Cherokee County burglary investigation yields another arrest

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. – Cherokee County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested a fourth suspect in connection to the January burglary of multiple storage units in Riverton.

On Friday, May 1, detectives served a search warrant on Sable Drive in the southeastern corner of Cherokee County.

There they apprehended 36-year-old Christopher Whitney.

Whitney was transported to the Cherokee County Jail after being charged with Burglary, Theft, Possession of Narcotics and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.Christopher Whitney

Several other search warrants have been served by Sheriff’s Investigators in recent weeks, leading to the recovery of stolen property, seizure of cocaine and methamphetamine and numerous arrests.

Three others who were previously arrested are facing criminal action for their roles in the burglaries.

Per our station policy, those names will be withheld until charges are pressed.

All of the previously arrested suspects are also facing various burglary and drug-related criminal charges.