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Arrest Made at Hugoton Motel

Joe Denoyer - October 24, 2021 8:38 pm

On October the 18th, officers of the, Hugoton Police Department were dispatched to the B&B Motel for a report if a man with a gun. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the male suspect. During the investigation it was discovered the male, identified as John McGee, 65, of Warrensburg Missouri, approached 4 males who were standing outside, also staying at the motel. A verbal exchange took place and McGee displayed a handgun and stated he would go get an AR-15 out of his vehicle. The 4 males went to their room and called 911.

A warrant was executed for his room. During the search, a handgun was located in his room and a second handgun was found in his vehicle. McGee was arrested for Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Criminal Threat and transported to the Stevens County Jail. An affidavit was forwarded to the Stevens County Attorney’s office for formal charges.


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