Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports the arrest of two over the weekend

The patrol reports an Independence man, 21-year0old Sonny Stanley, was arrested early Sunday in Clinton County and accused of felony counts of possessing marijuana and a controlled substance. Stanley also was accused of possession of drug paraphernalia and exceeding the posted speed limit. He was taken to the Clinton County sheriff’s office. A Cameron resident, […]

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Big rig travels into path of car on Highway 36 injuring Cameron woman and 12-year-old girl

Two Cameron residents sustained injuries when a subcompact car struck the towed unit of a tractor-trailer at Highway 36 and Mitchell Avenue in Chillicothe on Friday night. The driver of the car, 47-year-old Brandi Newcomer, and passenger, a 12-year-old girl, were taken by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center. The Patrol called the girl’s injuries moderate […]

Child Porn

Bond reduced for Cameron woman facing felony possession of child pornography

A bond hearing was held in the Associate Division of Clinton County Circuit Court this week for a Cameron woman facing felony possession of child pornography, first offense. The judge ordered bond be reduced to $500 cash only for Leda Jewell Powell. Conditions include supervision, not working with anyone younger than 17 years old, no […]

Cameron Veterans Home

Cameron Veterans Home adopts “no visitor” policy to ensure safety of residents

Precautionary measures are being taken at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron in regards to the Coronavirus. Missouri Veterans Commission Communications Director Jamie Melchert says access was restricted to all seven Missouri Veterans Homes began Sunday morning. No guests, vendors, or volunteers are being allowed inside the homes. Deliveries are being made outside, and employees […]

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Area libraries receive grants from Missouri Secretary of State’s office

Several area libraries have received technology mini-grants from the Missouri Secretary of State’s office. The Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library of Trenton received a $2,500 grant to replace cabling and a network switch at the end of their life to ensure technology-based library services are reliable, efficient, and secure. The Daviess County Library of Gallatin was […]

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Patrol busy on Friday night with 4 arrests

The Highway Patrol arrested several individuals in the area on Friday night on various allegations. Twenty-eight-year-old Shane Robbins of Unionville and 20-year-old Brandon McCanels of Moravia, Iowa were arrested in Putnam County. They were accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Robbins was also accused of failure to […]

2020 Elections vote

Candidate from Worth files for office of State Representative District 2

A candidate from Worth filed on Thursday for State Representative District 2 for the August Primary Election. Bridget Gibson filed as a Democrat at the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office in Jefferson City. Filings Tuesday for Second District State Representative were incumbent J. Eggleston of Maysville as a Republican and Mindi Smith of Union Star as […]

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Patrol arrests man for driving 111 mph on Interstate 35

The highway patrol reports the arrest of an Overland Park, Kansas man after he was allegedly checked traveling 111 miles an hour on Interstate 35 in Clinton County where the speed limit is 70. Fifty-one-year-old Wade Maupin of Overland Park was accused early Wednesday evening of driving while intoxicated and exceeding the posted speed limit. Maupin […]

Child Pornography

Tip from Google leads to charges of child porn against two in Clinton County

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Major AJ Carrel with Criminal Investigations reports two individuals face charges after the sheriff’s office and Western Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force received a cyber tip from Google in reference to possible child pornography. Twenty-year-old Anthony Charles Gross of Plattsburg has been charged with three felony counts of possession of child […]