Dec 02, 2019 5:55 PM

Salina man arrested on suspicion of battery of law enforcement officers

Posted Dec 02, 2019 5:55 PM

A 19-year-old Salina man was arrested after an incident at a local drinking establishment early Sunday morning.

Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said Monday that deputies were dispatched to Outlaws, 1676 State Street, for the report of a disorderly subject who wouldn't leave. When they arrived, they encountered Cole Butts, 19, of Salina, Soldan said.

Butts is accused of striking one deputy in the head and pushing another to the floor, Soldan said. Butts was arrested on suspicion of the following, Soldan said.

Battery of a law enforcement officer (two counts)

Consumption by a minor

Possession and display of a fictitious ID

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Police: Missing Inman man found safe

Andrus photo courtesy Inman Police

MCPHERSON COUNTY — A missing man from Inman, the subject of a statewide Silver Alert has been found and is safe.

The Inman Police Department reported that 70-year-old Richard W. Andrus was located safely overnight in Rice County

Authorities released no additional details.


MCPHERSON COUNTY – The Inman Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Inman man.


The whereabouts of Richard W. Andrus, 70, are unknown, and the public’s assistance is requested to help locate him.

Andrus is a 70-year-old white male, 5 ft. 11 in., 193 lbs. He is bald and has blue eyes. Andrus was last seen wearing a green jacket and jeans. He was last known to be driving a red 2013 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, with Vietnam Veteran tag 5123, heading in an unknown direction. Last point of contact with Andrus was at his home in Inman, Kan. at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1.

Andrus did possibly use his credit card at a Casey’s convenience store in Ellsworth, Kan. on Sunday evening. He does suffer from dementia. If you see Richard Andrus, or his vehicle, please immediately call 620-245-1266.