Mistreatment of elders, theft, drug and weapon investigation; suspect arrested

Mistreatment of elders, theft, drug & weapon charge investigation; one suspect arrested
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PARSONS, Kan. – Labette County Deputies say the Kansas Bureau of Investigation arrested a Parsons man for theft, drug and weapon charges, and the mistreatment of elders.

On July 26 at around 3:45 p.m., officers arrested a 55-year-old man for the following:

  • Theft
  • Two counts of Mistreatment of an Elder Person
  • Criminal Threat
  • Two counts of Possession with the Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Stolen Property
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm
  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Misdemeanor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Following the arrest, officers booked the suspect into the Labette County Jail.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office, the Girard Police Department, the Labette County Sheriff’s Office, and the Parsons Police Department assisted in this investigation.