Crime and Courts

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A Sunday afternoon disturbance between two 19-year-old men sent one to the hospital and landed the other with Houston, Texas ties behind bars facing a felony charge.

A 28-year-old Atchison woman and a 17-year-old juvenile male were taken into custody after a Liberty, Missouri man arrived Saturday for a visit in the 2000 block of Birch Street and was taken to the hospital for injuries inflicted on him in connection from a ball bat, a chair and liquor bottle.

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More than two years after a home intrusion along the outskirts of Atchison city limits, the case took a leap closer to resolution by way of a plea agreement reached Tuesday in Atchison County District Court.

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An early Saturday morning disturbance call expanded into to felony battery charges against a 20-year-old Atchison man’s actions turned physical at the jailhouse.

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Atchison County Sheriff’s Office confirmed early Saturday morning, April 24, that Taggart Darnell Lee had been apprehended about 2 a.m., with assistance from the Kansas Highway Patrol and Atchison Police Department.

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Atchison police on Thursday took two 13-year-old male suspects into custody for a burglary that was reported earlier in the week at a residence in the 800 block of Parallel Street.

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Atchison Police Department and Doniphan County Sheriff’s Office authorities have located a 79-year-old man reported missing, Chief Mike Wilson announced in a press release Thursday morning.

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An Atchison man and woman have landed jail stays for what police say centered on possession of dangerous drugs with their intents to distribute in the presence of child and near a school.