Garden City Man Arrested for Suspected Burglary; Additional Drug Charges

Judd WeilJune 8, 2021

Garden City Police Department arrested Ernest Whisler, 36 of Garden City, Kans. on June 5 after learning he allegedly committed several auto burglaries throughout Garden City the previous night.

 

GCPD also learned that Whisler allegedly attempted to make online purchases with stolen debit and credit cards.

 

That Saturday at around 9:00 a.m., GCPD officers were dispatched to the area of 1300 Summit Street in reference to a suspicious person, discovered to be Whisler.

 

Following investigation, Whisler was taken into custody.

 

Via a search warrant served at Whisler’s residence at 203 S. 9th Street, Apartment #B. officers located additional stolen property, along with narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia.

 

Officers made contact with the other occupant of the residence, Debra Escalante, 38 of Garden City and reprimanded her into custody.

 

Whisler was lodged in the Finney County Jail and could face possible charges on:

  • Burglary x 2
  • Possession of Stolen Property x 2
  • Unlawful Use of Computer x 5
  • Criminal Use of a Financial Card x 5
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Paraphernalia (F)
  • Possession of Paraphernalia (M)

 

Escalante was lodged in the Finney County Jail and could face possible charges on:

  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Paraphernalia (F)
  • Possession of Paraphernalia (M)
  • Possession of Stolen Property

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