Union County Sheriff

William Cody Gene Hatfield, 29, 502 N. Oak St., Creston was charged 5:18 p.m. Monday on a Union County warrant for the original charge of second-degree arson at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office.

According to a Union County Sheriff’s report, on July 14, 2018 Hatfield was discovered to have set fire to a vacant farm residence at 1681 Clover Ave. resulting in total destruction.

Hatfield is being held in the Union County Jail until his appearance before a judge.

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Kegan Lynn Kirscher, 28, 301 Kansas Ave., Lorimor, was charged Sunday with 25 counts of violation of a protection order at the Union County Jail.

According to a Union County Sheriff’s report, Kirscher made phone calls to a female victim while serving time on charges of kidnapping, domestic abuse assault with strangulation and interference with emergency communications.

Kirscher continues to be held in the Union County Jail.