Sheriff Office News


• 10:30 a.m. Friday, 305 S. Main St., Ottawa, Tones Copp, 28, Lawrence, on a Franklin County probation violation warrant.

• 2:30 p.m. Friday, 305 S. Main St., Ottawa, Craig Galey, 46, Blue Mound, on a Franklin County probation violation warrant.

• 2:30 p.m. Friday, 305 S. Main St., Ottawa, Travis Bishop, 33, homeless, on a Franklin County failure to appear warrant.

• 3:12 a.m. Saturday, 4400 block of I-35, Milepost 197, Robert Howes, 25, St. Augustine, Florida, for felony fleeing and eluding, driving under the influence, and reckless driving after being called in as an erratic driver on US-59. He fled from law enforcement. He was eventually stopped in Gardner after tire deflation devices were utilized by the Gardner Police Department.

• 7:21 p.m. Saturday, 400 block of Virginia Terrace, Lane, Joshua Cooper, 35, Lenexa, for driving under the influence and transporting an open container after he was called in for driving on a resident’s property.

• 11:45 p.m. Saturday, 300 block of Madison St., Pomona, Chance Eastman, 39, Quenemo, for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and for transporting an open container following a traffic stop.


• 6:25 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of S. 12th St., Centropolis, Corey Eubanks, 32, Centropolis, did not return to the jail after a court ordered furlough. A report for aggravated escape from custody has been forwarded to the county attorney’s office.


• 11:04 a.m. Saturday, 1100 block of Missouri Road, Serena King, 42, Princeton, was driving a 2003 Nissan when she lost control on the ice and went into a ditch.

• 9:35 p.m. Saturday, 1900 block of Virginia Road, Rosemary Burke, 63, Rantoul, was southbound in her 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser when she lost control due to icy road conditions and struck a tree.

• 7:31 a.m. Sunday, 3400 I-35, Milepost 191, Bayleigh Beal, 19, Ottawa, was driving a 2003 Ford Focus northbound when she lost control on the icy roadway and struck the rear of the trailer being pulled by a 2018 Kenworth tractor-trailer, driven by Lauren Baune, 54, Abilene. Beal then left the roadway and went into a ditch.

• 10:20 a.m. Sunday, 1200 block of Eisenhower Road, Princeton, Lauren Hutton, 28, Princeton, was involved in an injury accident while driving a 2003 Subaru.

• 11:09 a.m. Sunday, 3100 block of Nebraska Road, Ottawa, a 17-year-old Ottawa juvenile was attempting to make a left turn onto the 3100 block Nebraska Road from the 3000 block of Neosho Road in a 1997 Chrysler LHS when the vehicle slid off of the roadway, due to icy road conditions, and struck a gas meter.

• 1:30 p.m. Sunday, 2300 block of Utah Road, Ottawa, Daniel Riley, 19, LaCygne, was southbound and struck another vehicle, which was abandoned by a 17-year-old Ottawa juvenile after sliding off the icy road.