The Trenton Police Department reports there were no injuries, but one driver was issued a citation after a trailer struck a utility pole on September 8, 2021. Officer Jeff Spencer’s crash report says 78-year-old Larry Eugene Dannar of Trenton drove a pickup truck south on Princeton Road. The towed unit came unhooked near 19th Street, […]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Safety Council, Safe Kids Worldwide, and other safety advocates to commemorate National Child Passenger Safety Week which is September 15-21, 2021. The primary goal of this program is to remind all parents and other adults responsible for children traveling in motor […]
Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers in four area counties recently conducted special enforcement efforts. In a hazardous moving operation for Caldwell and Clinton counties on Sunday, the patrol reports it issued 32 traffic citations and gave 62 warnings with assistance provided to nine motorists. In a driving while intoxicated saturation for Daviess and Harrison counties […]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol troop office headquartered in St. Joseph has announced results of a DWI saturation enforcement effort conducted in Mercer, Grundy, and Livingston counties. Troopers made five arrests for driving while intoxicated, one drug arrest, and issued 18 traffic citations. Troopers also issued 32 warnings and assisted four motorists.
Grundy County is requesting formal qualifications-based competitive sealed proposals from qualified, licensed, and experienced providers for a turnkey project to provide the county a new Conventional Project-25 700/800 Megahertz digital simulcast radio network. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports the radio system is a proposed replacement system for the current fire and ambulance system. The […]
Had MFA Enterprises Inc. – operating as West Central Agri Services – addressed potential dust ignition sources, an explosion that seriously injured an employee and caused the destruction of the main elevator at an Adrian grain loading facility might not have happened. OSHA cited the grain-handling facility for one willful and six serious safety violations, […]
The Highway Patrol reports a white man wearing a law enforcement-style uniform impersonated a police officer in Daviess County on Tuesday morning, June 15. The vehicle the man drove was described as a black Dodge Charger with police markings and emergency lights inside. The vehicle stopped someone on Highway 6 near Gallatin, with the man […]
Highway Patrol Troop H has announced the results from a hazardous moving operation in Daviess County on June 15. Troopers issued five traffic citations, made one warrant arrest, gave 39 warnings, and assisted six motorists.
The Trenton Police Department reports no one was injured when a trailer pulled by a pickup truck struck a utility pole at 18th and Chestnut streets on Sunday afternoon June 13. Lieutenant Larry Smith says the pickup, driven by 35-year-old Andrew Myles Riley of Trenton, was making a right turn onto 18th Street from Chestnut […]
The highway patrol has announced results of a DWI saturation conducted Saturday in Clinton and Caldwell counties. Troopers arrested one intoxicated driver, issued 17 traffic citations, and made one warrant arrest. Troopers also gave 44 warnings and assisted two stranded motorists.
Trenton Police described damages as major when two vehicles collided at the west edge of Trenton. No apparent injuries were noted; however, one driver received a citation because of the wreck on Highway 6, near 5th Street. According to a police report, 63-year-old Jeffrey Lee Jackson of rural Trenton was southbound when he attempted to make […]
Governor Mike Parson announced fifteen appointments to various boards and commissions. Bryan Atkins, of Rea, was appointed to the Board of Probation and Parole. Mr. Atkins served as the Sheriff of Andrew County from 2009 until his retirement in 2020. Prior to being elected sheriff, he served as a Deputy Sheriff for Andrew County. He also formerly […]
The Trenton Police Department reports no one was injured when a Freightliner truck struck a pole with a crosswalk button on it at Ninth Street and Harris Avenue on Wednesday morning, May 26. Fifty-eight-year-old Bradley Brian Powell of Burlington, Iowa drove the truck with one towed unit south on Harris Avenue and was making a […]
The operator of a motorcycle was injured Saturday in Trenton when the machine struck the rear of a pickup truck on 9th Street, at Custer Street. Police said 52-year-old Kenneth Eugene Brittain of Jamesport received moderate injuries when he was partially ejected from the motorcycle. Brittain sustained a right leg injury and possibly other injuries […]
The Justice Department announced that the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has released approximately $58 million in three grant solicitations that will advance community policing, help combat the dual scourges of opioid and methamphetamine use, and promote the health and safety of our nation’s law enforcement officers. “The grant solicitations announced will […]
Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to make the public aware of the Operation P.R.O.T.E.C.T. (Patrol Response Operation To Enforcement of Construction zone Traffic) enforcement projects scheduled for Monday, April 26, 2021, and Wednesday, April 28, 2021. The projects are part of a joint effort with the Missouri […]
Trenton Police issued a citation alleging an improper turn resulting in a recent traffic accident on April 7 at 2nd and Kitty streets in Trenton. One driver, 24-year-old Dillon Matthew Pratt of Trenton, reported his forehead struck the driver’s visor, breaking it during the accident when the impact occurred. He declined medical attention. The other […]
The following employees being recognized for their actions in 2020 by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. This year’s award ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. April 10, 2021, via Facebook Live. The video will become available when the event begins. Last year’s award ceremony was postponed due to the pandemic, so both the 2019 […]
The Trenton Police Department reports a Trenton man refused treatment after he allegedly blacked out, and his pickup truck struck three vehicles on April 3rd. Grundy County Emergency Medical Services and the Trenton Fire Department responded to the Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot, and EMS evaluated 32-year-old Scott Shull. A car owned by Noel […]