SRMC announces reduction in staff

Create: 04/06/2017 - 15:50

 WELLINGTON,Kan. - The Health Care Authority Board of Wellington authorized SRMC management to proceed with a reduction in staff.

The changes were made after careful consideration was given to preserving services SRMC provides to the community, and were made after receiving input from the medical staff. 
SRMC President & CEO Les Dean said “The cuts were necessary and will have minimal impact to patient care.” 
The reductions were effective immediately. 

Vandalism suspects in custody

Create: 04/04/2017 - 11:53

WELLINGTON, Kan. - Wellington Police have identified two juvenile males, currently in custody, responsibility for the recent rash of vandalism in our community.

Investigators are currently preparing paperwork to be presented to the Sumner County Attorney’s office later this week.


Vandalism in Wellington

Create: 04/03/2017 - 09:20

WELLINGTON, Kan. - Wellington Police is requesting the communities assistance locating and/or identifying the person(s) responsible for an overnight rash of vandalism. Numerous downtown business windows to include vehicle windows were damaged on March 31, including windows on the Wellington Police DARE vehicle.

Police are currently investigation and reviewing video surveillance. Any information you may have contact the Wellington Police Department at 620-326-3331, Wellington Sumner County Crimestoppers at 620-326-3135 or Sumner County E911. A reward has been offered

Haskins-Ybarra case gets continuance

Create: 03/23/2017 - 14:14

Eric Haskins-Ybarra appeared before Judge Scott McQuin Thursday, March 23. Haskins-Ybarra was granted a continuance to obtain a video from the Kansas Turnpike and also for the purpose of securing an attorney.

His next appearance is set for Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

Haskins-Ybarra was arrested Feb. 1 on a Sumner County Warrent for two counts of Domestic Battery, along with Robbery, Malicious Cruelty to an Animal and Cruelty to an Animal. He was released from the Sumner County Jail after post at $10,000 bond.

Wellington Police Dept. Daily Bulletin March 22, 2017

Create: 03/23/2017 - 08:34

Wellington Police Department Daily Bulletin

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

12:00am Officers took a report on a Juvenile Problem in the 1400 blk N. Blaine, city.

5:42am Officers investigated Criminal Damage to Property in the 1100 blk E. 16th, city.

7:50am Officers investigated a Theft in the 2100 blk N. A, city. Vehicle

9:02am Officers investigated a Burglary in the 1000 blk N. F, city.

10:32am Officers investigated a Theft in the 200 blk E. Lincoln, city. Power washer

Wellington Police Dept. Daily Bulletin: March 20, 2017

Create: 03/21/2017 - 09:53
Wellington Police Department Daily Bulletin
Monday, March 20, 2017
1:52am Officers investigated a Theft in the 600 blk N. Plum, city. Vehicle (recovered)
9:35am Non-Injury accident in the 300 blk S. Washington, city involving vehicles operated by Rita L. Compton, WF, 65, city and Franklin W. Butler, WM, 64, city.
On March 15th, 2017 at 9:54am Rodney L.

Wellington Police Dept. Daily Bulletin March 17 - 19, 2017

Create: 03/20/2017 - 08:59
Wellington Police Department Daily Bulletin
Friday, March 17, 2017
12:57am Officers investigated Interference with Law Enforcement Officers in the 400 blk N. Circle Drive, city.
12:57am Wesley J. Hodges, WM, 27, was arrested and charged with Interference with Law Enforcement Officers.
12:57am Wesley J.

Leckrone to undergo evaluation from SMHC

Create: 03/16/2017 - 11:35

Helen Leckrone appeared in court March 16. Attorney, Mike Brown requested a continuance from Judge Mott to follow this week's evaluation by Sumner Mental Health Center.

Leckrone's next court appearance is April 6 at 9 a.m. 31-year old Leckrone was booked in the Sumner County Jail on Feb. 24 with a charge of two Counts of Aggravated Criminal Threat. She is being held on a $20,000 bond, reduced from the original $100,000.  


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