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Extra Caution Needed On Kansas Roads During Harvest

Harvest season is nearing, and the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to remind motorists to use more caution and patience when traveling around farm trucks, tractors, and combines. “Living in the heartland requires Kansans to learn how to safely and effectively share the road with farmers,” Colonel Ernest E. Garcia, Superintendent of the Patrol, said. “It’s important to support this ... Read More »

MEMORIAL WEEK MARKED BY BLUE RIBBONS & MEMORIAL SERVICES

Law Enforcement Memorial Week honors those officers who have been lost in the line of duty In honor of National Police Week and National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, the State of Kansas will be having its annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony this week. National Police Week is held May 15-21 this year, and National Peace Officers’ Memorial Day is held ... Read More »

Semi Driver Injured After Semi Rolls

A one vehicle semi truck accident resulted in injury on Friday and temporarily blocked Highway 36 just south of Axtell in Marshall County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that James Ruark of St. Joseph, Missouri was eastbound and lost control of his semi and trailer around mile marker 312 and overturned, blocking the highway around 1:20 PM on Friday. Ruark ... Read More »

Wymore Man Injured in Two Vehicle Accident

A one vehicle semi truck accident resulted in injury on Friday and temporarily blocked Highway 36 just south of Axtell in Marshall County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that James Ruark of St. Joseph, Missouri was eastbound and lost control of his semi and trailer around mile marker 312 and overturned, blocking the highway around 1:20 PM on Friday. Ruark ... Read More »

Standoff in Downs Results in Shooting

GUNFIRE EXCHANGED; SUSPECT IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING STANDOFF IN DOWNS Shortly before 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 21, 2011, law enforcement officers were attempting to locate a Downs, Kan. resident, Matthew D. Thille, 20-years-old, for an incident that occurred at the Jewell County Courthouse. At approximately 11:31 a.m., a Mitchell County deputy spotted Thille traveling westbound on US-24, at which point a ... Read More »

Standoff in Downs

It started in Mankato yesterday morning following a court appearance there and it ended in a shoot out with the Kansas Highway Patrol’s Special Response Team just before 7:30 last night. 21-year old Matthew Thille of Downs was the focus of a massive law enforcement effort as he holed himself up in his home located at 814 Division Street in ... Read More »

Suspect Shot, Standoff Ends In Downs

THE STANDOFF IN DOWNS STANDOFF ENDS AFTER SUSPECT SHOT The eight hour standoff in the 800 block of Division Street in Downs ended at 7:40 p.m. Monday, after authorities from the Osborne County Sheriffs Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol’s Special Response Team entered the house in an attempt to get the suspect to surrender. Earlier in the day at ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 021011 on US 36 just west of Thunder Road, Stanley Payeur, Clyde driving a 2003 Dodge struck deer. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On 021111 Jay Holle of Hanover reported that a 1993 GMC truck registered to Midwest Products of Hanover was stolen. This truck was recovered on February 14th, 2011 by Fairbury Nebraska ... Read More »

Marysville Man Injured in Police Chase

A Marysville Man was injured in a police chase on Saturday evening. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Riley County Police were chasing a pickup driven by 31-year-old Jason Fisher of Marysville in the 1300 Block of Walnut Creek Road, 1.7 miles from K-77. Fisher lost control of the pickup and the pickup went into the south ditch where it ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

On 020111 an officer was dispatched to 111 Elm Street in Hanover. As a result, Jonathan Snyder, Hanover was arrested on pending charges of Domestic Battery. Snyder was held at the Washington County Jail until his release on bond. A report will be forwarded to the county attorney. On 020411 the Linn, Palmer and Clifton Fire Departments along with Linn ... Read More »