Traffic Accident

Osborn teen demolishes car after crashing on Highway 36; arrested on drug allegations

A teenager from Osborn was injured, then arrested, when the car he was driving ran off Highway 36 in DeKalb County and overturned onto its top. Nineteen-year-old Joshua Pierson was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The patrol reports Pierson was wearing a seat belt, however, the car was demolished […]

Firearms (Gun) Background Check with application

Missouri man pleads guilty to illegally purchasing, possessing 15 Firearms

 A Lee’s Summit, Missouri, man who illegally purchased 15 firearms pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally possessing firearms and to making a false statement on a federal form in order to purchase those firearms. Jay C. Miller, 28, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to one count of possessing firearms while […]

Lawsuit

Lawsuit filed in connection with incident at Chillicothe Correctional Center

Another lawsuit has been filed against 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. The Kansas City Star reports the lawsuit alleges that John Thomas Dunn sexually assaulted 49-year-old Teresa Ketner after she sought counseling at the correctional […]

Miranda Nicole Adams

Livingston County fugitive captured after being on the run for more than a year

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office found and arrested a felony fugitive last week after more than a year of following multiple leads. Thirty-nine-year-old Miranda Nicole Adams of Chillicothe was arrested on a warrant for alleged violation of bond conditions on an original charge of felony possession of a controlled substance, with bond […]

Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man charged with murder makes court appearance on drug-related charges

A Maysville man facing felony charges in Nodaway County of second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse saw a case involving drug-related charges bound over to Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court on Wednesday morning. Kenneth Wykert was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana […]

Crime and Courts

Four waive preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Four defendants have waived preliminary hearings on various charges and each was given a December 12th date to appear in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Sean Philip Biller of Trenton is charged with delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid. Sara Kay Sparks of Spickard is charged with non-support. Both Brandon Tyler May […]

Meth Bust

Vehicle stop in Chillicothe results in driver arrest for methamphetamine

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a vehicle stop in the 200 block of Second Street in Chillicothe resulted in a meth bust and the arrest of the driver. Forty-eight-year-old Barry Cooper of Chillicothe has been charged with felony delivery of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton man turns himself in to authorities for failing to appear in court

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton man turned himself in on Tuesday on a capias warrant for failure to appear in court and posted 10% bond. Twenty-eight-year-old Steven Kyle Johnson allegedly failed to appear on felony possession of controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Bond was $5,000, […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Cameron woman arrested on numerous allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Cameron woman in Caldwell County on Monday night on multiple allegations. Thirty-three-year-old Stephanie Catron has been charged with drug-related charges of felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid as well as the misdemeanors of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia […]

Twenty defendants charged with distributing heroin/fentanyl in Missouri

Twenty defendants have been charged in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Many of the defendants were arrested in a coordinated law enforcement sweep that began Thursday, November 14 and continued into the weekend, after five criminal complaints were filed under seal on […]