Ness County, Kansas sheriff arrested for several alleged crimes - KCTV5

Ness County, Kansas sheriff arrested for several alleged crimes

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Bryan Whipple. (Via the KBI and KWCH) Bryan Whipple. (Via the KBI and KWCH)
NESS COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -

After an investigation into official misconduct, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation arrested Ness County Sheriff Bryan Whipple on Thursday.

The KBI started the investigation into allegations against the Sheriff at the request of the Ness County Attorney.

Whipple, a 47-year-old from Ness City, was arrested on on Thursday at approximately 11:45 a.m. for perjury, making false information, criminal distribution of firearms to a felon, and official misconduct.

The alleged crimes are suspected to have occurred over the past four years.

Whipple made his first court appearance in Rush County District Court shortly after his arrest.

Ness County Attorney Kevin Salzman is expected to prosecute the case.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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