The McPherson Police Department is warning people not to fall for phone scams where individuals call claiming to be family members in need of money. The warning comes after a resident lost $12,000 to scammers.
The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) arrested an Edgerton man Wednesday morning following an investigation by the Northeast Child Victim Task Force (NECVTF) and the Collin County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office.
A case from November 1991 remains on the minds of Wichita investigators, who say organized gangs turned the streets into a war zone, and solving this one crime could help close the books on several others.
The United States Attorney’s Office identified two men sentenced in connection with what it called “an international drug ring that distributed large quantities of methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine and marijuana from Mexico in the Kansas City area.”
The case was identified based on testing at the Kansas Health and Environmental Laboratories and close contacts within the household. Officials say the individuals were exposed by an out-of-state visitor.