Ethan Ryan Garrett, 19, and David Todd Clark, 18, have been arrested by the Wichita Police Department. They are both residents of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States.
Garrett is charged with one count of rape and one count of aggravated sexual battery. Clark is charged with two counts of rape and one count of aggravated sexual battery.
Clark and Garrett are accused of sexually assaulting a girl, 17. On May 28, 2021, Wichita Police Department officers interviewed the girl at an area hospital regarding a sexual assault report.
According to the girl, she was at a friend’s home and she was incoherent when she was sexually assaulted. A video of the assault was posted on Snapchat, she said.
In collaboration with Domestic Intervention Violence Reduction Team (DIVRT) officers, Wichita Police Department’s domestic violence and sex crimes detectives and crime linkage unit detectives were able to identify Garrett and Clark as the suspects. On June 4, 2021, the two were arrested and booked into the Sedgwick County Jail in Wichita.
The investigation is still ongoing. Once it is completed, the case will be presented to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office.
Wichita is the county seat of Sedgwick County and the largest city in Kansas. The city was founded in 1868 and incorporated in 1870.
Among the celebrities born in Wichita is fashion model Lindsey Wixson, 27. Actress Annette Bening, 63, spent her early childhood in the city.
On January 13, 2020, Brandon Whipple, 38, assumed office as the 102nd mayor of Wichita. He is a Democrat and an alumnus of Wichita State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology.