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Ark City man arrested in connection with vehicle burglaries

Brown accused of four counts of burglary, as well as drugs, criminal trespass

Arkansas City Police Department badgeARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (Feb. 15, 2019) The Arkansas City Police Department arrested an Arkansas City man Jan. 16 in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries that occurred in January.

Trevor Scott Brown, 23, was arrested on suspicion of four felony counts of burglary of a motor vehicle, as well as one felony count each of possession of methamphetamine and no drug tax stamp.

He also was arrested on suspicion of seven misdemeanor counts of possession of stolen property, plus one misdemeanor count each of criminal trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

Brown was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in Winfield in lieu of $22,250 bond through Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City. He remained in custody at the time of this release.

Officers investigating a rash of vehicle burglaries identified Brown as a possible suspect on Jan. 16.

A search warrant was obtained and executed at his residence in the 400 block of North Second Street. Several stolen items were located inside the residence, as well as marijuana, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Brown was located in the home with meth and paraphernalia in his pocket.

Through investigation, police were able to recover several stolen items and return them to owners.

A defendant’s guilt or innocence is to be determined by a court of law.