Murder

Two from Chillicothe facing murder charges after death of a child

Two Chillicothe residents have been charged with second-degree murder following an investigation into the death of a child on December 24th. Online court information shows 22-year-old Avery Nicole Young and 46-year-old Christopher Robert Wilson have also each been charged with first-degree endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk involving a first offense and […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police respond to multiple incidents, including discharge of a firearm which caused injury

The Chillicothe Police responded to multiple incidents on December 2nd. Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reports officers responded to the Park Center Shopping Center for a one-vehicle minor injury crash. A vehicle had struck a pillar to a building. The driver reportedly refused transport by ambulance. Sampsel says the driver attempted to park, and the […]

Boofest

Chillicothe streets to close for BooFest event

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports streets will be closed for BooFest in Chillicothe on October 29, 2021. The closures include the intersections of Jackson, Clay, Webster, and Calhoun streets from Washington to Locust streets from 3:40 in the afternoon to 6:30 in the evening. Main Street Chillicothe will host BooFest on October 29 from […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Chillicothe High School to celebrate Homecoming the week of September 27

Chillicothe High School will celebrate Homecoming Week from September 27th through October 2, 2021. A pep rally will be held in the gym on October 1st at 9:15, and school will be dismissed at 12:05. The homecoming parade will be that afternoon at 2:15. It will travel from Chillicothe Middle School through Downtown. Cecil “Hop” […]

Road Closed

Streets to be closed for upcoming events in Chillicothe

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports street closings have been approved for upcoming events. Webster Street will be closed from Washington Street to Locust Street for Drop of Dublin on September 17th and the Main Street Chillicothe Wine Walk on October 8th. The alley from Calhoun Street to Webster will also be closed. The closings […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Intruder assaults resident of Chillicothe home; suspect flees to roof of home after officers serve warrant

Chillicothe Police responded to a report of an intruder inside a house in the 300 block of Mansur Street. Upon arrival, officers determined a 31 year old male suspect had assaulted the resident while inside the home. Officers located the individual who then allegedly used a closed fist to assault an officer in the face. […]

Vehicle Fire

Chillicothe man’s pickup destroyed by fire on Calhoun Street

A Chillicothe man’s pickup truck has been destroyed by fire. The Chillicothe Fire Department responded Sunday evening to number 1 Calhoun where a truck was just out of the doorway of a storage barn. Upon arrival, firefighters found a fully-involved pickup burning with a diesel fuel tank rupturing. The department pulled an inch and three […]

Kevin Head Mugshot from Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail

Investigation leads to the arrest of two in Livingston County

A fugitive investigation in Livingston County has resulted in the arrest of two Chillicothe residents. Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office and the Chillicothe Police have worked on the fugitive investigation on 39-year-old Kevin Head on an arrest warrant for alleged failure to obey a judge’s order on felony violations of possession of a controlled […]

Jerome Carney Mugshot (Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail)

Chillicothe man arrested for brandishing handgun inside a business

Two felony counts were filed Thursday against a Chillicothe man who police allege was brandishing a handgun inside a business Wednesday night. Police were called to the 600 block of Webster Street after receiving a report that the suspect was threatening another person there. Twenty-nine-year-old Jerome Lee Carney Junior of 433 Calhoun Street was subsequently […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 12 years in prison for illegal firearms and methamphetamine trafficking

A Springfield, Missouri, man has been sentenced in federal court for methamphetamine trafficking and illegally possessing firearms. Tyler J. Brown, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool on Wednesday, June 3, to 12 years in federal prison without parole. On Sept. 11, 2019, Brown pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine with the intent […]

Fugitive takes pursuit off-road, crashes vehicle, then flees into timber before being tracked down by authorities

Investigation continues into Carrollton man who fled from law enforcement

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is continuing an investigation of a Carrollton man who allegedly tried to flee from law enforcement on Sunday evening, February 2, 2020. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports law enforcement arrested 21-year-old Jeffery Lee Smith the Third after a deputy saw a vehicle without a working brake light or lights […]

Murder

Murder charge filed in connection with crash that killed Danette Rardon

A Livingston County arrest warrant was issued today against the driver of a pickup that struck a car Saturday evening in Chillicothe, resulting in the death of Danette Rardon. The Livingston County’s Prosecuting Attorney has filed charges against 23-year-old Shawn Michael Yuille accusing him of murder in the second degree and endangering the welfare of […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, three injured in crash on Washington Street in Chillicothe

A tragic crash in Chillicothe has claimed the life of a Chillicothe woman and injured three others. The crash occurred just after 5:00 pm Saturday evening, when according to a Missouri Highway Patrol crash report, a vehicle heading Westbound on Calhoun Street driven by Danette Rardon, age 39, of Chillicothe the turned right onto Washington […]