Kansas Newspaper Says Its Co-Owner Has Died After Being Traumatized by Police Raid

August 14, 2023

Police also hit Marion County Record’s office, Meyer’s home, and the home of one of its reporters—resulting in the seizure of vital reporting materials. She also alleged that the newspaper had illegally obtained and circulated sensitive documents, which the outlet responded to in its Thursday article. He added that she did not apologize about the raid and that she said her lawyers were pursuing criminal charges. Meyer added that in his nearly five decades of teaching and practicing journalism, he has never heard of a police department raiding a newspaper. “This is my first rodeo of anyone coming into a newspaper office and searching it,” Meyer said.