Tuesday, 20 August 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
Missing teen located, sex offender arrested
04/22/2019

Jacob Cowles/Credit: Jefferson Co Sheriff's Office

(KAIR)--A teenage runaway from Jefferson County had been in the company of a registered sex offender.

WIBW-TV reports the teen and 21-year-old Jacob Cowles were both located following a search launched Sunday.

Despite concerns that the teen had been abducted, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig told the TV station the teen left with Cowles willingly.

The teen apparently had returned home following the search, which led his parents to notify authorities who in turn located Cowles and placed him under arrest.

Cowles faces numerous charges, including aggravated criminal sodomy, indecent liberties with a child between the ages of 14 and 16, and solicit to engage.

Following his arrest, Cowles was booked into the Jefferson 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
Police: Man intentionally struck by vehicle
Hiawatha man facing multiple charges
No injuries in grain elevator explosion
Hiawatha man arrested on drug charges
Two killed in Jefferson Co crash
Damage reported from severe storms
Kansas City, Kansas, police fatally shoot rifle-toting man
Safety concerns voiced about local highway
Monday wreck injures two
Plea entered in Jackson Co child sex case
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Second Hiawatha man arrested on drug charges
Monday wreck injures two
Legislative candidate visits Falls City
Falls City tree limb reminders
Helping Children Cope with Tragedy
Fall Demonstration Plot Tour
Know Your Enemy-Pick Your Battle
Wheat specialist says it's time to manage wheat
Kickapoo Tribe to open tribal history museum
Boil advisory issued for Winchester
Click Here For All Stories

©2019 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
162.158.78.28