Jan 14, 2020 2:17 PM

Kansas woman arrested after dog found in cage in dumpster

Posted Jan 14, 2020 2:17 PM
Hardyway photo Sedgwick Co.
Hardyway photo Sedgwick Co.

At approximately 8 p.m. on Thursday, the WPD animal services section received a phone call from the Wichita Animal Action League regarding information they had received about a living brown Pitbull and Boxer mix inside of a cage and discarded in a trash dumpster in the 2200 block of South Oliver in Wichita, according to officer Charley Davidson.

Photos coutesy Wichita Animal Action League
Photos coutesy Wichita Animal Action League

The WPD animal services section and WPD animal cruelty investigator went to work on the case.  The investigation, tips provided to Crime Stoppers, and witness interviews led to the arrest of 26-year-old Raykesha Hardyway of Wichita on requested charges animal cruelty, abandonment - failure to provide adequate provisions and an outstanding warrant.

Wichita Animal Action League
Wichita Animal Action League

The Animal Action League described the dog as “very sweet and loving." The group is asking for donations for his medical care. The dog was dehydrated and will need slow, small meals over a long period of time because feeding him too quickly could be dangerous. It will likely be months before he is eligible for adoption.

The case will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.

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Kan. man faces 7 years in prison for dollar store robbery
Williams photo Harvey County

WICHITA, KAN. – A Kansas man pleaded guilty Jan. 13, to committing an armed robbery at a Family Dollar in south Wichita, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

 Toney D. Williams, 25, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of robbery. In his plea, he admitted that on Oct. 1, 2019, he displayed a handgun when he robbed a Family Dollar at 2301 S. Seneca.

 Sentencing is set for April 13. Both parties have agreed to recommend a sentence of 84 months in federal prison.