Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Arrest warrant served on man already in custody

An arrest warrant was served Wednesday on a Milan man already in custody at the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Dustin Eli Nickell has been charged with the misdemeanors of driving while revoked or suspended—first offense; display or possess fictitious, canceled, suspended, revoked, or altered driver’s license; and […]

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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]

Extradited

Washington man extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Rockport, Washington man facing non-support charges in Grundy County has been returned to Grundy County. Forty-two-year-old Benjamin Milazzo was arrested in Snohomish County, Washington, a waiver was signed, and he was returned to Grundy County Tuesday. Milazzo has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor non-support and one […]

Take Back Drugs

National Drug Take-Back Day to be held April 27th

Unused or expired prescription medication can be disposed of safely, conveniently, and responsibly next week during National Drug Take-Back Day. Medication will be collected by law enforcement at various locations on April 27th from 10 to 2 o’clock. Area locations for National Drug Take-Back Day in Missouri include the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center, Bethany […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Suspect who escaped custody arrested in Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office concluded a fugitive investigation Tuesday with an arrest in Wheeling. Sheriff Cox reports the office had attempted to locate and arrest 31-year-old Joshua Caudill since January 8th on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony forgery, with a bond set at $25,000. Caudill eluded law enforcement for “some time”, […]

Trooper Matthew Neely

Trooper Matthew Neely receives award of Valor

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has honored 30 employees for their service, among them, an award of valor has been presented to Trooper Matthew Neely of the highway patrols’ Northwest Missouri troop. It was reported that on March 19, 2018, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department advised law enforcement of a theft in progress at Ridgeway. […]

Traffic Accident

Colorado woman injured in crash west of Unionville

The Highway Patrol reports a Durango, Colorado woman sustained minor injuries when the car she drove overturned six miles west of Unionville Tuesday morning. An ambulance transported 64-year-old Kathleen Coombs to the Putnam County Memorial Hospital of Unionville. The car traveled west on U. S. Highway 136 when it ran off the north side of […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, three children injured in Ray County Crash

A one-vehicle accident in Ray County Monday night claimed the life of an Excelsior Springs woman and injured three other Excelsior Springs residents. The Patrol reports the Ray County Coroner transported the driver, 22-year-old Monica Watson, to Thurman’s Funeral Home of Richmond. Emergency Medical Services transported 16-year-old Charlie Edington to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate […]

Sex Crime

Harrison County man arrested, bond revoked for failure to appear on child sex charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Hatfield man in Harrison County Monday on a capias warrant for failure to appear in court on several felony sex-related charges. Forty-one-year-old Michael John Welling has been charged with three counts of first-degree child molestation, first-degree statutory rape—sexual intercourse with a person less than 14 […]

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Stanberry woman injured in two-vehicle crash on Highway 136

The Highway Patrol reports a Stanberry woman sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle she drove struck a car about two miles northeast of Stanberry Friday afternoon. An ambulance transported 48-year-old Ramona Crouse to the Northwest Medical Center in Albany. The driver of the car, 19-year-old Haley Van Horn of Stanberry, was not reported […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol arrests three from Milan on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three Milan residents in Sullivan County Thursday afternoon, each on drug-related allegations, including unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Thirty-six-year-old Jacob McCaughey and 32-year-old Lynsey Wyant were accused of felony manufacture of 35 grams or less of marijuana. Wyant also had a misdemeanor Sullivan County warrant for failure to […]