Local NewsTrending

Two Arrested Following Stabbing In Riverton

While most people were sleeping last night, your local law enforcement officers tracked down a stabbing suspect and arrested another suspect on drug charges after executing a search warrant where methamphetamine was seized before it could be sold a short distance from one of our elementary schools. -Sheriff David Groves

Two people were arrested in Baxter Springs Sunday night following a stabbing in Riverton. Around 10 o’clock, Cherokee County deputies received a call about a stabbing. The investigation led detectives to a home in the 500 block of West 14th Street in Baxter Springs.

54-year-old James Martin Jr. was taken into custody on allegations of aggravated battery. 68-year-old Deeta Olds was also arrested on meth and paraphernalia charges, including with the intent to distribute near a school.

Both are held in the Cherokee County Jail. Martin’s bond has been set at $15,000. Olds’ bond is $57,000.

The victim was transported to a Joplin hospital and later released.

News Talk KZRG has reached out for more information surrounding the circumstances of the attack.

 

James Martin Jr
James Martin Jr
Deeta Olds
Deeta Olds
Tags
Show More
Back to top button