Elwood police officer arrested on sex related charges

Doniphan County jail records show 30-year-old Aaron Matthew Newberry was arrested July 21 by the Elwood Police Department.

Posted: Jul. 27, 2018 2:26 PM
Updated: Jul. 27, 2018 2:27 PM

(ELWOOD, Ks.) An Elwood, Kansas police officer is jailed in Doniphan County, arrested this month on sex related charges.

According to MSC News, Doniphan County jail records show 30-year-old Aaron Matthew Newberry was arrested July 21 by the Elwood Police Department.

According to the records, he's facing charges including aggravated sexual battery and mistreatment of a confined person.

Photos on Newberry's Facebook page, posted within the past two months, show him in full uniform, wearing the Elwood Police Department's badge.

It's not immediately known how long he has worked for the department, or what his current status is following his arrest.

Phone calls to Elwood police officials were not immediately returned.

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