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Sammons Charged

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CHEROKEE COUNTY, KANSAS -

The Cherokee County Attorney files charges against Jacoby Sammons, who's accused of robbing a couple and trying to run over an officer with his truck. 

Cherokee County Sheriff, David Groves says Sammons faces charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and felony fleeing law enforcement. 

The sheriff's office will have to extradite Sammons from newton county. 

Sheriff Groves expects more charges to be filed this week from the Quapaw Tribal Marshal's Office. An officer from that department tried arresting Sammons Friday for an alleged robbery on the Downstream Casino parking lot. The 19-year old allegedly tried to run the officer over with his truck. 

The Quapaw officer shot at Sammons, hitting him at least once in the leg, before Sammons drove away. Authorities arrested Sammons late Friday night at Neosho Freeman Hospital. 


 

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