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Wanted fugitive captured
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The Barton County Sheriff deputies arrested Eliseo Velasco Jr. age 28 of Great Bend at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 7. Velasco was a wanted fugitive for outstanding warrants.
Sheriff’s deputies developed information as to the whereabouts of Velasco. Sheriff’s officers obtained a search warrant for a residence in the 5900 Block of Eisenhower Court. Officers executed the warrant and arrested the suspect without incident.
Velasco was arrested on five outstanding warrants. The warrants ranged from probation violation to contempt of court. Two warrants were issued by the Barton County District Court and three were from the Great Bend Municipal Court.
Velasco was transported to the Barton County Jail and is being held in lieu of a $75,000 bond.