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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

Wichita man arrested for allegedly assaulting Ark City officer

Lambert also booked into jail on suspicion of disorderly conduct in disturbance

Arkansas City Police Department badgeARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (May 18, 2018) The Arkansas City Police Department arrested a Wichita man May 17 after he allegedly assaulted a police officer during a disturbance.

Jaime Bud Lambert, 50, was arrested on suspicion of assault of a law enforcement officer and disorderly conduct, both of which are misdemeanors.

Lambert was transported to and booked into the Cowley County Jail in lieu of $1,500 bond through Cowley County District Court in Arkansas City. He has posted bond and been released from custody.

Officers received a report about 3:55 p.m. May 17 regarding two suspicious individuals in the 1300 block of South Second Street. One of them was located in the 1000 block of South Summit Street.

During this initial contact, the suspect arrived at the location and began screaming at an officer.

Lambert was not compliant with instructions from the officer, who displayed a Taser in preparation for possible deployment.

The suspect then stopped advancing toward the officer, but he allegedly continued to be verbally abusive toward him. Backup officers arrived and he was taken into custody.

A defendant’s guilt or innocence is to be determined by a court of law.