Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kirksville teenager arrested on a myriad of charges and warrants

A Kirksville resident arrested by the Highway Patrol in Adair County Monday night on several arrest warrants has been charged with multiple felonies. Nineteen-year-old Aaron Wallace has been charged in Adair County with two counts of second-degree assault—special victim, and disarming a peace officer or correctional officer while performing official duty in one case and […]

Extradited

Terry Delauder, Junior extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Galt man charged with two felony charges stemming from an incident last year has been extradited to Grundy County. Twenty-nine-year-old Terry Michael Delauder, Junior was released from the Western Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center of Saint Joseph Wednesday before being extradited. He has been charged with first-degree property damage […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Governor Parson visits three Missouri prisons to meet with DOC staff

Governor Mike Parson visited three Missouri prisons on Friday to meet with Department of Corrections staff to continue to focus on restructuring state government and discuss proposed changes designed to improve conditions for corrections workers and boost safety for Missourians. Parson said the efforts to restructure state government are driven by the administration’s “dedication” to […]

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 […]

Employment

Job fairs scheduled in Trenton this week

Specific job fairs are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday of this week at the Trenton Job Center at 1104 Main Street located in the front portion of offices for the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission. Manpower Employment Service has a hiring event Wednesday at 1 o’clock. Applicants should have completed a profile before meeting with a […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections announces plan to consolidate Crossroads and Western correctional facilities

The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Audio: Additional details released on proposed shuttering of Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron

Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC).     “As governor, I am […]

Audio: Governor Mike Parson delivers State of the State Address to Missouri Legislature

Governor Mike Parson delivered his first State of the State Address to the Missouri Legislature today.  You can listen to his entire speech.     Parson’s budget proposal includes closing Crossroads Prison in Cameron and moving inmates, workers mostly to Northwest Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron. The $20 million in savings would b used to give […]