Crime and Courts

A local man learned Friday that he will be serving some hard time for having a gun while on felony probation for a previous crime.

Violent threats made to city staff about street conditions landed a local man a New Year holiday jail stay and the first complaint filed in the New Year.

County authorities are on the lookout for a large Mack truck in in connection with a weekend incident that caused damages to a pickup truck belonging to a 38-year-old Nortonville man.

A late morning confrontation about a social media post between two women in south town recently landed a local woman a jail stay, with possible felony charges pending.

A woman’s outstanding warrant for no proof of insurance within recent days landed her an arrest and felony charges currently on file for a controlled substance located inside the county jail.

A Leavenworth resident has been identified by authorities after his recent arrest as the third of three teens suspected of involvement in a Nov. 22 home invasion robbery in the northern part of Atchison.

A Leavenworth woman will have 18 months of probation to look forward to as an alternative to prison time for multiple crimes committed in Atchison involving drugs, resisting arrest and theft.

A local man is headed for a springtime trial to have jurors determine his innocence or guilt related an allegation he sold a dangerous drug.

About half of the inmates have returned to confinement in their quarters at the Atchison County Jail in wake of a fire that caused their displacement in mid-December, though a criminal investigation remains ongoing.

A local man’s trial by jury in progress for less than a full day will start anew after a mistrial was declared and jurors were dismissed Wednesday afternoon.

Two local men arrested earlier in the year were recently convicted after they waived their rights to hear the evidence against them and were arraigned in district court for unrelated crimes involving dangerous drugs.

About 40 inmates are displaced as the result of a weekend fire that knocked the power out of a main circuit board at the Atchison County Jail.

A 32-year-old Atchison man will likely serve a few months of prison time in connection with a summertime shooting that sent one man to the hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound sustained the North Eighth and Division street vicinity.

A local man likely will serve a few months of prison time in connection with a summertime shooting that sent one man to the hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound sustained the North Eighth and Division street vicinity.

A Sabetha woman’s weekend jaunt through Atchison landed her a jail stay after suspicions arose concerning some dangerous drugs found in her possession.

A local convicted meth and firearms offender bought himself more legal trouble after county lawmen found children present inside a residence where meth was allegedly sold.