Junction City Crime
Recent Crime News
22 hrs ago | via The Capital-Journal
A U.S. District Court judge on Friday signed an order sealing sensitive information in the case of a man charged with attempting to detonate a bomb at Fort Riley. On Thursday, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom, along with two assistant U.S. attorneys and two trial attorneys, filed a motion seeking the protective order for discovery in the case of John T. Booker Jr., 20. District Court Judge John W. Lungstrum signed the order as did two prosecutors, assistant U.S. Attorneys Anthony Mattivi and David C. Smith, and two defense attorneys, federal public defender Melody Brannon Evans and assistant public defender Kirk Redmond. Comment?
Thursday | via The Capital-Journal
Prosecutors in the case of a young Topeka man accused of attempting to detonate a bomb at Fort Riley are seeking a protective order to shield sensitive information from the public record. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom, along with two assistant U.S. attorneys and two trial attorneys, filed a motion Thursday for a protective order for discovery. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Capital-Journal
In his initial appearance before a federal judge Tuesday, John T. Booker Jr. politely responded to the judge's questions as he pleaded not guilty to three charges, including attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. Booker, 20, conferred often with his attorneys, Melody Evans and Kirk Redmond, as he read through a federal indictment and heard questions from U.S. Magistrate Judge James P. O'Hara. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via KMAN-AM Manhattan
Dean Gulker was arrested around 6:50 p.m. while in the 3700 block of Bradford Terrace. He was charged with aggravated burglary, theft and burglary, and was given a bond of $20,000. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via The Wichita Eagle
Federal authorities charged a 20-year-old Topeka man Friday with plotting to bomb Fort Riley in league with, he believed, the so-called Islamic State. John Thomas Booker Jr., also known as Mohammed Abdullah Hassan, was named with in three counts that alleged he planned on Friday to use a "weapon of mass destruction" to damage property at the U.S. Army Base near Junction City in a suicide mission. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via KMAN-AM Manhattan
A 29-year-old Manhattan man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon on a variety of charges. Justin Atwood-Allison was arrested at the intersection of Bluemont Ave and North 3rd Street for driving with a suspended license, possession of opiates, opium, narcotic drugs, stimulants, methamphetamine precursors and drug paraphernalia. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 25 | via KMAN-AM Manhattan
While accounts vary on how many shots were fired, an affidavit for warrant application released by Riley County District Court Wednesday morning in a voluntary manslaughter case indicates the victim was shot in the center of the forehead. Casey Lindley, 27, of Ogden later died from the early March 10th shooting near Ogden, with Tierre Wall, 26, of Fort Riley arrested in Georgia a couple days later. Comment?
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