Crime and Courts

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A local woman remained jailed without bond Tuesday after what police said was a weekend verbal exchange that escalated and led to her arrest in connection with aggravated battery involving a moving vehicle.

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More time behind bars might likely be in store for a jail inmate convicted in district court for a threat made toward anyone willing to send him back to prison and domestic battery.

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A local man charged in connection with violent incidents in 2018 was back in the courtroom Friday, ready for his case to proceed after being deemed competent to stand trial.

About $10 worth of merchandise shoplifted from an Atchison store before the start of the weekend currently amounts to three felony charges pending against a 42-year-old Leavenworth woman.

The case against an Effingham man facing a felony battery charge arising from a late night, springtime bar fight resulting in serious injuries to a waitress is heading for a jury trial this winter.

An investigative team of six special agents comprising the Kansas Bureau of Investigation Task Force is continuing to take reports of alleged sexual abuse and misconduct by members of the Catholic clergy in Kansas.

An local man was recently ordered to serve more than three years in state prison for his role in connection with a burglarizing a residence to steal firearms this past October along Osage Road.

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Jurors convicted a local man at high Noon on Thursday on the third day of proceedings for shooting at an Atchison police officer, but the conviction is on a lesser charge than what has been sought by the prosecution.

A jury trial is underway to determine the fate of a local man accused of attempted murder in the second-degree that stemmed from an officer involved shooting in October.

A local mother was convicted Friday in district court in connection with a 2-year-old boy who medical professionals tested positive for methamphetamine last month.

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.

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.

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.