Arrest Warrants Served

DATE: 08-13-2013

TO:  All Media

FROM:  Sheriff Dan Peak

RE:  Arrest warrants

 

Details:

On August 09, 2013 Officers with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department executed two arrest warrants that were both issued from the District Court of Crawford County, Kansas.

Billy Joe Bridgewater age forty-eight was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies without incident. Bridgewater, 1081 E. 680 Ave.  Arcadia, KS  was arrested for one count of Rape with a child under the age of fourteen. The investigation stems from an on-going investigation that began in March, 2013. The alleged crime would have occurred in the year 2011 at Bridgewater’s residence.

Bridgewater is currently incarcerated at the Crawford County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.

The second arrest warrant that was issued from the District Court of Crawford County, Kansas was for Richard W. Lindsey age forty-seven. Lindsey, who had been living in Neosho County, Kansas was arrested by the Neosho County Sheriff’s Department and then transferred to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department for one count of Rape with a child under the age of eighteen. The alleged crime would have occurred at Lindsey’s residence when he resided in rural Crawford County, Kansas between the years 2012 and 2013.

Lindsey is currently incarcerated at the Crawford County jail in lieu of $50,000 bond.