Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Visitor at Chillicothe Correctional Center arrested attempting to smuggle drugs into facility

The Chillicothe Police Department made two arrests Friday afternoon. Sergeant John Valbracht reports one of the arrests involved a Chillicothe Correctional Center visitor allegedly attempting to deliver illegal narcotics to an inmate. Officers arrested Edward Vonthun on possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Valbracht reports Dale Marvin Barker was arrested in the […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections offering higher education opportunity for staff and offenders

The Missouri Department of Corrections is working with Ashland University of Ohio to establish a higher education program for staff and offenders. For DOC staff, Ashland University plans to offer a tuition discount for online degree programs through the College of Online and Adult Studies. Offerings include associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s programs in fields such […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center

Former Corizon employee at Chillicothe Correctional Center pleads guilty to sexual conduct with a prisoner

A former employee of a company contracted for services at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, who previously pleaded guilty to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner, appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Tuesday. Online court information shows John Thomas Dunn of Kansas City, Missouri was sentenced to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department […]

Rockhurst University

Rockhurst University announces partnership to provide educational opportunities to Chillicothe Correctional Center

Rockhurst University is announcing a partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections to provide new educational opportunities for both incarcerated offenders and staff at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, an all-female facility with approximately 1,660 inmates located about 90 miles northeast of Kansas City. Funded by grants from The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, The Laffey-McHugh […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center

Corizon Health employee at Chillicothe Correctional Center charged with sexual contact with an Inmate

The Missouri Department of Corrections has provided a correction to a news story broadcast today involving a man accused of sexual relations with an inmate at the women’s prison in Chillicothe. A Livingston County warrant was issued Monday against a healthcare employee within the Chillicothe Correctional Center facility accusing him of alleged sexual contact involving a […]