April 24, 2014

Sheriff’s officer charged in Gardner stand-off

Law enforcement officers brought out large equipment to the scene of a domestic violence call in Gardner this morning. Staff photo courtesy of Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy was charged today following a stand-off in the St. Johns Trace subdivision on Dec. 5.

Ethan Moss, 40, was charged with aggravated assault, criminal restraint and domestic battery. Moss, Gardner, is on …

Bus accident in Edgerton injures three

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

U.S. 56 Highway is closed near Four Corners Road in Edgerton after a school bus accident this afternoon.

Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an accident involving three vehicles and a school bus at approximately 4 p.m. …

Edgerton standoff ends peacefully

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in Edgerton at 6:30 p.m. on April 10 on a report of a suicidal person.
The incident took place in the 19800 block of Edgerton Road.
According to …

County employees deployed to Alabama for disaster relief

Tom Erickson, left, and Adam Crowe have been deployed to Clanton, Ala. The pair, both Johnson County employees are helping with disaster recovery in the tornado-strewn area. This isn’t the first time county employees have been deployed after a tornado. They also assisted in Greensburg in 2007. Submitted photo

Two Johnson County employees have been deployed for up to two weeks to assist in recovery efforts in the aftermath of deadly tornadoes in Alabama.

Tom Erickson, public information officer for the Sheriff’s Office, and Adam Crowe, assistant

director of …

Texting while driving now banned

Graphic by Danedri Thompson

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

The texting while driving law may have taken effect on Jan. 1, but local law

enforcement agencies patrolling Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill streets have yet to write a ticket for it.

Deputy Tom Erickson of the …

Updated: Two killed in traffic accident in Gardner

Hannah Apperson

Amy Cunningham

acunningham@gardnernews.com

A horrific head-on collision between a truck and car on the U.S. 56 Highway overpass at the intersection of New Century Parkway took the lives of two people on Wednesday evening.

The accident happened just after …