Crime and Courts

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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.

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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…

A 24-year-old Atchison man is facing a potential of more than four years in a state prison on the heels of two guilty pleas heard Friday in district court for two unrelated felony crimes.

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Two inmates face accusations in the usage of water to damage an electrical panel in late 2019, causing a fire that led to the partial evacuation of the Atchison County Jail and the temporary housing of inmates elsewhere, pending repairs.

For the most part, crimes reported in 2019 are showing a downward trend even in comparison to the record-breaking previous year, said Chief Mike Wilson, of the Atchison Police Department.

A 45-year-old Atchison man landed a jail stay in lieu of a $30,000 bond after police arrested him Tuesday for a district court warrant charging him with felony crimes.

Local authorities are tracking clues to find the culprits responsible for two unrelated larcenies that occurred in recent days, which center on missing items worth thousands of dollars.

Atchison police authorities are tracking clues to find the culprits responsible for two unrelated larcenies that occurred in recent days centering on missing goods worth thousands of dollars.

A 24-year-old Effingham man began serving his sentence Friday in connection with injuries he inflicted on restaurant manager after he was involved in a springtime disturbance at Mueller’s Locker Room.

An ordinary traffic stop triggered by a driver’s headlight violation in the wintry night of Atchison County led to the discovery of drugs, a stolen handgun and a large stash of U.S. currency.

One of two Iowa men jailed in Atchison County for bringing an underage girl to town might be going home soon, while the other man’s visit might linger a while longer.

Two Atchison men both convicted in separate cases for their involvement with supplying dangerous drugs in the community will likely be off the streets and roadways for multiple years.

About six months after his release from jail for illegal drug activity and other crimes, a local man was convicted Friday in district court related to the same dangerous drug.

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.