For the record 11-29-13

Concordia Police Department report

Arrest - On Thurs., Nov. 28, at 3:30 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the 200 block of East 8th Street. Upon investigation, officers arrested Spencer Reynolds, 23, Fort Worth, Texas, charging him with expired tag, no proof of insurance, driving under the influence, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Also arrested at the scene were Marcus Reynolds, 22, Overland Park, and Joshua Yankoviz, 20, Kansas City, Kan. Both were charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia and transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Accidents - Officers investigated an accident at 5th and Washington streets at 3:30 p.m., Wed., Nov. 27. Vehicles driven by Carl Jochems Jr. and Larry Stringer, both of Concordia, collided at that location.
Officers investigated an accident in the 100 block of East College Drive at 2:50 p.m., Wed., Nov. 27, involving vehicles driven by Nikke Krager, Concordia, and Jennifer Herrick, Topeka.
Officers investigated an accident in the 2100 block of Lincoln at 10:50 a.m., Wed., Nov. 27. A vehicle driven by Macey Strang, Concordia, hit a vehicle owned by Shannon Boff, Concordia, at that location.
Theft - On Thurs., Nov. 28 at 11:25 a.m., Leah Evers, Concordia, reported theft of items from the 400 block of West 13th. Investigation is ongoing.

NEWS

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Courthouse 8-28-14

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County board approves hauling contract

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SPORTS

Former CCCC coach remembered

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-26-14

Dear Editor,   Another Relay for Life has come and gone.  It was in hopes that the time change this year was going to be a good thing, but with the weather conditions turning from lightning and then rain it was an evening that was cut short.  The Relay Committee... [More]

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