Jun 08, 2021 5:55 PM

Police: Kansas man jailed for weapons violation

Posted Jun 08, 2021 5:55 PM
Nixon photo Atchison County Jail
Nixon photo Atchison County Jail

ATCHISON COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect on a weapons violation.

On April 30, police responded to a disturbance in the 700 Block of Parallel, according to Police Chief Mike Wilson.

It was determined that during the disturbance a 20-year-old man had been in possession of a handgun which police recovered. 

On June 7, police arrested Dwayne A. Nixon, 20, Atchison, for possession of a firearm by a felon.  An investigation determined that Nixon has a felony conviction in the State of New Jersey, according to Wilson.