Thursday, 21 February 2019
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Roadway BB gun threat holds Atchison man
08/09/2018

Cody Vanwey/Credit: Atchison Co Sheriff's Office

(KAIR)--A 25-year-old Atchison man goes to jail after brandishing what appeared to be a handgun during an apparent road rage incident. “It was about 2:15 on Wednesday afternoon when we responded to the area of the 200 block of South 10th, near the railroad tracks at 10th Street,” Atchison Police Chief Mike Wilson told MSC News. “What we learned was there had been two vehicles westbound on 59 Highway. Actually, both had been in Missouri, proceeded into Atchison. Apparently there was some type of lane change dispute between the two vehicles as they continued westbound.”

Wilson said it was during the dispute that Cody Vanwey is accused of aiming the gun, which police later learned was not an actual handgun, at the driver of the other vehicle. “As they approached 10th Street, a driver in one vehicle, specifically a van, pulled what we learned to be a BB gun out, aimed it at the other driver, who was in a pickup truck next to the van, pointed it at him, and then fired several shots. Both vehicles then proceeded near the tracks, northbound, where the van, [driven by] the man with the gun, hit the tracks at a high speed, causing the van to become disabled and stopped.”

Wilson said Vanwey was still with the van when police arrived.

Following an investigation at the scene, he was arrested on charges for aggravated assault and reckless driving.

Once he was in custody, Vanwey was booked into the Atchison County Jail.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Rural Falls City man arrested following Auburn robbery
Theft scheme nets two arrests
Two injured after a car and semi collide head-on
Wildlife investigation holds Atchison man
Hiawatha man arrested on child sex charges
Services set for local officer
Slick roadway leads to crash and arrest
Wathena man killed in Wednesday accident
Saturday wreck downs power lines
Friday fire leaves family homeless
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Mayetta man found guilty in agg battery case
Past altercation holds one
Woman killed in Wednesday Pottawatomie Co crash
Finalists for HCC president announced
Turbine concerns voiced at statehouse
Mental evaluation ordered in local child sex case
Easton shooting suspect charged
Guilty verdict in local animal cruelty case
Senator Moran to visit Sabetha
Pursuit turned crash injures one
Click Here For All Stories

©2019 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report

Powered by Radio Media Group
162.158.78.244