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 […]

Brandon Gentile

Chillicothe teenager charged in connection with auto theft and stolen firearm

An 18-year-old has been charged following an investigation by the Chillicothe Police Department involving reports of a stolen vehicle and a firearm on August 3. Brandon Gage Gentile of Chillicothe faces felony charges of first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle; second-degree burglary; stealing a firearm, explosive weapon, or ammonium nitrate; attempted second-degree burglary; armed criminal […]

Auto Theft or Stolen Vehicle

Chillicothe police arrest two teenagers on allegations of auto theft and stolen firearm

Chillicothe Police report two teenagers have been taken into custody as the investigation continues into a report of a stolen vehicle and theft of a firearm. On Tuesday, Chillicothe Police received the report of a motor vehicle stolen from the 1200 block of Webster Street and a firearm stolen from a vehicle in the 900 […]

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. […]

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U.S. House votes to remove bust of Supreme Court justice who wrote Dred Scott decision

(Missouri Independent) – The U.S. House voted Tuesday to remove from the Capitol a bust of the late Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney, who in 1857 wrote the Dred Scott decision (Dred Scott pictured above article) that stripped all Black Americans, free or slave, of their citizenship. The legislation passed on a vote of 285-120 with only 67 […]

Firetruck

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to “exploding trailer” at Calhoun and Washington street

The Chillicothe Fire Department reports it responded to a call of a trailer exploding at the intersection of Calhoun and Washington street on Thursday afternoon, January 29th. Captain/Emergency Medical Technician Tracy Bradley says flames came from the rear axles of the trailer. A hand line was used to start extinguishing the fire, two trucks were positioned […]

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 […]

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Chillicothe Police Department investigates vehicle break-ins

The Chillicothe Police Department is investigating several reports it received Friday, July 10th of vehicle break ins where property was stolen. Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reports the incidents occurred in the 1100 to 1200 block of Calhoun, 900 block of Dickinson, 900 block of Vine Street, and in between the locations. Police discovered a […]

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 […]