Missouri State Highway Patrol

Ridgeway man arrested on multiple allegations

A Ridgeway man faces potentially several charges after his arrest Monday in Harrison County. An online report from the Highway Patrol states 36-year-old Blaine Peery was arrested at midday and taken on a 24-hour hold to the Harrison County Law Enforcement Center in Bethany. The arrest report indicates Blaine Peery has been accused of first-degree […]

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Linneus man pulls into path of big rig, life-flighted to hospital after being ejected from SUV

A resident of Linneus was injured when the sports utility vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 36 in Linn County. Forty-five-year-old Douglas Hale received moderate injuries and was flown by (Air Evac) medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reports Hale was northbound when he allegedly pulled into the […]

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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]