Missouri State Highway Patrol

Hale woman arrested in Livingston County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Hale woman in Livingston County overnight on Friday at 12:43 am, on several drug-related allegations. Thirty-six-year-old Jessica Corthon was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana and the misdemeanors of possession of marijuana—10 grams or less, unlawful possession of […]

Arrest

Milan and Jamesport residents arrested on Sunday

Separate arrests of Jamesport and Milan residents were reported on Sunday by the Highway Patrol. Online information from the patrol shows 61-year-old Lester Bryan of Jamesport was taken to the Daviess DeKalb county regional jail on a 24-hour hold. Bryan, in the arrest made in Daviess County, is accused of driving while intoxicated for drugs, […]

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Missouri business owner sentenced to 25-years for leading methamphetamine conspiracy

A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for leading a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine. Christopher A. Jefferson, 46, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 25 years in federal prison without parole. Jefferson, who has two prior state convictions for distribution/delivery of a controlled substance, was sentenced […]

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Leader, enforcer sentenced for conspiracy to distribute almost 100 pounds of meth

The leader and the enforcer of a drug-trafficking organization that distributed more than 45 kilograms of methamphetamine in the Kansas City metropolitan area were sentenced in federal court. Jennifer Gladman-Carnall, 37, of Kansas City, Missouri, and Michael Keavney, 42, of Kearney, Missouri, were sentenced in separate appearances before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark. Gladman-Carnall was […]

Drug Bust

Weekend investigations result in multiple arrests on drug related allegations

Various weekend investigations involving drug allegations are in the news today from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. A search warrant obtained by Sheriff Cox was served Friday evening and resulted in the seizure of alleged methamphetamine and methamphetamine drug paraphernalia.  Officers arrested 33-year-old Steven Burns of Chillicothe who was transferred to the Daviess-Dekalb County Regional […]

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Patrol reports two arrests on Sunday

The highway patrol reports a 53-year old Kansas City, Kansas man was arrested Sunday morning in Caldwell County on a Johnson County, Kansas warrant accusing him of dangerous drugs. Frederick Cunningham was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center. A 23-year old northwest Missouri resident, Dani Hughes, was arrested early Sunday in DeKalb County. Hughes […]

Medical Marijuana

As many as 10 facilities could become licensed to test medical marijuana in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined that as many as 10 medical marijuana testing facilities could be licensed in Missouri. Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution calls for “at least two” testing facilities for the new program. Testing facilities will be licensed to acquire, test, certify and transport marijuana. DHSS also established ten advisory committees composed […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports arrests of Chillicothe and Spickard residents

The Highway Patrol reports arrests on Wednesday of Chillicothe and Spickard residents in separate incidents. Twenty-seven-year-old Ryan Wheeler of Chillicothe was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Livingston County and accused of speeding along with unlawful possession of drugs. Online information shows potential counts include felony possession of a controlled substance, alleged possession of fewer […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports several arrests over the weekend

The highway patrol reports several arrests around the area over the weekend. A twenty-four-year-old resident of Chicago, Illinois, Daquan Pierce, was arrested about 11 o’clock Sunday night on Interstate 35 in Daviess County. He’s been accused of speeding 104 miles an hour in a 70 zone as well as felony, illegal use of a card […]