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Two arrested for burglary, theft, near Melvern

MELVERN, Kan. – The Osage County Sheriff’s Office has reported that two people are in custody on charges of theft and burglary after a citizen reported a suspicious vehicle and subjects trespassing near Melvern Lake.

The call came in at 3:18 p.m. April 10, 2021, to the Osage County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center, with the caller reporting the subjects were possibly trespassing and removing items from private property near South Jordan Road and state Highway 31, near Melvern Lake. As deputies were responding to the location, the caller advised dispatch the vehicle was leaving. The caller provided direction of travel and a description of the suspect vehicle to dispatch.

While deputies were checking the area, a vehicle matching the suspect vehicle was located at a residence in the 1100 block of East 301st Street. Deputies made contact at the residence and located property suspected to be stolen from the original call location. Investigators responded and executed a search warrant at the residence locating stolen property and narcotics.

Kim L. Salzman, 64, of Melvern was arrested on suspicion of burglary, theft, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Christopher L. Winters, 53, of Melvern was arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft.

“We would like to thank the concerned citizen who reported this activity and remind citizens of the county ‘if you see something, say something,’” Sheriff Wells said.

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