Missing Deputy Linked to Local Investigation

Create: 08/13/2019 - 16:35

Missing Deputy Linked to Local Investigation 

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating Deputy Derick A. Chandler, a white male, 29 years of age. Chandler went missing yesterday after being identified as a suspect in a case jointly investigated by the Wellington Police Department and the Summer County Sheriff’s Office. Chandler is listed as a missing person and is wanted for questioning in a felony investigation. We believe he may be a harm to himself or others.

Chandler was possible seen early Monday morning, August 12, 2019, in Wichita driving a 2015 Dodge Charger, white in color with a black stripe. There is a 60-day temporary tag on the vehicle.

If anyone sees him, citizens should call 911 and report the location to their local law enforcement agency. Citizens should not take any action themselves.

Questions concerning the criminal investigation will be referred to the Wellington Police Department and the Summer County Sheriff’s Office. Derick A. Chandler is believed to be driving a 2015 Dodge Charger, bearing Kansas Temporary Tag #C151751. The vehicle is described as white in color, black striping along the sides, hood, and rear trunk area, with a suspect "Renegade" window decal in the rear glass. Should you see and/or know the whereabouts of this vehicle notify your local law enforcement or contact 911.


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Terrence Dean Nichols
Terrence Dean Nichols (T.D.) was born and raised here in Wellington, KS. After graduating from Wellington High School in 2008 Terrence focused on his photography and skateboarding while working small part time jobs. Terrence enjoyed working with kids as a Paraprofessional at Washington Elementary for 3 years Before becoming the videographer/film editor for Studio 55 in early 2017.