McPherson Municipal Court Convictions

Number of Defendants 34 Number of Cases 34 Number of Offenses 41 Jolinalynn M. Achiu- Speeding 21 over- 1/18/20 Rianna M. Bandy- Speeding 14 over-1/14/20 Cupertino Banuelos- Texting while driving- 2/12/20 Kendal W. Behrns- Driving while suspended, registration violation, no proof of insurance-9/27/19 Lance A. Brown- Speeding 12 over- 2/10/20 Gracie A. Bruton- Speeding 15 over- 1/14/20 McKenzie C. Culver- Minor in possession of alcohol- 10/08/19 Christopher G. Dittrick- Speeding 13 over- 1/11/20 Shyanne M. Fernandez- No seatbelt- 1/18/20 James L. Gates- Trespassing Class B- 9/26/19 Christine G. Goad- Speeding 13 over- 2/01/20 Charles W. Hayes- Speeding 14 over- 12/09/19

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KBI Arrest made following human trafficking case

SHAWNEE COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) made an arrest Monday following an eight-month-long investigation into suspected human trafficking. On Feb. 17, at approximately 6:30 a.m., KBI agents arrested 54-year-old Michael A. Anderson, of Topeka. Anderson was arrested without incident at 620 SW 9th St. in Topeka. He was arrested for rape, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated battery. Anderson was then booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections. Formal charges are pending. After the arrest, KBI agents and the Crime Scene Response Team served a search warrant at the residence. The Kansas Highway Patrol assisted in securing the scene. Anyone with

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Marcon Pies Deliver First Pies from New Production Facility

Marcon Pies, named one of the Eight Wonders of Kansas Commerce, is back in production after the business ceased operations in 2018. Originally located in Washington, Kan., Craig and Mary Ann Stertz of Lincoln, Kan., purchased the business and relocated it to their hometown of Lincoln after converting an underutilized building in the downtown business district to be the new production facility.  Now that the Stertz’s have reintroduced the business, they plan to slowly ramp up production of the quality fresh pies made-to-order for cafes, markets, eateries, country stores, wineries, and breweries across the state.  In the last week, MarCon

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McPherson College Band Works With Composer For KMEA Concert

McPHERSON, KAN. – It is a big moment for the McPherson College band. The band will perform at the Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) state convention on Feb. 27 at Century II in Wichita. This is the second time in the past three years that KMEA has selected the band to perform. Kyle Hopkins, director of bands and associate professor of music, says being selected to play at the convention that hosts thousands of musicians and music educators from the across the state is always an honor, but it is remarkable for a band consisting primarily of non-music majors to

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McPherson Police Incidents for February 17th

McPherson Police Incidents for February 17th, 2020 At 4:21 am, officers responded to a residence on North Elm Street in reference to Damage/Vandalism/Mischief.  At 9:04 am, officers responded to a residence on Trail North Street to complete a welfare check.  At 2:27 pm, officers responded to North Main Street for a report of Theft. At 4:01 pm, officers and EMS responded to a residence on South Main Street for a report of an overdose/poisoning.  At 6:27 pm, officers responded to a residence on Oaklane street for a report of behavioral problems with a violent individual. At 8:19 pm, officers responded

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