KBI announces arrests following Wednesday night aggravated robbery in Garnett

GARNETT, Kan. – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation announced today that three arrests were made Thursday afternoon in connection to an aggravated robbery incident in Garnett, Kan.

At approximately 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the Garnett Police Department responded to an aggravated robbery report at Papa’s Front Porch Antiques, 618 E. Sixth St., Garnett. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found a female victim who had been physically battered and robbed. She was transported to the Anderson County Hospital for serious injuries sustained during the robbery.

On Thursday as a result of investigative efforts by the KBI, Garnett Police Department, Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, and Osawatomie Police Department, evidence was collected that led to the arrests of Billy Joe Waters, 43, and Harold Stults, 36, both of Osawatomie, Kan., and Daniel Vannorman, 30, Garnett.

Vannorman was arrested in Garnett, and Waters and Stults were arrested at separate locations in Osawatomie. Each arrest took place without incident. All three suspects were booked into the Anderson County Jail for aggravated robbery.

The investigation is ongoing, according to the KBI.

Information thanks to Kansas Bureau of Investigation.

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