New Inmate Services

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The Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Inmate Canteen/Turnkey Corrections to provide opportunities for family members or friends to deposit funds into an inmate’s account. Other services allow inmates to receive video visits and email messages. Charges do apply. If you have a family member or a friend in the Crawford County Jail and have further questions, please refer to the website for more information.


Motor vehicle VIN/Title Inspections

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The hours have changed for Motor Vehicle VIN/Title inspections at the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.

In an effort to assist the Motor Vehicle tag office conclude its business day on time, our clerks at the S.O. will conduct inspections Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

These inspections are for Kansans tagging a vehicle that was purchased with an out-of-state title. There is a $20 fee for this service, which MUST be completed before your business at the MV office. Cash, checks or money orders are accepted, payable to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.

If you have any questions about the process, please call the S.O. at 620-724-8274 or the MV office 620-724-4959.

Injury Accident 07-15-13

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TO: All Media
DATE: July 15, 2013
RE: Injury Accident

On July 15, 2013 at 2:25 p.m. Crawford County Deputies responded to a one-vehicle injury accident on US 69 Hwy .5 miles north of 630 Ave.
The driver, Michelle Stevens, 38 years of age, of Girard was southbound on US 69 when the the 2004 Chevy Impala she was driving left the roadway onto the west gravel shoulder. Stevens over-corrected and went across roadway and into the east ditch.
Stevens and the passenger, Peerin Stevens, 4 yoa, of Girard were transported by Crawford County EMS to Via Christi Medical Center for unknown injuries.
Also responding to the scene was Arma Police and Arma Fire.
The accident remains under investigation.

Search Warrant- Liquor violation

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TO:  All Media

DATE:  July 15, 2013

FOR:  Immediate Release

RE: Liquor Violations

FROM:  Sheriff Dan Peak



On July 12, 2013 at 10:57 pm, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from State of Kansas Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control  Agents, served a search warrant upon Infinity Gentlemen’s Club 144 S. US 69 Hwy.


The club, which purports itself to be a BYOB (bring your own beverage) business was believed to be furnishing alcohol to patrons after collecting a cover charge at the door or without being properly licensed locally or through the State of Kansas to do so.


The club owner David L. Hughbank, 40 years of age, of Girard and Daniel L. Roberts, 42 years of age, of Ft. Scott were both taken into custody and charged with Operating an Open Saloon.  Both Hughbank and Roberts booked in and released on  $500 bonds.

Click it or Ticket results

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Subject:  Click it or Ticket results                                                       

Date:  June 11, 2013                                                       


From:  Sheriff Dan Peak


The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office conducted its Click it or Ticket campaign May 20- June 2.  Below are the results:

Hours worked:  129

Number of traffic stops:  294

Seatbelt Citations issued (by age group):

  • 18 and over:  297
  • 14-17:  0
  • 0-13:  7


  • Tickets:  6
  • Warnings:  14

Other Citations issued:  20

Arrests:  2

About the program:

The Click it or Ticket project is funded by a Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) grant.  The grant funds overtime costs for deputies who volunteer to work Click it or Ticket.  The project goal is to raise seatbelt usage, reduce traffic fatalities, and raise the child restraint rate in the State of Kansas.

All citations issued for seatbelt violations during this time were cited for the fine only.  Fines range from $10-$60, depending on the violation.  There were no court costs applied to the tickets.  Court costs are currently $98.

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office is especially pleased with the numbers in the 14-17 year old range.  This year and last year combined; ZERO (0) tickets have been issued to young drivers or passengers during the Click it or Ticket campaign.