A Garden City man was arrested Saturday night for several charges including aggravated assault. At 7:15 p.m. Garden City Police were called to the 300 block of W Santa Fe St. for a reported man with a gun. The suspect was gone when officers arrived.
The investigation revealed a graduation celebration was occurring in the front yard at a residence in the 300 block of W Santa Fe when they were approached by Joe Fry, 21, a conversation ensued, and Joe referred he was armed with a gun. A short time later Fry was seen walking down the alley pointing a handgun at the people in the front yard at the party. The victims in the yard fled the area and called the police.
While police were searching the area, Fry was located and fled from police on foot. Fry jumped the fence to the City of Garden City Fleet Maintenance shop and was arrested without incident inside the shop lot.
After the arrest of Fry a handgun, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were located in the area the arrest was made. Officers also located electronic items and tools that had just been taken from a residence in the 500 block of W Santa Fe.
Fry was arrested and lodged in the Finney County Jail and could face the possible charges of:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Interference with a Law Enforcement Officer
Criminal Use of a Weapon
The investigation continues.
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