Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Laredo man arrested on felony drug allegation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Laredo man on a drug-related felony charge. The Trenton Police Department arrested 51 year old Duane Lawrence Jeffers, Junior Sunday. He was charged and served a warrant Monday on possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Bond […]

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Chillicothe woman injured in crash on Route U

A Chillicothe woman was injured when the vehicle she was driving ran off a snow-covered lettered route in Livingston County late Monday morning 12 miles northwest of Chillicothe. Twenty-three-year-old Kaitlyn Owen received minor injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. A trooper reported the sports utility vehicle was […]


2 hurt in Friday night accidents in North Missouri

The Highway Patrol reports a motorcycle and a sports utility vehicle overturned in separate accidents Friday night. In an accident two miles north of Purdin, a Brookfield man sustained serious injuries. Twenty-seven-year-old Tyrel Treat traveled on Missouri 5 northbound when his motorcycle ran off the right side of the road before it overturned and ejected […]

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Galt woman arrested in Putnam County

The Highway Patrol arrested a Galt woman in Putnam County Friday night. The Patrol accused 27-year-old Laura Brown of the felonies of possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance diazepam as well as possession of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and driving while intoxicated. She was also accused with speeding, no seatbelt, […]

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Law enforcement blitz nets almost 2,000 speeders in Missouri

Missouri law enforcement officials issued 1,951 speeding citations as part of a six-state speed enforcement blitz conducted throughout the state from July 21 to July 23.  “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine” was an intensified effort to crack down on speeding in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. More than 7,700 speeding tickets […]

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MoDOT planned road work week of July 31

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the North Missouri planned for the week of July 31 – Aug. 6 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work […]

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Area residents receive top honors in Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest

A Laclede resident received the Best in Show in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest. Marian Frizzell’s photo “End of a Harvest Day” was chosen from among a record-breaking 1,370 submitted photos from amateur photographers from the state. Several other area photographers participated in the five contest categories for those […]

Cainsville man hurt in crash near Blythedale

The Highway Patrol reports a Cainsville man sustained minor injuries when his vehicle hit another vehicle about a quarter of a mile west of Blythedale Thursday morning. Thirty-three year old Preston Rice traveled west on Route N when his vehicle crossed the center line and hit the front driver’s side of the other vehicle. Rice’s […]