The following press release was submitted by Mitchell County Attorney Mark Noah late Friday afternoon, August 3.
On July 30 through August 2, 2018, the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office and the Beloit Police Department investigated a number of posters that had been distributed around town. These posters made false and malicious allegations about a Beloit resident.
A search warrant was executed on a residence in Beloit, two farm residences in Mitchell County and two vehicles belonging to Joseph P. Gregg. As a result of the search warrant, deputies and officers collected evidence and arrested Gregg for three felony counts of Interference with Law Enforcement, a violation of K.S.A. 21-5904, and six misdemeanor counts of Criminal False Communication, a violation of K.S.A. 21-6103.
All persons named herein are presumed to be innocent of the crimes charged until proven guilty in a Court of law.