Two men are facing battery and disorderly conduct charges after a fight last month in Pittsburg that left two men with serious injuries. Read the full press release below:
On Sunday morning, September 15, 2019, at approximately 6:00 AM, law enforcement officers of the Pittsburg Police Department, were dispatched to the police station regarding a subject wanting to report being involved in a physical altercation that took place earlier that morning in the 1900 block of S. Broadway St., Pittsburg, at approximately 1:30 AM.
Two victims (which includes the aforementioned reporting party) received serious injuries during this altercation, one of which had to be transferred to University of Kansas Medical Center, in Kansas City, for additional treatment. Investigators initiated follow up into this incident, and interviewed multiple witnesses in an attempt to identify those involved in the altercation.
On Monday afternoon, October 7, 2019, at approximately 2:20 PM, investigators located and arrested one of the two primary suspects from this incident at a residence in the 1900 block of S. Broadway St., Pittsburg. 21-year-old Spencer T. Haake, of Raymore, Missouri, was taken into custody without incident and he was transported to the jail at the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office for booking. Haake was arrested for felony aggravated battery, misdemeanor battery and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. He was later released on a $25,000 bond.
Later that evening (Monday, October 7th), at approximately 8:00 PM, the other primary suspect, 25 year-old Kasey E. Neil, of Pittsburg, turned himself in without incident to law enforcement at the Pittsburg Police Department. Neil was arrested for aggravated battery and misdemeanor disorderly conduct, and he was transported to the jail at the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office for booking. Neil was later released on a $25,000 bond.
This incident is still under investigation at this time, and additional suspects are pending identification by investigators.