Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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  1. Woman, 47, accused of robbing two businesses on same day absconded from paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | MLive.com

    A Henrietta Township woman accused of robbing two Jackson County businesses on the same day absconded from parole in November and has previously served time for armed robbery. Kimberly Kitley, 47, was arraigned on two counts of armed robbery before Jackson County District Court Judge Darryl Mazur on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Kitley is accused of robbing an Admiral Gas station and an Amercia's Best Value Inn within a 21-hour period Monday, Jan. 25. In both cases, Kitley allegedly entered the businesses, in both Leoni and Blackman Townships, respectively, and robbed the clerks at gunpoint, police have said.

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  2. Deceased man found in Jackson County linked to domestic dispute, kidnapping in TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Capital-Journal

    A deceased person found Sunday afternoon in Jackson County has been linked to a Dec. 24, 2015 domestic dispute that led to a kidnapping in Topeka. The deceased was identified as Jon Paul Sumpter, 32, of Silver Lake, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said in a news release on Monday.

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  3. Police: Body found near Larkinburg could be kidnapping suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    Jackson County officials say a body found near the Nebo State Fishing Lake is thought to be that of a suspect in a Topeka kidnapping in December.

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  4. Body found near NE Kansas lake may be kidnapping suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KAKE

    ... up to 10 inches possible in some areas. Keep it with KAKE First Alert Weather for the latest information. Jackson County officials say a body found near the Nebo State Fishing Lake is believed to be that of a suspect in a Topeka kidnapping in ...

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  5. Police: Body found near Larkinburg may be kidnapping suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Hastings Tribune

    Jackson County officials say a body found near the Nebo State Fishing Lake is believed to be that of a suspect in a Topeka kidnapping in December.

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  6. Body of man found near Larkinburg identified as suspect in December kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Capital-Journal

    A hunter discovered the body of a deceased person on Sunday afternoon, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said in a news release. After further investigation, the deceased person is believed to be Jon Paul Sumpter, of Silver Lake.

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  7. Body found near NE Kansas lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | KAKE

    ... Keep it with KAKE First Alert Weather for the latest information. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Jackson County Sheriff's Office says the body was found Sunday afternoon about one-half mile south of the lake, which is 2 miles southwest ...

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  8. Body found in rural Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Shortly before 2:00 p.m. Sunday, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office received a call from a hunter who reported the body around 7 miles Eastsoutheast of Holton, near the Nebo State Fishing Lake.

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  9. Two Topeka men arrested after Jackson County burglary, theft of cable and generatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Capital-Journal

    Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said the sheriff's office received a report of a burglary in progress about 4:30 a.m. at 12100 U. Road, the location of a large radio tower and outbuilding owned by Heartland Towers. The caller reported two men had entered the building and were loading generators and cable onto a truck, Morse said.

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  10. 2 Topeka men arrested Friday for burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says they received a report of a burglary in progress at around 4:30 a.m. at 12100 U. Road in southeastern Jackson County. The location is that of a large radio tower and outbuilding owned by Heartland Towers.

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  11. 2 arrested in Jackson County for meth related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, 30-year-old Seleena Masquat from Mayetta was arrested Tuesday on a probation violation. The deputy found her with illegal narcotics on her, and was handcuffed and placed in the patrol car where she escaped from.

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  12. Mayetta woman tries hiding under blankets, slipping through police car window in effort to escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Capital-Journal

    After trying to hide under some blankets, a Mayetta woman escaped through the window of a police car and fled on foot before being tracked down by a dog. On Tuesday a Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy arrived at 8264 156th Lane to arrest Seleena Rae Masquat, 30, on an probation violation.

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  13. Mayetta woman behind bars after breaking out of patrol carRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    A Mayetta woman arrested on drug charges is now behind bars after breaking out of a Jackson County patrol car. Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse told 13 NEWS that 30 year-old Seleena Masquat was arrested Tuesday on a probation violation.

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  14. Jackson Co. sheriff warns of driver who flashed lights to get woman to pull overRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is warning commuters of a driver that flashed their lights in an attempt to get a woman driver to pull over. The driver from Topeka reported that the other driver flashed their lights, got right up on the rear of her car and tried to wave her to pull over.

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  15. Fire in rural Holton causes estimated $300,000 damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Capital-Journal

    Fire crews were dispatched to 21085 O Road around 4 p.m., Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said in a news release. The shed became fully engulfed with fire at approximately 4:12 p.m. It took more than an hour before the blaze was under control.

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  16. Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in the Jackson County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | MLive.com

    The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing.

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  17. KHP, KBI searching for answers to personnel shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Hays Daily News

    A map of Kansas Highway Patrol coverage as of Nov. 9. Counties in red have zero troopers assigned to the area, counties in yellow have one, and counties in white have two or more assigned troopers. A map of Kansas Highway Patrol coverage as of Nov. 9. Counties in red have zero troopers assigned to the area, counties in yellow have one, and counties in white have two or more assigned troopers.

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  18. Holton Walmart theft suspects arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    David Pitt, 40, of Topeka, and Stephen Nelson, 34, also of Topeka, were arrested on felony theft charges Monday night. Just after 5:40 Monday night, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office received a report of a theft from the store.

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  19. Three Topeka men arrested in Jackson County following felony theft from WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Capital-Journal

    Three men from Topeka were arrested in Jackson County following a report of a theft at a Walmart in Holton. Two suspects were reported to have left the store in a red Ford Crown Victoria, Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse said in a news release.

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  20. Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in the Jackson County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | MLive.com

    The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing.

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