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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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.

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A 23-year-old St. Joseph, Mo., man was recently ordered to serve more than five years in the Kansas prison system for felony crimes in the county and an attempted carjacking committed in the city of Atchison.

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A 35-year-old Atchison man remained behind bars Thursday morning as the result of an investigation earlier in the week connected to some illegal drug activity.

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A mid-week traffic stop along a stretch of highway through Atchison landed a 50-year-old Atchison man a felony drug arrest.