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 […]

Accident

Two-vehicle crash in Caldwell County injures three

A two-vehicle accident early Monday afternoon injured three people in Caldwell County, three miles south of Polo. Taken to Liberty Hospital were 50-year-old Cynthia Adams of Polo and a passenger in the pickup she was driving, 49-year-old Donald Holder of Excelsior Springs. Both received serious injuries. The driver of a sports utility vehicle, 65-year-old Edward […]

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Two injured in crash on Highway 69 south of Cameron

The Highway Patrol reports two individuals sustained minor injuries when one car rear-ended another about two and a half miles south of Cameron Friday evening. Emergency medical services transported 23-year-old Ronald Lambert of Cameron and 57-year-old Katherine Coffman of Excelsior Springs to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. Both cars traveled north on Highway 69 when […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crash near Excelsior Springs injures KC woman

A Kansas City resident was hurt when the motorcycle she was a passenger on overturned near Excelsior Springs. Sixty-four-year-old Deborah Holden-Johnson was taken to Liberty hospital with moderate injuries. The operator of the motorcycle, 63-year-old Leroy Booker of Excelsior Springs, was not reported hurt. The crash happened Saturday afternoon on Route Y near Excelsior Springs […]

Traffic Accident

Patrol reports vehicle demolished in Ray County crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Polo woman sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident in Ray County Friday morning. Emergency medical services transported 74-year-old Glennda Martin to the Excelsior Springs Hospital. Martin drove west on Route D when the car reportedly crossed the center line east of Route BB, ran off the left side of […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrest of teenager on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of an Excelsior Springs resident in Ray County Friday night on multiple drug allegations. Eighteen-year-old Jessicka Ard is accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance—marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving while intoxicated-drugs. The Patrol also accused her of failure to […]

Arrest

Two in arrest report from Grundy County authorities

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two men on Thursday. Thirty-eight-year-old Joshua Phillips of Excelsior Springs was arrested on failure to obey a judge’s order on a felony charge of non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. His bond is $100,000 cash only. Court documents […]

Take Back Drugs

Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday, October 27, 2018

Multiple law enforcement agencies in the area will collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs as part of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Take Back Day. Prescription drugs will be collected at various locations Saturday from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Missouri locations include the Grundy County […]