Subpoena

Subpoenas issued for Plattsburg Special Road District records as state auditor looks into potential fraud

As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer. The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to compel testimony and evidence as necessary to conduct an audit. “My office issued these […]

William Derek Williams

Former teacher facing child sex charges appears in court

A former teacher at Cameron High School charged with felonies allegedly involving children appeared in the Associate Division of Clinton County Circuit Court Friday. The state filed an amended complaint, and 39-year-old William Derek Williams waived an arraignment and a preliminary hearing. He has been charged with three counts each of possession of child pornography […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrest of two area residents

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two area men Friday morning. Thirty-five-year-old Jay Parker of Bethany was arrested in Clinton County on a Buchanan County felony warrant for child neglect as well as two Cameron Police Department local/city warrants for failure to appear in court on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of […]

Carolyn Reeds and Michael Prang

Two Cameron teens charged with theft of firearms

Cameron Police report two teenagers from Cameron have been arrested and charged in connection with the alleged theft of firearms stolen from a motor vehicle. Police officers and detectives at Cameron responded to the scene Tuesday on Cornhill Street, contacted possible suspects and recovered the stolen weapons. Facing a felony charge of stealing a firearm […]

Seatbelt on road

Polo man injured in late night crash

A man from Polo was injured late last night in a single vehicle accident six miles to the west of Polo. Twenty-five-year-old Collin Correll received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Correll was using a seat belt. Correll was eastbound when the pickup he was driving traveled off the […]

Audit Graphic

Whistleblower contact results in audit of potential fraud at Plattsburg Special Road District

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently accepted a request by the Plattsburg Special Road District in Clinton County to audit potentially fraudulent activity concerning public funds. The request comes after a complaint to the Auditor’s Whistleblower Hotline and the initial investigation by the State Auditor’s Office. “Our independent review of the Plattsburg Special Road District […]