Suspect arrested following violent Denison domestic

Jeffrey Bauman ( Credit: Jackson Co Sheriff's Office)

(KNZA)--A suspect is in custody following a violent domestic incident in the city of Denison Thursday afternoon.

Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said the Sheriff's Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded shortly after 1:00 to 505 Highland Avenue in Denison.

Jackson County EMS responded and provided medical aid to the victims.

The suspect, armed with a knife, was believed to have left the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement.

Morse said an area resident reported being the victim of the theft of a Ford 2001 Super Duty pickup with a Dodge bed trailer.

A Jackson County Sheriff's Office drone pilot located the truck and trailer in a wooded area north of Denison.

The suspect, 53-year-old Jeffrey Baumann, of Denison, was captured at a residence on 218th Road, north of Denison, shortly before 4:30.

Following his arrest, Bauman was booked into the Jackson County Jail.

Charges are pending in the case.

Holton USD 336 sent out a notice to Denison area parents Thursday afternoon regarding the incident.

The release is below in its entirety.

Parents in the Denison Area.
Important Notice: A loose fugitive in the Denison area has led to restricted access.
Holton USD #336 is advised by local law enforcement to avoid the area.
Denison bus riders will be secured on the evening bus, taking an alternate route.
If an all clear isn't received before drop off, the bus will return to the Elementary School for parent pick up.
Please stay informed and prioritize safety.
Please do not try to wave our buses down as they will not stop to talk due to the situation of a loose fugitive.

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