Major Malik A. Henderson

Colonel Malik Henderson promoted to Assistant Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol

The Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following promotion effective March 20, 2019. Major Malik A. Henderson has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel, where he will serve as the assistant superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. In addition to acting in the superintendent’s absence and at his request, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of four over the weekend

An Independence man, 30-year old Dereck Cornish, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Caldwell County. Cornish was accused of felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest by fleeing, and possession of methamphetamine. There also was a Jackson County warrant accusing Cornish of failure to appear relating to resisting arrest. No injuries were reported […]

Lucas Drauyn Cornwell

Authorities continue search for Lucas Cornwell

The Chillicothe Police Department reports it has received credible information on a reported runaway juvenile. Sixteen-year-old Lucas Cornwell was said to have last been seen in the Independence area with another missing juvenile from the Kansas City area, Chase Godfrey. The Chillicothe Police Department originally reported Cornwell was last seen in Chillicothe Monday night, February […]