Crime and Courts

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By Order of the Kansas Supreme Court, Administrative Order 2020-PR-16, the Atchison County District Court is closed, except for emergency hearings, until further notice. Persons who wish to seek an emergency Protection from Abuse Order or Protection from Stalking Order can obtain the proper …

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Atchison police authorities are continuing an investigation that started with shots fired Sunday night in midtown and resulted in a suspect vehicle stuck in the mud in Doniphan County and multiple firearms recovered.

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KANSAS CITY – U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister of the District of Kansas urges the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud hotline at 1-866-720-5721 or to the NCDF email address disaster@leo.gov.

A local man was found guilty on 15 counts of multiple crimes, some involving sexual violence, after about six hours of jury deliberation on Thursday in Atchison County District Court.

After jury selection on Monday, a trial to determine innocence or guilt of a local man facing multiple felony charges involving his former female companion.

A Hiawatha Elementary School teacher is among 32 first-year educators from Kansas who are being recognized for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2020 Kansas Horizon Award program.

A local man was handed some time in prison on Friday in district court despite his claim he was distraught over loved ones going through withdrawal from meth at the time of his conviction.

Court proceedings will move on without a hearing of evidence for a 21-year-old man facing charges in connection with two violent occurrences hat occurred in the late summer months of 2018 in the Atchison area.

Atchison police and Brown County authorities have joined forces to determine who is responsible for a bringing a stolen truck from across the county line before abandoning it within Atchison city limits.

Atchison County Sheriff’s Office authorities are tracking clues to find the culprits responsible for items valued at several thousands of dollars recently stolen from a storage area in Huron.

A jury panel comprised of seven women and five men has been chosen to weigh the evidence and determine the innocence or guilt of an Everest man arrested last summer in connection with shots fired outside Mueller’s Lockeroom.

Meth possession in the presence of young children has landed a previously convicted meth and firearm offender a maximum likelihood of more than nine years imprisonment after he entered a plea on Friday.

A current Texas resident faces the possibility of more than seven years in Kansas prison after he admitted Friday in court to felony crimes committed last fall related to an intention to sell pot and an act of violence.

Police are investigating several thefts that occurred from a parked truck in the 400 block South7th belonging to St. Joseph Plumbing and Heating. Sometime over the weekend two toolboxes, a Milwaukee M18 force logic press tool kit, a Milwaukee black iron air press jaw kit, and miscellaneous h…