photo of Steven Frederick from KAKE News
Posted: Wednesday, 06 August 2014 12:46PM
Sdg. Co. Inmate Charged: Battery of Deputy
WICHITA - The Sedgwick County sheriff's department says shortly after midnight on Sunday, August 3, a female detention deputy was attacked by an inmate in Pod 8 of the Detention Facility. The department says the inmate punched the deputy several times before being subdued by the deputy with the assistance of other detention deputies that came to her aid.
Following the attack the deputy was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and released; the inmate received no injuries. The deputy is a seven-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office.
On August 5, the District Attorney’s Office charged the inmate, 41-year-old Steven Frederick, with one felony count of Battery of a Law Enforcement Officer.
KAKE News reports Frederick was being held on a number of charges, including theft, and battery of a law enforcement officer.