Three charged with attempted murder
Three people were booked into the Cloud County jail Friday night on charges of attempted murder.
According to Cloud County Sheriff Brian Marks, Jason Weeks, Marlene Keil, Salina, and Leroy Taylor, Clay Center, were all arrested on attempted murder charges stemming from a report of a fight Friday night at 415 Elizabeth in Miltonvale.
When officers arrived in Miltonvale, they were met by the person who had called 911, who said a male individual had entered the house and struck David Dowdell, 46, in the head with a hammer. Marks said the reporting person knew the suspect and gave a full description of the vehicle and said it was headed toward Salina.
At approximately 10:15 p.m., Marks said Undersheriff Nicholas Patterson located the vehicle southbound on Highway 81, and with the assistance of the Kansas Highway Patrol made a felony stop on the vehicle that fit the description given by the witness. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officers saw a hammer with blood on it sticking out from under the passenger front seat.
The three individuals in the vehicle, Weeks, Keil and Taylor, were then taken into custody and transported to the sheriff's department where they were booked into the jail on charges of attempted murder.
Marks said a search warrant was obtained, and officers found numerous packets of methamphetamine, a large sum of cash, as well as the hammer believed to have been used in the crime. The three individuals remain in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
Dowdell was transported by Concordia EMS to Clay County Hospital, and later transported to Salina with a serious head injury, Marks said. His condition was unknown at press time.
Police Dept. Report Damage to property—Darci J. Elliott, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 7:35 a.m., April 22. Damage occurred sometime in the last 48 hours in the 400 block of West 16th St. Fire Dept./EMS Report At 9:12 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the... [More]
By Sharon Coy Blade Staff Writer When Susan Sutton, Cloud County Community College Dean of Humanities, was a student at CCCC a seed for her love of the theatre was planted. Although she had never taken part in plays in high school and her only drama experience had... [More]
Whereas, Cloud County Community College, The Brown Grand Theatre, the National Orphan Train Complex and many other organizations and causes have benefited immeasurably from the dedication and skill of Susan Sutton; and Whereas, Susan Sutton has for 39 years enlivened the... [More]
SALINA – Kylie Trobee scored three runs and drove in four in the Cloud County Community College softball team's 18-0 win over Brown Mackie here yesterday. The win completed a doubleheader sweep; the T-Birds won game one 13-0. Cloud County got started early in the finale... [More]
ABILENE – The Concordia High School golf team led by Grant Holmes finished third in the Abilene Invitational on Tuesday. The Panthers finished with a team score of 336 and finished behind Wamego (322) and Abilene (327). Holmes shot 81 and finished in sixth place. Marcus... [More]
- Rimrodt wins Abilene tournament
- CJHS track team compete in Beloit
- Swanson, Wallace record first-place finishes
- Panthers split doubleheader with Sacred Heart
- CHS softball gets first win of season
- JV softball gets one win
- Two ConKids wrestlers place first
- Wrestling club has six place in state tournament
Dear Editor, Questions that need answers? 1. Why should we sign up for the Special Civility Pledge? 2. Isn't the “Bill of Rights” still acceptable? 3. Aren't the Ten Commandments still taught? 4. What happened to the... [More]