The Kansas Bureau of Investigation made three arrests Wednesday evening related to a fight that seriously injured a man at a weekend party in Doniphan County.
The KBI was requested by the Doniphan County Sheriff’s Office to assist in investigating a confrontation that occurred at a party at 159 Monument Road in Doniphan County on Sept. 22.
During the overnight party, a 42-year-old white male received serious head injuries during an altercation with other party attendees. He was transported by a family member to a residence in the 1600 block of Jayhawk Drive, in Atchison, where police and EMS were called around 4:20 a.m. Sunday morning. The injured man was transported by EMS to a local Atchison hospital. He was later transferred to a Kansas City area hospital where he remains hospitalized in critical condition.
On Wednesday evening, Sept. 25, KBI agents served several search and arrest warrants connected to the case. At 6 p.m., 44-year-old Scott A. Vandeloo, of Atchison, was arrested at 1712 Prairie View Road in Platte City, Missouri. He was arrested for aggravated battery, and booked into the Platte County Jail.
At approximately 7 p.m., 22-year-old Brian A. Spilman Jr., of Atchison, was arrested for aggravated battery after surrendering at the intersection of Mineral Point and Monument roads in rural Doniphan County. Then, at around 8:30 p.m., Matthew C. Scherer, 30, of Atchison, was arrested for aggravated battery when he surrendered at the Doniphan County Sheriff’s Office at 219 S. Main St. in Troy, Kansas. Both Spillman and Scherer were booked into the Leavenworth County Jail.
Assisting in the arrests were the Atchison Police Department, the Doniphan County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Platte County Sheriff’s Office. The Doniphan County Attorney is expected to prosecute the case.
Nothing further will be released at this time.