Marijuana Possession Charges Dropped

Marijuana possession charges against Trenton man dropped in Daviess County

Daviess County’s Prosecuting Attorney has filed amended information in the circuit court for cases involving a Trenton man who was accused of felony drug possession even though supporters said he has a medical marijuana card. An attorney for Jamie Leon Wilson is reporting charges alleging illegal possession of more than 35 grams of marijuana were […]

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

U.S. Attorney praises cooperation of Missouri state and local law enforcement agencies in combatting illegal immigration

United States Attorney Tim Garrison praised the cooperation of state and local law enforcement agencies in the Western District of Missouri today, as U.S. Attorney General William Barr addressed the problem of sanctuary cities elsewhere in the nation. “We appreciate the cooperation in this district among state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies,” said Garrison. […]

High Speed Chase

Audio: Missouri House considers whether to strengthen charge against suspects who fuel high-speed chase

The Missouri Legislature is being asked to strengthen the charge against suspects who fuel a high-speed chase with law enforcement. During a House committee hearing, Van Buren Police Chief Alonzo Bradwell says his department has experienced an increase in pursuits in southeast Missouri.     Under Poplar Bluff State Representative Jeff Shawan’s bill, suspects would […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Kansas City, Kansas man arrested on multiple allegations after crashing south of Cameron

A man from Kansas City, Kansas was injured in an early-morning crash four miles south of Cameron. Forty-eight-year-old Dion Martin was northbound on Interstate 35 when he attempted to exit onto Highway 69. The van exited the interstate at a high rate of speed, failed to halt for a stop sign, and traveled through the guard […]

37-year-old Matthew Guilford, of Brookfield, Missouri

“Extremely violent, dangerous felon” arrested after police pursuit through five counties

A man Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox called an “extremely violent” and “dangerous felon” was taken into custody Tuesday following a multi-county pursuit of a pickup truck. The man was wanted by Linn County and federal authorities, and several other law enforcement agencies were involved in the pursuit. Information obtained by authorities indicated that the […]

Prison Sentence

Man involved in September incident sentenced in Livingston County to 5-year prison term

A man involved in what law enforcement described as a fugitive investigation and manhunt in September was sentenced in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court this week. Online court information shows Brandon Michael Wood was sentenced to the Missouri Department of Corrections for five years on felony stealing–$750 or more. The sentence is to […]

Probation Violation crime

Former Bethany Mayor receives probation on charges of forgery in Division One of circuit court

A former Bethany mayor entered a plea of guilty to two felony counts of forgery in Division One of Harrison County Circuit Court on Thursday. The court suspended formal imposition of sentence for Robert Todd Williams and ordered him to be placed on probation for five years under the supervision of the Department of Probation […]

Prison Sentence

McFall man sentenced to 4-years with Missouri Department of Corrections

A McFall man charged after an alleged pursuit in Harrison and Daviess counties earlier this month was sentenced in Division One of Harrison County Circuit Court Thursday after waiving formal arraignment and pleading guilty. Online court information shows William Stanley Perkins was sentenced to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on felony charges […]

Big Rig Crash

Driver loses control of big rig on ice covered I-35

The Highway Patrol reports a Winona, Minnesota man sustained moderate injuries after losing control of a heavy-duty semi-truck on ice eight miles southeast of Winston on Thursday morning. Emergency medical services transported 65-year-old Scott Emerson to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The truck traveled south on Interstate 35 before it ran off the west side […]

Animal Abuse

Man from Chula faces charges in Livingston County for killing seven puppies

A Chula man accused of killing seven puppies by placing them inside bags has been charged in Livingston County. Online court information shows Ronald Parker faces felony animal abuse—second degree—subsequent offense or by torture and/or mutilation while the animal was alive. An initial appearance is scheduled in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court […]