Rollover Crash

Teenagers from Cainsville injured in rollover crash

Residents from Cainsville were injured as the result of a pickup truck overturning two miles south of Blythedale on March 19th at 12:05 am. The Highway Patrol reports the 17-year-old boy who was driving sustained serious injuries. The passenger, 18-year-old Leon Nobles, received minor injuries. They were taken to the Harrison County Community Hospital in […]

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Man from Indiana loses control of pickup on icy Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports an Indiana man sustained moderate injuries as the result of a pickup truck losing control on ice and hitting a car near Kirksville on Thursday evening, March 10th. An ambulance took the driver of the car, 52-year-old Thomas Teach of South Bend, Indiana, to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. […]

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Two injured in Thursday morning crash on Highway 116

Two people were injured as the result of a head-on vehicle collision two miles west of Polo on Thursday morning, March 10th. The Highway Patrol reports the driver of a sports utility vehicle, 47-year-old Brady Kerste of Polo, sustained serious injuries. The driver of a pickup truck, 45-year-old Donald Jeffers of Braymer, received moderate injuries. […]

7-year-old Piper Johnson and mother Valerie Jean Baker who is believed to have taken the child

Missing 7-year-old girl taken by mom during supervised visit in St. Charles County

The Saint Charles County Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 10 Fiddlecreek Ridge Road at 3:30 P.M. on March 7, 2022. Missing is seven-year-old Piper Johnson a white female, height 3’0″, 55 lbs, brown hair, blue eyes, fair complexion, wearing a white t-shirt with a […]

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Man arrested after fleeing from law enforcement near Chillicothe

A 37-year-old man was arrested near Chillicothe on Sunday night, March 6 after he allegedly failed to yield to law enforcement and fled. Chillicothe Police Sergeant Jeremy Stephens reports officers conducted a traffic stop near Mitchell Road and Corporate Drive, but the vehicle continued to the area of the 600 block of Corporate Drive. He says […]

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Crash on Interstate 35 sends two from Oklahoma to hospital

An Interstate 35 crash on Thursday night in Harrison County injured two people from Tulsa, Oklahoma when a sports utility vehicle overturned. The highway patrol said minor injuries were noted for two passengers, 38-year-old Devard Hanna and 56-year-old Leslie Hanna. Both were taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. The driver, 57-year-old Scott Carr, […]

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Trucker’s trailer strikes street sign and utility box on 17th Street in Trenton

No injuries were reported when a Freightliner truck’s towed unit struck a street sign and an AT&T phone utility box on Tuesday afternoon, February 8th. Officer Jeff Spencer reports 37-year-old Jimmy Rios Barela Junior of Garden Grove, California drove the truck on 17th Street before attempting to turn north onto Chestnut Street. That is when […]

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Two charged with arson in connection with fire at Days Inn Motel in Chillicothe

Arson charges have been filed against two suspects in connection with a fire Saturday morning at the Days Inn Motel in the one thousand block of South Washington Street in Chillicothe. Chillicothe firefighters reported damage occurred to an exterior wooden staircase and siding. Occupants of the motel were alerted by smoke detectors and by motel […]

Traffic Accident

Brookfield teenager injured in Sunday crash on Highway 36; driver accused of DWI

A Brookfield teen was injured on Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 36 at Laclede. Eighteen-year-old Jonathan Hollon received serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The patrol listed Hollon as a passenger in a car driven by 27-year-old Joshua Scearce of Linneus. Neither man was using […]

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Woman from Gallatin injured in crash south of Winston

The Highway Patrol reports a Gallatin woman sustained moderate injuries as the result of one sport utility vehicle hitting another two miles south of Winston the morning of January 20th. Emergency medical services transported 51-year-old Terri Schlaiss to Cameron Regional Medical Center. No injuries were reported for the other driver, 37-year-old Colt Gilbertson of Blanchardville, […]

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Pickup with snowplow backs into van during snow removal from streets in Trenton

The weekend process to remove snow downtown included an accident in which a city of Trenton vehicle backed into a van that was trailing the snowplow. No injuries were reported from the accident just before midnight Saturday night on Main street near 11th Street. Police reported the city of Trenton pickup was driven by 57-year-old […]

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Chillicothe woman charged with child abuse after allegedly causing brain bleed and skull fracture in 10 month old baby

A report of a baby being taken by medical helicopter to Children’s Mercy Hospital the night of January 10th with what were described as serious injuries led to the arrest of a 27-year-old woman. Online court information shows Jessica Nicole Gamble of Chillicothe has been charged with abuse or neglect of a child involving serious […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police arrest several over the weekend for auto theft, burglary, assault and trespassing

The Chillicothe Police Department reported on several arrests over the weekend. Early Sunday afternoon, officers received a report of a stolen motor vehicle in the 900 block of Waples Street. Officer located the vehicle a short time later and arrested a 26-year-old male for the alleged theft of a motor vehicle and driving while revoked. […]

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Audio: Missouri man arrested for allegedly threatening to open fire at high school “in the name of Kyle Rittenhouse”

An eastern Missouri man has been charged after allegedly threatening to open fire at a high school. Festus Police Chief Tim Lewis says 27-year-old Mitchell Lovelace reportedly posted the threatening message Saturday night against Festus High School.     Rittenhouse took an AR-15-style gun to a Wisconsin riot last year – shooting to death two […]

Drug Raid

Drug raid by Brookfield authorities results in three arrests after months long investigation

A multi-month narcotics investigation resulted in the arrest of a 60-year-old man, 57-year-old man, and 37-year-old woman, all of Brookfield on Wednesday, December 1st. The Brookfield Police Department reports a search warrant was executed at a Brookfield residence where approximately 30 fentanyl capsules, five grams of methamphetamine, 43 xtampza pills, (extended-release oxycodone) 10 tramadol/hydrochloride pills, […]

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Meadville man injured after dump truck overturns near Chillicothe

The Highway Patrol reports a Meadville man sustained serious injuries when the dump truck he drove overturned three miles east of Chillicothe on Tuesday afternoon, November 30th. Emergency services transported 57-year-old Darrell Kraus to Hedrick Medical Center. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the north side of the road, striking a […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police arrest two for trespassing and two on property damage allegations

The Chillicothe Police Department responded to reports of individuals trespassing and property damage on November 26th. Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reports a 37-year-old man from Tennessee and a 27-year-old woman from Iowa were taken into custody after officers responded to a business in the 1000 block of Graves Street in reference to the two […]