Crime and Courts

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An alleged run from the law in mid-May resulted in the arrest of a 29-year-old Leavenworth man on Tuesday for a warrant charging him with a felony and traffic offenses.

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A local man faces the possibility of serving a maximum of more than four years of prison time on the heels of a plea agreement recently announced in district court.

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About four years of hard time was handed down Friday in district court for a local woman recently convicted her part in dangerous drug transactions, all felony offenses.

An Atchison man recently apprehended in St. Joseph wanted in connection with June shooting near the LFM Park waived extradition proceedings arrived Wednesday in Atchison.

More than 12 years in state prison was the fate handed to a 25-year-old Atchison man for his role in a late summertime home invasion along the outskirts of Atchison city limits.

A Lincoln, Nebraska, man’s springtime attempt to outrun local law enforcement in his vehicle recently landed him felony convictions in district court.

Before his sentence was announced Monday in district court, a young Rushville, Missouri, man apologized for his actions that led to felony convictions in connection with multiple firearms stolen from a home west of Atchison.

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A man recently convicted in the District Court of Atchison County learned on Monday of his probable 12-year prison fate, handed down for five felony offenses.

A trio of local residents arrested earlier this week after a traffic stop in a neighboring jurisdiction are currently facing felony charges involving methamphetamine in Leavenworth County.

Domestic-rooted legal troubles throughout the past few months despite numerous court orders in place have culminated into recent felony charges filed against a local man.

A Denton woman is out of jail following a brief stay while she awaits court proceedings proceeding in connection with an employee theft case involving a local convenience store.

A Monday night traffic stop along a highway between Atchison and Leavenworth netted a seizure of methamphetamine and landed a few local residents in the Leavenworth County Jail.

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Authorities have arrested a local mother on a warrant obtained on their determination that she is responsible for the alleged exposure of her child to a dangerous drug.

A local man heard in district court he will be spending time in a state prison after he fired shots at a woman while she held a baby in a carrier following an argument at his midtown residence in February.