April 22, 2021

Union County Sheriff

An abandoned vehicle was found 6:07 p.m. Saturday in a field in the 1600 block of 150th Street.

According to a Union County Sheriff’s report, the vehicle was a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado reported stolen from Lorimor on March 25.

The truck and a fence were both damaged.

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Nicholas Arthur Hardisty, 41, 208 E. 2nd St., in Orient, was charged on a Union County warrant for driving while barred 8:53 p.m. Sunday at 511 S. Pine St.

Hardisty was being held in the Union County Jail on $200 bond.

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Deputies were dispatched for a welfare check 11:20 a.m. Monday in the 1200 block of Osage St.

According to a Union County Sheriff’s report, deputies utilized a locksmith to gain entry and found an unresponsive adult female in the residence. Greater Regional paramedics and the county medical examiner investigator also responded.

The body was transported to the state medical examiner’s office for further investigation.