Missouri State Highway Patrol

Minnesota man arrested in Daviess County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a man from Minnesota in Daviess County Friday night on several allegations. Sixty-three-year-old Terry Kirven of Minneapolis was accused of felony driving while intoxicated, exceeding the posted speed limit, failure to drive within the right lane, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was transported to […]

Frederick Joseph Lutz arrest

Grand jury in Missouri indicts former priest on sodomy charges

A retired Roman Catholic priest from southern Missouri has now been indicted by a grand jury in southeast Missouri’s Stoddard County, for alleged sexual abuse of minors. The grand jury has indicted 76-year-old Frederick Joseph Lutz on two counts of forcible sodomy and two counts of deviate sexual assault. This is a superseding indictment, which […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

New Mexico man arrested on multiple allegations

A man from New Mexico was arrested on multiple allegations Tuesday night while traveling on Interstate 35 in Harrison County. The patrol accused 55-year-old Lowell Millburn of Albuquerque of felony possession of a controlled substance; driving while intoxicated prior offender, and driving while suspended. Millburn was also accused of exceeding the posted speed limit of […]

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Harrison County Sheriff Josh Eckerson accused of multiple allegations

Three misdemeanor counts were filed Thursday in Daviess County Circuit Court alleging that the sheriff of Harrison County was involved in a February 26th incident. Joshua Q. Eckerson has been accused of misuse of official information by a public servant, alleged trespass in the first degree and alleged domestic assault in the fourth degree. Each […]

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Patrol busy on Friday night with 4 arrests

The Highway Patrol arrested several individuals in the area on Friday night on various allegations. Twenty-eight-year-old Shane Robbins of Unionville and 20-year-old Brandon McCanels of Moravia, Iowa were arrested in Putnam County. They were accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Robbins was also accused of failure to […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kansas man arrested in Daviess County on drug allegations

A Kansas man arrested by the Highway Patrol in Daviess County on Tuesday faces drug allegations. Twenty-six-year-old Charles Oakgrove of Wichita, Kansas has been charged in Daviess County with felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and the misdemeanors of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia as […]

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Former deputy in Missouri sentenced for child pornography

A former Camden County, Missouri, sheriff’s deputy was sentenced in federal court for receiving child pornography. Leonard Jerome Wilson, 41, formerly of Camdenton, Missouri, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to eight years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Wilson to serve 10 years of supervised release following incarceration. […]

Frederick Joseph Lutz arrest

Retired priest charged with sex-related crimes in southeast Missouri

A retired Roman Catholic priest from southern Missouri is now charged with four sex-related felonies in southeast Missouri’s Stoddard County, involving alleged sexual abuse of minors. Missourinet’s Cape Girardeau television partner KFVS reports 76-year-old Frederick Joseph Lutz was arrested Wednesday morning in Springfield, where he now lives. Stoddard County Prosecutor Russell Oliver has charged Lutz […]

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Patrol arrests Kansas man in DeKalb County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kansas man in DeKalb County on Wednesday afternoon on four allegations. Fifty-nine-year-old Donald Davidson of Sedgwick, Kansas is accused of felony driving while intoxicated—aggravated offender, an ignition interlock violation, having expired plates, and consumption of alcoholic beverage while driving. Davidson was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail […]

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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 […]