June 19, 2024

Garden City man arrested after using church’s debit card

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–Authorities are continuing an investigating a case of criminal use of a financial cart and theft.

On January 31,  the Garden City Police Department was contacted by the First Baptist Church in Garden City, and learned that an individual had been using the church’s debit card, and the church was missing approximately $100,000.00.
 
During the investigation, 36-year-old Manuel Terrazas of Garden City, was identified as the suspect.
 
On Tuesday, Terrazas was arrested at the Finney County Law Enforcement Center. He  was lodged in the Finney County Jail on 162 counts of Criminal Use of a Financial Card, and 162 counts of Theft.
 
*The person(s) involved has not yet been convicted of a crime and are presumed innocent. The presumption of innocence shall continue until such time that the person(s) accused may be found guilty by a court of law.*