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News Tip Leads To Arrests In Pottawatomie County

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A news tip Tuesday led to the arrest of four suspects in connection with several thefts over the July 4th weekend. Video surveillance from the Marysville Walmart was released, along with a vehicle description. A caller to authorities had identified one of the vehicles involved, and the four were taken into custody in Pottawatomie County Read More »

Washington County Accident Leads To Arrest

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Wednesday in Washington County, authorities responded a vehicle accident at 18th and Sunflower Roads. Kyle Mitchum of Washington was arrested on pending charges of driving while suspended, criminal threat, and driving while a habitual violator. Mitchum was released from the Washington County Jail on $5,000 bond.   Read More »

Domestic Disturbance Leads To Two Arrests In Wymore

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A domestic disturbance Thursday evening in Wymore was reported at the City Pool, where authorities arrested Patrick V. Caslin who resisted officers. Then Melanie Kelsey began yelling obscenities at officers, and resisted arrest. When she was placed with Caslin in the patrol car, he proceeded to kick out the back window. Caslin was held on $7,500 bond; Kelsey was taken to a Beatrice Hospital for ... Read More »

Plane Traveling From Washington Crashes In Oklahoma

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A small plane crash in Oklahoma Sunday afternoon had local connections. Radar indicated the plane had flown from Washington County Kansas Memorial Airport, and was en-route to Claremore, Oklahoma when it crashed just south of the Kansas state line, about 20 miles north of Bartlesville. Two men from Montgomery, Alabama, Paul Woolard and Randy Watson, as well as Ryan Bozeman ... Read More »

Bond Set In Blue Springs Assault Case

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An appearance bond is set at $5,000 for 27-year-old Krystal Rainey, who was arrested Thursday evening near Blue Springs in connection with an assault earlier that evening that led authorities to a Blue Springs residence, where Rainey had fled. She is pending charges of making a terroristic threat, as well as assault and domestic assault is alleged. Read More »

Beatrice Residence Destroyed By Fire Sunday

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A fire Sunday morning destroyed a Beatrice residence at 1714 East Court Street. Firemen responded to a call around 11 am, a female occupant of the home escaped without injury. Authorities believe that a faulty electrical fixture may have caused the blaze. Read More »

*UPDATE* Two Dead In Communication Tower Collapse Near Blaine

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Tragedy struck rural Pottawatomie County during the late morning hours of Tuesday, when two communication towers collapsed near the intersection of Highway 16 and Rock Creek Road outside the community of Blaine. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office reports that they received a call that a tower had collapsed at 9:30 a.m. Sheriff’s deputies, EMS, Fire & Rescue as well as ... Read More »

Travelodge Motel Standoff Suspect Found Dead In Gage County Detention Center

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A man who surrendered after a several hour standoff with authorities in Beatrice last week, and was taken into custody, was found dead in his cell at the Gage County Detention Center early Saturday morning. Adam Wolken had reportedly threatened suicide while confronting a woman with whom he had a previous relationship. That later escalated into a forced entry into ... Read More »

Police Standoff At Travelodge Motel Ends Peacefully

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Early Thursday morning authorities were called just after midnight, and a standoff ensued at the Travelodge Motel in Beatrice. Adam Wolken had apparently forced his way into a room occupied by two women he knew from previous relationships. He was armed with a handgun and long rifle and issued multiple threats. One of the women and a small child were ... Read More »

Odell Woman Reports Being Held Hostage

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Investigation into claims by an Odell woman that she was held hostage for nearly eight hours by 8-10 men, including her ex-husband are ongoing, after 43 year old Kelly Cavin was arrested recently on drug possession charges. She reportedly escaped to a neighboring residence in the 100 block of Meyer Street and called 911. When authorities responded, no one was ... Read More »