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Joplin Man Jailed In Kansas


A Joplin man gets booked into the Cherokee County Jail.  Sheriff David Groves says 30-year-old Adam Wiles was arrested in Baxter Springs.  The investigation into Wiles began in September when deputies responded to a rural address where the owner caught someone burglarizing his barn.  He confronted the suspect who brandished a handgun. The homeowner fired his shotgun, hitting the suspect with birdshot as he ran into a wooded area. Sheriff Groves says during a. Search of Wiles’ home stolen property was recovered.  He faces charges of aggravated assault and burglary.  His bond is set at over $11 ,000.  


Wiles also faces arrest warrants from Newton County, Missouri.  




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