4 p..m Friday (AP) — A man captured after a four-day search across southern Kansas has been charged with attempted capital murder in the shooting of a Butler
County sheriff’s deputy.
Forty-one-year-old Jan Tracy Kilbourne made a first appearance Friday afternoon in Butler County District Court. His court-appointed lawyer did not object when the state requested he be held on $1 million bond.
Kilbourne had been sought since early Monday, when the deputy was shot in the shoulder during a traffic stop near Augusta. The deputy is recovering at home.
Wichita police found Kilbourne around 3 a.m. Friday in a car outside a home. He was arrested without resistance.
The Butler County prosecutor cited Kilbourne’s previous criminal convictions in asking for the high bond.
Kilbourne declined to speak in court.
7 :55 a.m. (AP) — Wichita police say they have captured a man suspected of shooting and wounding a Butler County Sheriff’s deputy earlier this week.
Wichita Police Lt. Doug Nolte said Friday morning that Jan Kilbourne was arrested without resistance early Friday near an apartment in Wichita. No other details were immediately available.
Law enforcement officers have been looking for Kilbourne since Monday, when he allegedly shot the deputy in the shoulder during a traffic stop near Augusta.
The deputy is recovering at home from his wound.