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Monday, January 30, 2006

Jackson County legislator arrested

From the Jackson County sheriff's office 4:15 p.m.:

  • On 01-30-06 at approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office arrested one of the Jackson County Legislators at the Downtown Courthouse.  The courthouse, located at 415 E. 12th Street, is located at the corner of 12th Street and Locust in Kansas City, MO.
  • According to the police report, immediately following the legislative meeting, a disturbance erupted in the assembly area involving at least two Jackson County Legislators.  One Legislator, a male from Kansas City, reportedly approached the victim and reportedly struck him several times.  The victim, identified as Dan Tarwater, was not injured in the assault.
  • Deputies were present and immediately took the suspect into custody.  He is currently being held at the Kansas City Courthouse pending formal charges for Assault 3rd.  Once charged, he is expected to post an ROR bond from there.

Further I knoweth not. Updates promised.


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