Category Archives: Record

Filings in Osage County Courthouse July 31 – Aug. 4, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse July 31 through Aug. 4, 2017.

Osage County Jail Log, Aug. 1 – Aug. 5, 2017

The following individuals were booked into the Osage County Jail in connection with charges or warrants as listed by the arresting agency.

Filings in the Osage County Courthouse July 24-28, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse July 24 through July 28, 2017.

Osage County Jail Log, July 24 to July 29, 2017

The following individuals were booked into the Osage County Jail in connection with charges or warrants as listed by the arresting agency.

Filings in the Osage County Courthouse July 17-21, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse July 17 through July 21, 2017.

Osage County Jail Log, July 17 to July 22, 2017

The following individuals were booked into the Osage County Jail in connection with charges or warrants as listed by the arresting agency.

Melvern Lake boating accident sends four to hospital Saturday evening

MELVERN LAKE, Kan. – Four people were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries Saturday after a two-boat collision on Melvern Lake.

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office reported that at about 7 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, a 911 call was received reporting a boating accident on Melvern Lake.

When emergency personnel arrived at the scene it was discovered that Stephan Martin, Gardner, Kan., was operating a 2006 Bennington pontoon boat, when it struck an unknown make and model of ski boat, operated by Earl Baker, Eskridge, Kan., pulling a tube with riders.

Martin and three occupants of the pontoon boat were uninjured in the accident, while Baker and three occupants of the ski boat were transported to a local hospital by Osage County EMS and Coffey County EMS. The riders on the towed tube were uninjured in the accident.

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism are investigating the accident. Responding at the scene were sheriff’s deputies, KDWPT personnel, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rangers, Osage County Fire District No. 3, Osage County EMS and Coffey County EMS.

Filings in Osage County Courthouse July 10-14, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse July 10 through July 14, 2017.

Osage County Jail Log, July 9 to July 16, 2017

The following individuals were booked into the Osage County Jail in connection with charges or warrants as listed by the arresting agency.

Filings in the Osage County Courthouse July 3-July 7, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse July 3 through July 7, 2017.

Osage County Jail Log, July 2 to July 8, 2017

The following individuals were booked into the Osage County Jail in connection with charges or warrants as listed by the arresting agency.

Update: Missing man found deceased in Osage County

Update 12:56 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017:  The Osage County Sheriff’s Office has reported that Leroy L. Fouts, 65, of Overbrook, has been found deceased in Osage County. No other information was released in the report from Osage County Undersheriff Jeff Johnson.

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Filings in Osage County Courthouse June 26-June 30, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse June 26 through June 30, 2017.

Osage County Jail Log, June 19 to July 1, 2017

The following individuals were booked into the Osage County Jail in connection with charges or warrants as listed by the arresting agency.

Indictment: Former highway patrol trooper used excessive force

TOPEKA, Kan. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday charging a former Kansas Highway Patrol trooper with violating an individual’s civil rights by using excessive force.

The indictment alleges that James Carson, 43, Independence, Kan., while acting under color of law as a trooper with the Kansas Highway Patrol, used excessive force amounting to punishment against a victim, identified in court records as R.T. The indictment further alleges that Carson’s use of excessive force resulted in bodily injury to R.T. The crime is alleged to have occurred June 25, 2013, in Labette County, Kan.

If convicted on the civil rights charge, Carson faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Filings in Osage County Courthouse June 19 – June 23, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse June 19 through June 23, 2017.

Redfield man killed in U.S. 75 accident near Osage-Shawnee county line

A Redfield, Kan., man was killed and his passenger was injured in a single car accident on U.S. Highway 75 near the Osage-Shawnee county line Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Eric S. Lucas, 56, Redfield, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe northbound on U.S. 75, just south of 117th Street in Osage County, around 1:25 p.m. June 27, 2017, when a tire blew out and the vehicle left the roadway on the east side and overturned in the ditch.

Lucas was ejected from the vehicle in the crash and died at the scene. His passenger, Amanda Clara Lucas, 53, Redfield, was injured in the accident and transported to Stormont Vail Hospital, Topeka.

The KHP report said Eric Lucas was not using a seatbelt at the time of the accident, but Amanda Lucas was wearing a seatbelt. The report said the Tahoe was pulling a trailer.

Filings in Osage County Courthouse June 12 – June 15, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse June 12 through June 16, 2017.

Osage County Jail Log, June 12 to June 18, 2017

The following individuals were booked into the Osage County Jail in connection with charges or warrants as listed by the arresting agency.

Filings in Osage County Courthouse June 5 – June 9, 2017

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse June 5 through June 9, 2017.

Pomona teen injured in rollover accident on K-68

LYNDON, Kan. – A Pomona teen was transported to the hospital Monday afternoon after a rollover accident on state Highway 68 south of Lyndon, while his passenger escaped with minor injury.

According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Wesley R. Ecord, 15, Pomona, was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado pickup and rounded the corner at K-68 and Adams Road, when the vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason, overturned and came to rest in the east ditch on its passenger side.

Ecord was injured in the accident and transported to Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. A passenger in the truck, Jacob Norris, 15, Lyndon, was reported as having possible injury, but he was not transported by ambulance. Both teens were wearing seatbelts at the time of the accident.

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