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

Get Adobe Flash player

Friday, 09 October 2015
Login |  Register 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Low  51°
High 72°
Low  54°
High 84°
Low  58°
High 89°
Low  47°
High 76°
Low  50°
High 82°
Low  52°
High 85°
Low  52°
High 80°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 72°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Liberal Police Officer Jailed While On Duty In Hays

A Liberal police officer remains in the Ellis County Jail after his arrest on a felony warrant out of Oklahoma.

Robert Allen Buchanan, 40, Liberal, was arrested Tuesday during a routine accident investigation, Hays Police Chief Don Scheibler reported Friday.

The accident was reported Tuesday to the Hays Police Department after a vehicle backed into a Liberal Police cruiser in the 200 block of East Seventh.

The existence of the felony warrant out of Beckham County, Okla., was discovered when a HPD officer was making a routine check of the Liberal officer's driver's license.

Buchanan and another officer were in Hays transporting a prisoner.

The warrant stems from an embezzlement case.

The warrant for Buchanan's arrest was filed Jan. 25, 2010, according to court records in Oklahoma.

The warrant was based on an affidavit that was filed by the Elk City Police Department, according to the records.

No statement was given by the Liberal Police Department.

© Hays Daily News/Mike Corn
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.
Cannaley 12/26/2012 2:17 PM
To serve and protect? Wow good job on the background check on this officer. Hard to believe felons arresting people and protecting our community. Hopefully LPD will comment on this situation with this officer. I know your innocent until proven guilty, but really looks like a huge joke to other communities

Eikenberry Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter
Chuckwagon Chow-Down to help raise funds for Levi Foreman
Friday's Scores
LHS Hosts Homecoming Friday
“Jackalopes, Hodags, and Other Larger than Life Myths from the American Road”
Kansas To Outsource Vehicle Dealer Title Work
Enrollment Continues to Increase at USD 480 Schools
Buffaloes Burst Past Redskins
Friday's Games
Middle School Results
Click Here For All Stories

LHS Girls Golf Fourth at Syracuse
Friday's Games
Redskins Blank Hays for Fifth Straight Win
Middle School Results
Sebastian Morales is Winner of Billy's 10 Best Scholarship  
Israel Arroyo is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Hutch Rallies for Win in Raucous Green House
“Jackalopes, Hodags, and Other Larger than Life Myths from the American Road”
Baker Arts Presents Joseph Hall's Elvis Tribute
Eliel's Heady Play Lifts Redskins Over Buffaloes
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

©2015 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