Man receives felony charges in Pawnee County domestic violence case involving child

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Roland Thomas Roscoe Jr. Roland Thomas Roscoe Jr.

A man has been arrested on felony charges in connection to a domestic violence case in Pawnee County.

The incident happened on the morning of July 8th. Authorities responded to a domestic disturbance call with a possible weapon at a home near 130th Avenue and Q Road near Larned. 

The Pawnee County Sheriff's Office says 55-year-old Thomas Roscoe Roland Jr. of Arkansas, had become threatening with family members and there was concern for a small child at the home. 

Roland was arrested without incident and appeared in court on Monday, July 15th. He was charged with felony aggravated endangering a child and criminal threat. Roland was initially booked on a kidnapping charge. 

Roland was released on supervised bond under the conditions of reporting requirements and a no contact order with the victim. He is allowed to stay in Arkansas pending future hearings. His next hearing is scheduled for July 24th. 

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