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Railroad Material Theft/Arrest

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TO:  All Media DATE:  July 17, 2014 FOR:  Immediate Release RE: Criminal Damage/Theft Arrest   On July 17, 2014 at 8:27 a.m. Crawford County 911 Center received a call of two males on the Burlington Northern Railroad right of way near 560 Avenue/K7 Hwy intersection.  The caller reported that the suspects were cutting wire off…

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Motorhome fire

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On June 3, 2014 at 8:16 p.m., Crawford County dispatch was notified by Pittsburg Police of an explosion and fire at 1282 S. 220 Street south of Pittsburg.   A neighbor advised deputies that Mark McAtee, 26 of rural Girard, came to the door needing assistance.  McAtee was suffering from burns to his hands, legs…

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Vehicle Pursuit

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TO:  All Media DATE:  April 9, 2014 FOR:  Immediate Release RE:  Vehicle Pursuit   On April 7, 2014 at 7:34 p.m., a Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to make a traffic stop in the Girard area on two speeding motorcycles.  The operators attempted to elude the deputy travelling southbound out of Girard.   The pursuit continued to 570…

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Pursuit and Arrest February 27, 2014

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  DATE:  February 28, 2014   On February 27, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. Crawford County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to 303 Brunetti in McCune, KS regarding a domestic dispute over child custody.  Prior to deputies’ arrival witnesses allege that one of the parties- Jasper Loren Hedges, 32 of Elk City, KS left the residence after…

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Federal Firearms Charges/Arrest Feb 18, 2014

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NEWS RELEASE OFFICE OF UNITED STATES ATTORNEY BARRY GRISSOM DISTRICT OF KANSAS Contact Jim Cross, Public Affairs ! (316) 269-6481 ! 301 N. Main, Suite 1200 ! Wichita, KS 67202 www.usdoj.gov/usao/ks Feb. 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Crawford County Man Arrested On Federal Firearm Charge WICHITA, KAN. B A man from Crawford County, Kan., was…

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