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Five-vehicle crash east of Green Castle sends 5 to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports five Kirksville residents sustained moderate injuries in a five-vehicle accident three miles east of Green Castle Tuesday morning. Occupants of two of the vehicles were transported by ambulance to the Northwest Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. They were 38-year-old Serge Sinele, 29-year-old Jiga Lelo, 22-year-old Tlantini Lufuma, 22-year-old Josiane Mahuya, and […]

Drug Bust

Weekend investigations result in multiple arrests on drug related allegations

Various weekend investigations involving drug allegations are in the news today from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. A search warrant obtained by Sheriff Cox was served Friday evening and resulted in the seizure of alleged methamphetamine and methamphetamine drug paraphernalia.  Officers arrested 33-year-old Steven Burns of Chillicothe who was transferred to the Daviess-Dekalb County Regional […]

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Two-vehicle crash west of Chillicothe injures three

Residents of Chillicothe, Winston, and Weatherby were taken to Hedrick Medical Center Wednesday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident about seven miles to the west of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed injuries as moderate for 57-year-old David Mitchell of Chillicothe, 51-year-old Lisa Piburn of Winston, and 55-year-old Sharon Clemons of Weatherby. According to state troopers, Mitchell […]

Indictment

St. Joseph man indicted for methamphetamine trafficking

A St. Joseph, Missouri, man who led law enforcement officers in a pursuit in Taney County, Missouri, was indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing approximately six pounds of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. Andrew R. Trammell, 45, was charged in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Missouri. The […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]