May 26, 2024

Garden City man arrested in aggravated assault case

Garden City, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–A Garden City man was arrested Saturday morning in connection to an aggravated assault.

Officers arrested 50-year-old Fray Membreno-Sanabria, as he faces charges from the incident.
 
At around 7:30 am Saturday morning, Officers of the Garden City Police Department were dispatched to the southeast part of Garden City for a disturbance. When Officers arrived, they observed Membreno-Sanabria with family members in front of their residence when Membreno-Sanabria shot a firearm into the driveway. Officers instructed Membreno-Sanabria to drop the weapon, and after several commands, Membreno-Sanabria dropped the firearm and was taken into custody without incident.
 
The investigation revealed that Membreno-Sanabria was allegedly intoxicated, and family members left the residence out of safety but later returned. Upon their return, Membreno-Sanabria allegedly pointed the firearm and threatened harmed against the family members multiple times.
 
Membreno-Sanabria was lodged in the Finney County Jail for Aggravated Assault, Criminal Threat, and Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm.
 
*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.*