Crime and Courts

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Atchison County Sheriff’s Office authorities are searching for clues to find the culprits responsible for three separate crimes during the weekend out in the county involving vehicle-related crimes.

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An afternoon fuss between two men unknown to each other resulted in injury inflicted from a crutch and the arrest of a local man who remains confined at the county jail on a $15,000 bond.

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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.

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 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.

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.

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.