Crime and Courts

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Some charges have been formally filed against the two Atchison men recently arrested in connection with a nighttime home intrusion along the southern outskirts of Atchison.

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Multiple pounds of pot and guns discovered last winter at an Atchison residence resulted in more than a year of prison time ordered for the second of two occupants.

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The re-trial date for a 70-year-old Atchison man accused of molesting a child has been delayed due to a medical emergency.

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A 15-year-old female has been released to a parent following her arrest after a brief scuffle with police earlier this week.

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The case involving a springtime seizure of drugs and stolen vehicles along the southwestern fringes of the county continues to progress toward resolution.

Editor’s Note: All persons booked into jail by the Atchison Police Department (APD) or Atchison County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), or released pending judicial proceedings, are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

OLATHE — A man testified Tuesday that he spent about eight hours cutting up his wife’s body after she died at a Missouri hotel because he was afraid authorities would take away his children.

Three felony cases involving methamphetamine were recently rolled into one amended felony complaint that resulted in a guilty plea from a Rushville, Missouri, man.

Editor’s Note: All persons booked into jail by the Atchison Police Department (APD) or Atchison County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), or released pending judicial proceedings, are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.