Ryan Vencill

Trenton man arrested on burglary charge

A Trenton man was arrested over the weekend in connection with an alleged incident at the Chillicothe Walmart Store. Thirty-year-old Ryan Earl Vencill has been charged with first-degree burglary. He was arrested Saturday by Chillicothe Police; then taken to the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail. The felony charge was filed by Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren in […]

Murder

Trial for Maysville man accused of murder to be held in Caldwell County

A Maysville man charged with the felonies of second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse in DeKalb County will have a jury trial in Caldwell County on another felony charge. Kenneth Wykert was previously identified as the boyfriend of 23-year-old Leah Dawson of Maysville who went missing June 5th and whose remains were found June […]

Dustin Lee Ritchie

Livingston County authorities arrest man found hiding in clothes dryer

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department officers were dispatched to Utica on Tuesday afternoon conducting a fugitive investigation that ended with the arrest of a man that the sheriff says was found, attempting to hide, inside a clothes dryer. Thirty-five-year-old Dustin Lee Ritchie was arrested on a Livingston County warrant for alleged trespassing in the first degree. Sheriff […]

Melanie Myers

St. Joseph teen arrested in Daviess County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Saint Joseph resident in Daviess County Tuesday morning on drug-related allegations. Eighteen-year-old Melanie Myers was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. She also had a misdemeanor DeKalb County warrant on possession of marijuana. Myers was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional […]

Indictment

Over 24 indicted in connection with Crossroads Correctional Center riot

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Tuesday that over two dozen individuals were indicted by a DeKalb County grand jury for their involvement in a May 2018 riot at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron, Missouri. A grand jury was convened in DeKalb County, Missouri, at the request of DeKalb County Prosecuting Attorney Erik Tate […]

Virginia Wainwright

Troopers arrest woman in Daviess County on drug allegations

The highway patrol reports the arrest Monday night in Daviess County involving a Lee’s Summit resident amid several allegations. Twenty-two-year-old Virginia Wainwright was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail on a 24-hour hold. Wainwright is accused of felony possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, driving while intoxicated involving drugs, as […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports two arrests

The highway patrol reports a Polo man was arrested late Saturday morning in Ray County. Forty-nine-year-old Bobby Neal is accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia. Neal was taken to the Ray County Jail. A savannah resident, 32-year old Brittany Ray, was arrested late Saturday night […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of August 26, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of August 26 through September 1, 2019. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as […]

High Speed Pursuit

Five arrested after pursuit ends that started in Cameron on Saturday morning

The Cameron Police Department reports five suspects were taken into custody following a pursuit on Saturday morning after a report of several individuals going through parked vehicles. Officers responded to the 600 block of North Groat Street, and the suspect vehicle, occupied by five individuals and allegedly stolen from Saint Joseph, was reportedly leaving the […]

Jared Lee Livengood

Suspicious individual sporting fake beard arrested at Walmart in Chillicothe

Chillicothe Police report the arrest of a person that business officials say was acting suspiciously early Thursday morning inside the Chillicothe Walmart. Upon arrival by officers, the suspect was discovered to have left the store going east across the parking lot. When police made contact, the individual was found to be wearing a false beard […]

Investigation

DeKalb County Sheriff, Stewartsville Police Department asking for assistance from the public

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and Stewartsville Police Department report they are investigating several stolen vehicles from Stewartsville reported Wednesday evening or on Thursday morning. The agencies note several other vehicles were gone through but not taken. Anyone who has seen anything suspicious is asked to call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 816-449-5802.