials say there’s only one way Ebihara could have evaded law enforcement for so long.

A mile-long perimeter was set up southeast of town with barricades and officers posted at just about every block in between. Several different agencies searched in the bitter cold for the escapee on foot using ATV’s and K-9’s. Homes and other buildings were also searched.

Officials say they have no idea why Ebihara is still in Garden City months after escaping. He is still considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.

Authorities want to remind people that harboring or assisting Ebihara is a felony offense.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Liberal City Commission Approves Sale of 7th and Western Property, Construction of New Ballfields
Liberal Police Investigate Injury Accident
Arrest Made In Seward County Murder
Third Victim Dies In Plymell Explosion
Polygamous Exiles Worry Some in the Oklahoma Panhandle
Sentencing In Lightning Rod Case In Western Kansas
Ashford Shuts Down Dodge City  
Bingo Numbers for Game 6
US 160 To Get Rumble Strips
Milton Wolf To Make Western Kansas Tour
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Sublette Woman Arrested On Child Endangerment Charges
Bingo Numbers for Game 7
Weekend Rattler Roundup
Arrest Made In Seward County Murder
Milton Wolf To Make Western Kansas Tour
K-27 Project To Start In Greeley County
More One Run Heartache for Bee Jays
LHS Hosts Cross Country Camp this Week
Polygamous Exiles Worry Some in the Oklahoma Panhandle
BJ's Fall Into Fifth
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group