Press Releases

One Pill Can Kill

  This morning the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a Public Safety Alert to warn the American public of the alarming increase in fake prescription pills containing fentanyl and meth. These counterfeit pills are easy to purchase, widely available, and often contain deadly doses of fentanyl. DEA warns that pills purchased outside of a licensed […]

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Press Release for July 25th, 2021

On July 20, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 11000 block of Legion Drive, St. George, Pottawatomie County, Kansas for a past theft of a camper. The camper was stolen sometime between June 25, 2021 and July 20, 2021. The camper is described as a 2010 Salem 27-foot bumper pull camper, two […]

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Press Release for July 23rd, 2021

On Thursday July 22, 2021, at 12:54pm, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a person reporting they had been stabbed and they were driving on Westmoreland Road near Cree Road heading to Westmoreland, Kansas. First responders located the injured individual in a truck at Westmoreland Road and Rock Creek Road. The […]

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Press Release for July 7th, 2021

On Sunday, July 4, 2021, at 12:06am, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 phone call in reference to shots being fired into an occupied vehicle on Highway 24 near Bluebird Road, just west of Wamego. Deputies arrived on scene and determined that several individuals were in a silver Dodge Ram pick-up truck when […]

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Press Release for August 30th, 2021

On Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at about 1:15pm, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a homeowner about a person being in one of their outbuildings in the 19000 block of Lincoln Road in rural Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Sheriff’s Deputies and other law enforcement officers responded to the area looking for the […]

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Road Advisory – Hwy 24 & Crown C Circle

Beginning Tuesday, May 4th Highway 24 will be reduced to one lane in either direction from South Port Drive to Scottie Lane. Traffic will be shifted to the right lanes and this work zone will have a reduced speed limit of 45 MPH. This phase of the project will install storm sewer and left turn […]

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Missing Person – April 23rd, 2021

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating Rachael Dawn Stevens, a forty year-old white female who is a resident of Westmoreland, Kansas.  She was last believed to be in the Havensville, Kansas area in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Rachael is described as a white female […]

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Press Release for March 23rd, 2021

On Monday, March 22, 2021 at 5:50am, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a report of an Armed Robbery in progress at the Short Stop convenience store, 101 South Highway 99 in Westmoreland. Detectives were able to identify both subjects involved in the Armed Robbery. On March 22, 2021, Khoavun Raymond George, 21, of […]

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Press Release for March 22nd, 2021

On Monday, March 22, 2021 at 5:50am, Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a report of an Armed Robbery in progress at the Short Stop convenience store, 101 South Highway 99 in Westmoreland. Deputies arriving on scene learned that an individual had entered the store and displayed a firearm at the store clerk and […]

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Press Release for March 17th, 2021

On Monday March 15, 2021, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4600 block of K-99 Highway rural Wamego, for a reported theft of a white 2001 GMC G2500 van with an attached silver in color 2008 Titan 18’ flatbed dove tailed trailer containing a 2008 Polaris Ranger XP 900 EPS black in color […]

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