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Sheriff seeks rural burglary suspect spotted in security video

Suspect in rural burglary in rural Osage County Wednesday. Images from Osage County Sheriff’s Office.

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a rural residential burglary that occurred June 20, 2018.

The sheriff’s office took a report yesterday about the burglary that occurred that morning in the southern part of the county. According to the sheriff’s office, the suspect removed a rifle with a sling and scope from the residence.

A security camera captured images of the suspect – a white male with several tattoos on both arms, wearing a black ball cap, grey shirt, black shorts, and black athletic shoes. The man appeared to have a bandage and a hospital bracelet on his right arm.

Anyone with any information about the suspect or the burglary is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 785-828-3121 or Crimestoppers at 877-OSCRIME.

Filings in the Osage County Courthouse, June 4 – June 8, 2018

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse, June 4, 2018, to June 8, 2018.

Osage County Jail Log, June 11 – June 15, 2018

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

Osage County Jail Log, June 3 – June 9, 2018

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, May 28 – June 1, 2018

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse, May 28, 2018, through June 1, 2018.

Candidates file for precinct, township, county offices; primary election Aug. 7, 2018

The following candidates for precinct committeemen and committeewomen, and township and county offices planning to run in the Aug. 7, 2018, primary election filed by the June 1, 2018, deadline in the Osage County Election Office. Candidates for municipal offices filed in their respective city clerk’s office.

Osage County Jail Log, May 27 – June 2, 2018

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, May 21 – May 25, 2018

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse May 21 through May 25, 2018.

Filings in the Osage County Courthouse, May 14 – May 18, 2018

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse, May 14 through May 18, 2018.

Osage County Jail Log, May 21 – May 26, 2018

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, May 7 – May 11, 2018

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse May 7, 2018, through May 11, 2018.

Osage County Jail Log, May 14 – May 19, 2018

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

Kansas aims to save lives with ‘Click it. Or ticket.’ holiday enforcement campaign

State, local police target unbuckled travelers

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas ranks towards the bottom one-third in seat belt usage among all 50 states. State and local law enforcement are working to improve this ranking by stepping up enforcement to crack down on motorists who aren’t wearing their seat belts as part of the “Click it. Or ticket.” seat belt enforcement campaign.

More than 150 law enforcement agencies across Kansas will be taking a no-excuses approach to seat belt enforcement as part of the national campaign that runs from May 21 through June 3, 2018, concurrent with one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year.

“The Click it. Or ticket. campaign is about saving lives. We would be grateful if every occupant we observed was wearing their seat belt” said Ben Gardner, Kansas Highway Patrol Technical Trooper. “Our increased enforcement around Memorial Day serves as a reminder that wearing a seat belt is the easiest thing you can do to save your life.”

Filings in the Osage County Courthouse, April 30 – May 4, 2018

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse April 30, 2018, through May 4, 2018.

Osage County Jail Log, May 7 – May 12, 2018

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

Osage City lawyer selected as district magistrate judge in Osage County

LYNDON, Kan. – The 4th Judicial District nominating commission has selected Osage City lawyer Shannon Rush to fill a magistrate judge vacancy in Osage County, Kan.

The commission conducted public interviews of nominees for the position May 9 in Lyndon. Five people had applied for the opening.

Rush’s new position will be effective upon her swearing-in. She was in private practice with Coffman & Campbell, Burlington.

The 4th Judicial District is composed of Osage, Anderson, Franklin and Coffey counties. The vacancy was created when former magistrate judge Taylor Wine was appointed district judge and chief judge of the 4th Judicial District.

Filings in the Osage County Courthouse, April 23 – April 27, 2018

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse April 23 through April 27, 2018.

Osage County Jail Log, April 30 – May 5, 2018

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

Osage County Jail Log, April 22 – April 29, 2018

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

Area fire departments fight house fire in rural Osage County

Multiple local fire departments worked to extinguish a house fire in rural Osage City Saturday morning.

Around 10:28 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018, Osage County Fire District No. 2, Osage City, OCFD No. 3, Melvern-Olivet, and OCFD No. 5, Lyndon-Vassar, were dispatched to 4204 W. 277th St., Osage City, for a structure fire. County land records list the owners as Janet and Patrick Walsh.

A press release from OCFD No. 2 said that due to the rural location and nearest water refill site several miles away, additional departments were paged to assist with water shuttles. Fire department personnel were on the scene approximately five hours.

The department reported there were no injuries, and fire and smoke damage was contained to the residential structure. The Osage County Appraiser’s Office values the home at $246,690; value of damaged contents was unknown.

In the press release, OCFD No. 2 reminds everyone to have working smoke detectors in their home and check them frequently. Also have an escape plan, practice it, and be prepared to use it in the event of a fire.

Agencies and departments on scene or assisting with the fire also included OCFD No. 6, Burlingame, OCFD No. 7, Quenemo, Coffey County Fire District 1 Station 6, Lebo, and Station 7, Waverly, Reading Benefit Fire District, Osage County Emergency Management, Osage County EMS, Osage County Sheriff’s Office, and Red Cross.

Filings in the Osage County Courthouse, April 16-April 20, 2018

The following information was compiled from records at the Osage County Courthouse, April 16 through April 20, 2018.

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