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Trio arrested in Weir

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WEIR, Kan. — Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested three suspects in Weir over the past few evenings on unrelated cases.

Around 11 pm on Monday, Sept. 4, deputies located and apprehended Josh Myers, 45, of Weir. Myers is being held in the Cherokee County Jail on allegations of felony criminal threat.

The following evening, Deputies located and arrested 35 year-old Scotty Sherrin, of Stonewall, Oklahoma. 

Felony arrest warrants had been issued for Sherrin for violating his probation in Kansas and felony parole violations in Missouri.

Also arrested on Tuesday evening was 23-year-old Elissa Sturgell, of Weir. 

Sturgell is being held in the Cherokee County Jail on allegations of interfering with law enforcement, an arrest which stems from her suspected involvement in aiding a wanted suspect in evading arrest.