Missouri Department of Conservation proposes new efforts to limit spread of CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation is increasing its efforts to slow the spread of the deadly deer disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout Missouri by proposing new regulations that would change requirements for transporting deer carcasses and add carcass-disposal requirements for meat processors and taxidermists. If approved, the regulations would become effective Feb. 29, […]

Michael Clyde David Moses

Man who ran over Cameron police officer, led authorities on high-speed chase, facing three felony counts

A Kansas City man faces three felony counts stemming from his alleged involvement Saturday that began in the Walmart parking lot at Cameron. According to online information, 33-year-old Michael Clyde David Moses was charged Monday in DeKalb County Circuit Court with first-degree assault on a law enforcement officer, armed criminal action, and resisting arrest by […]

Salvador Hernandez of Gallatin

Pre-trial conference held for Gallatin man charged with attempted sodomy, kidnapping and assault

A pre-trial conference was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Thursday for a Gallatin man charged with the felonies of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy, second-degree kidnapping, and third-degree assault. Online court information shows the matter for Salvador Hernandez was continued to July 30th through August 2nd for a four-day jury […]

Crime and Courts

Court news in the Associate Division from Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Among cases on Wednesday in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court: Milan resident Georgeanna Kay Courtney pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor stealing. Four other counts were dismissed by the Grundy County prosecuting attorney. Associate Judge Steve Hudson accepted a plea agreement and sentenced Ms. Courtney to 60 days in the […]

Prison Death Row

Four Texas men receive prison sentences for stealing 654 firearms from UPS trailers

Four Texas men were sentenced in federal court for stealing 654 firearms from United Parcel Service trailers in Springfield, Mo., en route to Bass Pro Shops. Frank McChriston, 35, and Derrick White, 33, both of Dallas, Texas; Quinton Haywood, 27, of Glenn Heights, Texas; and Eric White, 28, of Arlington, Texas were sentenced in separate […]

Medical Marijuana

As many as 10 facilities could become licensed to test medical marijuana in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined that as many as 10 medical marijuana testing facilities could be licensed in Missouri. Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution calls for “at least two” testing facilities for the new program. Testing facilities will be licensed to acquire, test, certify and transport marijuana. DHSS also established ten advisory committees composed […]

Sex Offender

Registered sex offender sentenced to 15-years in federal prison for child pornography

A registered sex offender in Independence, Mo., has been sentenced in federal court for possessing and exchanging child pornography over the internet. Harrison Elliot Combs, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on Wednesday, May 15, to 15 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Combs to 20 years of […]

Gavel and Law book

Carrollton man pleads “not guilty” to charges related to vehicle accident in December, 2018

A Carrollton man entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court this week on charges stemming from an incident in December in which officials reported he fled from the scene of a vehicle accident. Online court information shows Edward Everett Arnold’s case was continued at his request to June […]