An Arkansas City man who was charged with escape from custody after failing to show up for his work release job earlier this year now has a bench warrant for his arrest for allegedly violating parole.
Tyresse Hardiman was sentenced to 12 months in the county jail and one year of probation on July 9 after pleading guilty to one count of escape from custody.
Hardiman was charged after failing to show up for his work-release job at the Winfield McDonald’s on May 10, according to a previous CT article. Cowley County sheriff’s deputies located Hardiman later that day at a residence in Arkansas City.
Hardiman was paroled Sept. 12. One of the parole conditions was that he complete a drug treatment program and aftercare, according to court records. However, on Oct. 22 Arkansas City District Court Judge Chris Smith signed a bench warrant with no bond for Hardiman’s arrest for failure to comply with the parole terms.
Hardiman was not listed in the Cowley County Jail inmate roster as of Friday afternoon.
Hardiman was charged with several counts in February 2018 involving reported burglaries at a Cenex gas station and Greendoor La Familia Restaurant in Arkansas City.
He was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to four counts, with others dismissed. All of the stolen property was recovered and returned, according to a press release at the time of the burglaries.
Hardiman’s probation was revoked after he was arrested in March of this year on several felonies, including theft, using a computer to defraud the Kansas Medicaid program and making a false Medicaid claim, according to court records.
He was granted work release in April.