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  1. Bethesda rare-historic book thief admits guilt, ordered to pay $22k in restitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    A Bethesda woman will spend the next two years scrimping and saving in attempt to fully refund her neighbor and former close friend. In June, Montgomery County Police charged Christina Wimmel, 31, with three counts of felony theft.


  2. Officials quick to release records on strip-club raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Wichita Eagle

    One of several oddities about the story of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis being at a Coffeyville strip club when it was raided by police in 1998 was how promptly the Montgomery County officials released the police records. In most states, obtaining such records is always that quick and easy. 2 comments

  3. Letters on Amazon leaving Coffeyville, Reid, Orman, negotiating drug...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    The following letter was submitted by state Sen. Jeff King, state Rep. Jim Kelly, Montgomery County Commissioner Larry McManus and Montgomery County Action Council president Chuck Goad, all of Independence, and Coffeyville Mayor Jim Falkner: Our fears were realized last week with the announced closure of the Amazon facility in Coffeyville . We worked diligently with state, federal and other local officials to keep the operation in Coffeyville by offering Amazon the largest retention package in Kansas history.


  4. Police: Laurel housekeeper pilfers $16K in jewelry from customers? homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 |

    ... felony theft charges. She is accused of pilfering more than $16,000 in jewelry from five residences across Montgomery County. Grosso, who owns and operates a local home cleaning company, hired Rivas-Granados in late August to help balance a sudden ...


  5. Brownback administration official requested Davis strip club recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Capital-Journal

    Six days before the story broke that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Paul Davis was at a Coffeyville strip club when a 1998 drug raid occurred, the chief of staff for Republican Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer requested the incident records from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.


  6. Use of state employee to dig up dirt on Davis raises its own ethical questionsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 |

    We don't know who tipped off the tiny Coffeyville Journal - a small community newspaper that prints twice a week and doesn't have a website - to a 16-year-old story about gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis' visit to a Montgomery County strip club.


  7. Strip-club smear campaign orchestrated by Sam Brownback official, says Paul DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... reports on the club raid several days before a news story broke linking Davis to the club, according to Montgomery County Sheriff's records obtained by The Eagle on Thursday through the Kansas Open Records Act. Davis, then 26 and single, was briefly ... 1 comment

  8. Iowa man dies after crash in southeast KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    An Iowa man died this weekend as the result of injuries he sustained in a two-vehicle crash in southeast Kansas, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report. Lane Edward Marten, 47, of Battle Creek, Iowa, died at the hospital Sunday morning shortly after the crash in Montgomery County, the report said.


  9. Davis tangled in 1998 drug raid at Kansas nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    Democratic governor nominee Paul Davis was swept up 16 years ago in a law enforcement raid on a Coffeyville strip club based on an informant's tip about alleged drug dealing, documents showed Saturday. Davis, a single 26-year-old rookie attorney not yet elected to public office, was briefly detained with others inside the club by officers of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department.


  10. Paul Davis: a In the wrong place at the wrong timea during 1998 strip club raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Journal. The Journal article said the information was obtained from an open records request to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. Davis was told by an officer to lie down on the floor. He told the officer that he was the attorney for the club's ...


  11. ABC 7 report prompts woman to report alleged sexual assault by tattoo artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 |

    ... tattoo artist, arrested in August for allegedly groping a teenage client , is back in jail. On Tuesday, Montgomery County Police re-arrested Mark Matthews, 35, of Damascus, after a second woman came forward, accusing him of inappropriately touching ...


  12. Stay Connected With a Kindle Fire as Part of Bethesda Hotel's New Fall PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Market Wire

    Spend some time and "Stay Connected this Fall" with an exciting new weekend travel package that includes great Bethesda accommodations and a Kindle Fire! Staying connected while spending time on and off the road will be easier than ever for those who take advantage of the "Stay Connected this Fall" package at the Bethesda Marriott Suites, where spacious guests rooms are among the largest in Montgomery County. Now, in addition to all-suite accommodations that include a separate bedroom and living area, guests who take advantage of this hotel's limited time offer near Rockville, MD will receive a Kindle Fire tablet so they can cozy up with a good book, track their email while traveling or enjoy games and movies with the kids.


  13. Vikings reinstate Peterson after abuse chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... want the legal process to take its course before making any final decisions. This photo provided by the Montgomery County sheriff's office shows the booking photo of Adrian Peterson. Peterson was indicted in Texas for using a branch to spank one of ...


  14. Report: Adrian Peterson Indicted In Child Injury Case In TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Texas for 'reckless or negligent injury to a child,' according to the Fox Affiliate in Houston. The indictment was made in Montgomery County.


  15. Attorney: Adrian Peterson indicted on child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    The attorney for Adrian Peterson says the Minnesota Vikings star running back has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge in Montgomery County accused Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son.


  16. 83-year-old man rescues elderly friend from parking lot scammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 |

    ... and scared to death," Lynch, who recently turned 83, said. "I thought, 'I better call 911.' So, I did." Montgomery County officers arrived within minutes, and detained Demetro and his alleged accomplice. Neither man had managed to pinch a penny from ...


  17. Kansas man to serve life in prison for crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    ... said. Steven Paul Butler, 50, currently of Joplin, Mo., was sentenced by Judge F. William Cullins in Montgomery County District Court for aggravated criminal sodomy of a child under 14 years old. Cullins also ordered Butler to lifetime registration ... 2 comments

  18. Commissioner: Montgomery County sheriff candidates challenging each other's petitionsRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Courier Standard

    There aren't any locally contested races on next month's primary election ballots, but come November, voters will have choices between who will be Montgomery County's clerk and sheriff.


  19. Former Kansas man sentenced to life in prison for sex crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... release said. He was found guilty of the charge in June and was sentenced by Judge F. William Cullins in Montgomery County District Court. Under Kansas law, the standard sentence for people convicted of a Jessica's Law crime is life in prison ...


  20. Perjury trial of Montgomery police officer set for NovemberRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 |

    A Montgomery County police officer facing a perjury charge is scheduled to stand trial in November, according to court records.