Not Guilty Plea

KC man who led authorities on pursuit in with 3 children in car pleads “Not Guilty”

A Kansas City man facing felony charges stemming from what the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office called a pursuit that reached dangerous speeds pleaded not guilty in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Kenneth Sneed has been charged with first degree endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk, first offense, no […]

Jail or Prison Escape

Prisoner who escaped from Mercer County Jail escapes again using board to open wall

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department reports a Kansas City man who escaped from the Mercer County Jail in Princeton earlier in August has escaped again. Sheriff Stephen Stockman reports it is believed 27-year-old Drake Kately escaped around 8:30 Wednesday night by tearing a hole in the back wall of his jail cell with a board […]

Saousoalii P. Siavii, Jr

Former KC Chiefs player charged with illegal firearms after being tasered while resisting arrest

A former Kansas City Chiefs football player, who was tasered twice while struggling with officers and resisting arrest, was charged in federal court with illegally possessing firearms. Saousoalii P. Siavii, Jr., also known as “Junior,” 40, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo., […]

Hepatitis A

Over 400 cases reported statewide in Hepatitis A outbreak in Missouri

From September 15, 2017, to August 20, 2019, there have been 414 hepatitis A outbreak-associated cases in 35 Missouri counties. Of the cases reported, there have been 233 hepatitis A outbreak-associated hospitalizations and 2 hepatitis A outbreak-associated deaths. The disease appears to be spreading through direct person-to-person contact, mostly among people who use illicit injection […]

Jail or Prison Escape

Escapee from Mercer County Jail back in custody

Information has been released about a prisoner who had escaped but has been returned to custody at the Mercer County Jail in Princeton Friday night. Mercer County Sheriff Stephen Stockman reports 27-year-old Drake Kately of Kansas City was found hiding in an apartment in Princeton and apprehended around 12:30 am on Saturday morning. Stockman says […]

Gavel and Law book

Man arrested in Chula with two large knives appears before judge

An arraignment was held in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court Wednesday for a man accused of being armed with two large knives, threatening others outside of a Chula residence, and fleeing from law enforcement Tuesday morning. Online court information shows 32-year-old Todd Grigsby appeared via Polycom video without counsel. Grigsby entered a […]

Brookfield Police Department Vehicle

Man pulls gun and threatens suicide during traffic stop in Brookfield

The Brookfield Police Department reports officers saw a subject pull a handgun and threaten to harm himself during a traffic stop at the west entrance of the Walmart parking lot near Park Circle Drive in Brookfield Monday night. Officers from the police department, Highway Patrol, and Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, and […]

Kenneth Wykert

Boyfriend of Leah Dawson charged with murder, abandonment of a corpse

Charges have been filed in DeKalb County regarding the investigation of a missing person found deceased in DeKalb County. Sheriff Andy Clark reports Kenneth Wykert of Maysville has been charged with second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse. Wykert was previously identified as the boyfriend of 23-year-old Leah Dawson of Maysville who went missing June […]