Geary County

Geary County authorities remove alligator from home amid drug search of Junction City home

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — The Junction City-Geary County Drug Operations Group got a little more than they bargained for when they served a search warrant Wednesday at Junction City home. Officers were called out to an apartment at 311 West 8th Street Street as part of an investigation into drug distribution and person crimes. In [...]

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By |2019-08-08T11:12:40-05:00August 8th, 2019|Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Geary County authorities remove alligator from home amid drug search of Junction City home

Geary Co Sheriff arrests three from Kentucky after pursuit through three counties

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — Three people were arrested after leading a pursuit through Geary, Riley and Wabaunsee counties Monday. The Geary County Sheriff’s Office says the pursuit began around 11 a.m. along Interstate 70 in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 310 and continued through the three counties, ending in a field one mile west [...]

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By |2019-08-05T19:47:16-05:00August 5th, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Riley County, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on Geary Co Sheriff arrests three from Kentucky after pursuit through three counties

Geary County authorities rescue two from Milford Lake

GEARY COUNTY, Kan. – Two people were rescued Sunday afternoon from Milford Lake after a boating accident. The Geary County Sheriff’s Office says it received a call around 1 p.m. in reference to a boat with two occupants who appeared to be in distress on the lake at the mouth of Madison Creek. The Sheriff’s [...]

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By |2019-08-04T19:21:33-05:00August 4th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Geary County authorities rescue two from Milford Lake

Junction City man injured after fleeing KHP on motorcycle

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A suspect fleeing police on a motorcycle was hospitalized after exiting Interstate 70 and overturning. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Connor Arthur Amiot, of Junction City, was westbound on I-70 Saturday at around 12:40 a.m., fleeing from law enforcement on a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle. After taking exit 301 at a [...]

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By |2019-07-27T09:07:23-05:00July 27th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Junction City man injured after fleeing KHP on motorcycle

KDHE investigating algae treatment performance in Milford Gathering Pond

On a public health advisory warning since June 27, officials initiated a project to treat the Milford Gathering Pond in Geary County for a harmful algal bloom Tuesday, July 23. According to a release by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, they began using a hydrogen peroxide-based algaecide to investigate and demonstrate in-lake treatments [...]

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By |2019-07-25T15:14:27-05:00July 25th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on KDHE investigating algae treatment performance in Milford Gathering Pond

Fort Riley says truck hauling military munitions involved in Friday crash on I-70

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — Fort Riley officials say a semi-trailer transporting military munitions between U.S. Army arsenals was involved and disabled in the Friday morning crash along I-70 that closed the westbound lanes for several hours. The crash occurred sometime after 6 a.m. near the Grandview Plaza exit after it and another semi crashed into [...]

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By |2019-07-19T16:01:47-05:00July 19th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Fort Riley says truck hauling military munitions involved in Friday crash on I-70

On and off storm chances continue Friday and through the weekend

The long holiday weekend forecast has some increased chances for rain and periodic thunderstorms, especially on Friday. Storm activity developed in the morning hours and forecasters say redevelopment is possible later in the afternoon or evening. Some of that activity, especially in the evening could spawn severe storms, with the potential to produce damaging winds [...]

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By |2019-07-05T11:11:21-05:00July 5th, 2019|Geary County, Local News, Pottawatomie County, Riley County, Wabaunsee County|Comments Off on On and off storm chances continue Friday and through the weekend

Four arrested in JC after warrant yields meth, marijuana, paraphernalia and a firearm

Four people accused of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school were arrested in Junction City Thursday after police served a search warrant. According to a release by police, officers discovered methamphetamine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a firearm while performing the search. In addition to the distribution charges, 33-year-old Samantha [...]

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By |2019-06-28T13:57:12-05:00June 28th, 2019|Geary County, Junction City, Local News|Comments Off on Four arrested in JC after warrant yields meth, marijuana, paraphernalia and a firearm

Milford man dies in ATV accident

GEARY COUNTY — One person is dead following an ATV accident Tuesday in rural Geary County. The Geary County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called out to a rural field just off of Ava Road shortly after 4:30 p.m. in reference to an unresponsive man pinned under an ATV. Emergency responders determined the man to [...]

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By |2019-06-26T08:19:23-05:00June 26th, 2019|Geary County, Local News|Comments Off on Milford man dies in ATV accident

Geary County man charged with murder after attack with pipe

JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A Geary County man is behind bars after police say he attempted to kill a man Monday morning. Junction City Police were dispatched around 9 a.m. to 223 North Washington Street for a report of a battery that occurred hours earlier. The victim, 49-year-old Francisco Correa reported he was battered with [...]

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By |2019-06-24T19:24:35-05:00June 24th, 2019|Geary County|Comments Off on Geary County man charged with murder after attack with pipe