Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrest two area men

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two men in area counties. Forty-six-year-old Brent Adams of Jamesport was arrested in Daviess County Friday evening. He was accused of felony driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, and careless and imprudent driving resulting in a crash.  He was transported to the Daviess DeKalb […]

Grundy County Extension Council

Grundy County Extension Council re-opens election

The Grundy County Extension Council has decided to reopen its election until February 20th. Paper ballots are available at the Grundy County Extension Office in the basement of the Alexander Student Center on the campus of the North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Any Grundy County adult can vote. The council decided at a meeting […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kirksville man arrested on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Adair County Friday afternoon on several drug-related allegations. Fifty-year-old James Baker was accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of synthetic amphetamine. The Patrol also accused him of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and felony unlawful […]

Two arrested in Daviess and DeKalb Counties

The highway patrol reports separate arrests on Sunday of motorists in Daviess and DeKalb Counties. Independence resident, 54-year-old Paul Jones, was arrested at mid-afternoon and faces several possible violations in Daviess County. Online information says Jones is accused of driving while intoxicated for alcohol; failure to yield to an emergency vehicle; as well as careless […]

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Three of six passengers injured in Tuesday evening crash east of Chillicothe; driver arrested on multiple allegations

Three people out of six who reported injuries were taken to the hospital who were involved in a sports utility vehicle accident Tuesday night on an icy road three miles east of Chillicothe.  The driver, who was not injured, was later arrested by the highway patrol. Thirty-six-year-old Mathew Pike of Chillicothe was driving westbound with six […]