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Baxter Springs Man Jailed After Alleged Armed Confrontation



On May 28, 2022, Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a reported dispute, which had occurred at a home outside of Baxter Springs. 

During their investigation, Deputies learned a man had allegedly approached two other men while they were on their own property, pointed a handgun at them and threatened them.

The suspect however, had fled prior to law enforcement being notified.

On June 1, 2022, Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies located and apprehended the suspect, 37-year-old Nicholas Patton, of Baxter Springs.

Patton was arrested on allegations of Aggravated Assault and transported to the Cherokee County Jail where he is being held in lieu of $16,000.00 bond.

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