The Brown County Sheriff reported that several vehicles in Fairview were broken into.

Sheriff John Merchant said several vehicles in Fairvew that cash and miscellaneous items were reported stolen but unknown individuals.

The break-ins are currently under investigation by the Brown County Sheriff's office. Anyone with information of these break in are urged to contact the Sheriffs office at (785) 742-7125.

In another incident, it was reported on Saturday in the late afternoon that a pickup was reported stolen from a field north of Hiawatha. Sheriff Merchant after speaking with several individuals and other law enforcement agencies, the suspect was located in Buchanan, Mo.

A 17-year-old rural Hiawatha juvenile was arrested on charges of burglary and felony theft. Sheriff Merchant said the pickup was recovered in Atchison later that evening.

"I would like to thank everyone who assisted in this case by sharing important information," Sheriff Merchant said.

In other sheriff reports:

* On Saturday, the sheriff's office was attempting to locate Levi Heideman, 17, white male, 5-10, 160 pounds, wearing blue jeans, tan carhart jacket, black ball cap, black rim glasses. He had last been seen in Atchison at 3 a.m. that morning. On Sunday, Sheriff Merchant reported that Heideman had been located safe in Buchanon County, Mo.

* On 2-20-2020 based on a traffic stop, Beth Mikita, 47, Hiawatha was arrested on a charge of No Proof of Insurance and Brad McGee 42 Topeka was arrested on a charge of Driving While License Cancelled, Suspended or Revoked.

* On 2-17-2020 based on a traffic stop, Glenda Reichle, 55, Atchison was arrested on charges of Possession of Opiates, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Operate Vehicle with Expired License and No Proof of Insurance.

* On 2-15-2020 based on a traffic stop on US 75 HWY, a Brown County Deputy noticed a small child riding unrestrained in the vehicle. The Deputy stressed to the driver the importance of always making sure children are properly seated in a child safety seat while traveling. A citation was issued to the driver for Child Passenger Restraint Violation. The leading cause of injury or death for children in automobile accidents is improper car seat usage or not being restrained at all.

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