Missouri State Highway Patrol

Polo man arrested on several allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Polo man in Clinton County the afternoon of Friday, June 26th on several allegations. Sixty-one year old James Barnes was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, driving while intoxicated—drug intoxication, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also accused of driving while suspended and […]

Man in jail behind bars (Prison)

Mexican national sentenced to federal prison for drunk driving after illegally entering U.S. for seventh time

A Mexican national who was arrested for drunk driving after illegally entering the United States for the seventh time was sentenced in federal court. Martin Triana-Perez, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to three years in federal prison without parole. On Oct. 9, 2019, Triana-Perez pleaded guilty to illegally reentering the […]

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Three Mexican nationals sentenced to prison for role in meth conspiracy

Three Mexican nationals have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine. Alfredo Soto-Contreras, also known as “Antonio,” 38, of Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison without parole. Omar Eliseo Barraza-Bueno, […]

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Texas man ejected from airborne vehicle during crash near Kirksville

A Texas man was injured in a single-vehicle near Kirksville. Twenty-Seven-year-old Joel Hinojosa of La Feria, Texas received moderate injuries Monday night and was transported by an ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Hinojosa was not using a seat belt. The car was northbound when it traveled off the right side of Adair […]

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Authorities report the arrest of two on DWI and failure to appear

A Cameron resident was arrested at Trenton Friday and faces a charge of driving while intoxicated – persistent offender. 46 year old Adam Ingersoll is to appear tomorrow (Tuesday) in the associate division of Grundy county circuit court. Bond is $5,000 cash. Court documents accuse Ingersoll of driving while intoxicated on Highway 6. He was […]

Accident with DUI/DWI

UTV crash near Unionville injures one; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

An Indiana resident was hurt when a utility terrain vehicle overturned north of Unionville. Thirty-five-year old Timothy Rufer of South Bend, Indiana was taken to University Hospital in Columbia with moderate injuries. Rufer was a passenger on the UTV operated by 33-year old Dillon Pittman of Unionville who was not reported hurt. The crash happened […]

Accident involving alcohol

UTV crash injures 3; driver later arrested for driving while intoxicated

Three people were hurt Saturday night in northern Macon County when a utility terrain vehicle ran off a country road and overturned three miles south of Gifford on Festival Avenue. A passenger, 21-year old Justin Adams of La Plata received serious injuries while another passenger, 21-year old Tristan Collier of Atlanta, Missouri received moderate injuries. […]