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Missouri man who shot police officer, then himself, pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A St. Louis, Missouri, man who shot a law enforcement officer before shooting himself pleaded guilty in federal court to drug trafficking and illegally discharging a firearm in Joplin, Missouri. E.F. Fitchpatrick, Jr., 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and one count of […]

Border Wall between United States and Mexico

Man who escaped Missouri halfway house caught crossing Mexican border into California

A man who escaped from a Springfield, Missouri, halfway house 17 months ago pleaded guilty in federal court after being caught crossing the border from Mexico into San Diego, California. Benjamin E. Garnica, 34, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to escaping from federal custody. Garnica was sentenced on March 20, 2014, […]

Jennifer Plummer

Former Trenton police officer Jennifer Plummer begins work as Livingston County Deputy

Former Trenton Police officer Jennifer Plummer has been announced as the newest deputy sheriff in Livingston County. After graduating from Craig High School in 1998, she graduated at the Law Enforcement Academy at Missouri Western State University in n December 2006 and began working for the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office in February 2007. In 2011, […]

Extradited

Iowa man extradited to Grundy County on stealing charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the extradition of a Council Bluffs, Iowa man on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, from the Clarinda, Iowa Correctional Facility. Forty-five-year-old Lonnie Downs has been charged in Grundy County with felony stealing—fourth or subsequent offense. Bond was $1,500 corporate surety or 10%, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of January 27, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of Jan. 27 – Feb. 2. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View all routes closed due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause […]

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Audio: Free Pesticide Applicator Training sessions to be offered in area counties

Multiple training sessions will be held in the area for farmers needing to obtain or renew certification for a private pesticide applicator’s license. Free sessions will be held at the Grundy County Extension Center in the Alexander Student Center Basement Conference Room of Trenton on Thursday, January 23, 2020, from 9 o’clock until noon, Carroll […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of January 20, 2020

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 January 20 – 26. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View all routes closed due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of January 13, 2020

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 January 13 – 19. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View all routes closed due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]