A former Camden County, Missouri, sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving child pornography. Leonard Jerome Wilson, 40, formerly of Camdenton, Missouri, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to. Under the terms of today’s plea agreement, Wilson must surrender his peace officer license and enter guilty pleas in two related […]
An Alabama man pleaded guilty in federal court to enticing a 16-year-old victim, whom he met through the “Game of War” application on her cell phone, to engage in illegal sexual activity. James Reece Vance, 46, of Madison, Ala., pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips. The investigation began when the child victim’s […]
A Marshfield, Missouri, woman has been sentenced in federal court for multiple fraud schemes totaling more than $1 million that involved Medicaid payments to her dental clinics, failing to pay over payroll taxes and collecting unemployment benefits she wasn’t entitled to receive. Pamela M. Van Drie, 59, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas […]
A Kentucky truck driver and prior sex offender pleaded guilty in federal court for transporting child pornography. Gregory Marshall, 58, of Paducah, Kentucky, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool. According to court documents, a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper stopped the tractor-trailer Marshall was driving on U.S. Highway 60 in Wright County, […]
Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number 2 will have an interruption of service for some customers starting Wednesday morning, October 9, 2019, at 9 o’clock. The outage will affect customers living west of Midway Avenue and north of Route DD and may last until Thursday. Those customers will be under a boil advisory until […]
Two former corrections officers at the Jackson County Detention Center have been convicted by a federal jury of physically assaulting an inmate in violation of his constitutional protection against unreasonable force. “These corrections officers abused their authority by physically assaulting an inmate,” said U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison. “Our Constitution protects every citizen from the use […]
An Independence, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing and sharing hundreds of videos and images of child pornography over the internet. James Andrew Clingenpeel, 31, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to one count of attempting to distribute child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. By pleading […]
A Carl Junction, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to transporting a Kansas minor across state lines to engage in criminal sexual activity. Nathan Roger Belcher, 29, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to one count of transporting a minor across state lines with the intent to engage in criminal sexual […]
An Independence, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally selling firearms without a license, some of which have been seized during arrests at several crime scenes. Frank E. Hedden, 25, waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to engaging in the business of dealing […]
The Missouri Corn Merchandising Council (MCMC) and the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) have announced a new slate of officers, the appointment of recently elected board members and national committee assignments. The election of the 2019-20 MCMC officer team took place during an August board meeting held in Branson. The following MCMC leaders assumed their […]
Trenton Municipal Utilities has issued a boil advisory for part of Trenton due to the replacement of valves in a water main. The advisory affects West Crowder Street from Laclede to Cedar Street. The boil advisory will continue in place until Friday afternoon, September 27, 2019, at 3:30.
A representative for Milan says water is off for the entire city due to a semi-truck hitting and breaking a fire hydrant. The city will be placed under a precautionary boil advisory until further notice. The Milan C-2 School District will dismiss today (Tuesday, September 24, 2019) at 11:30 due to the water being off.