Chillicothe Police Department

Chillicothe police arrest man on federal warrant

Chillicothe police responded to the 2700 block of north Washington Street last Thursday December 1st and arrested a man on a federal warrant. Gerald Edward Manly was arrested on two charges of alleged mail fraud and allegedly providing a firearm to a convicted felon, and was transferred to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional jail. If convicted, Manly faces […]


Moberly, Missouri man facing charges including murder, robbery, arson, promoting prostitution

(Moberly Monitor) – According to the Moberly Monitor-Index, a Moberly man is in custody and facing seven felony charges, including murder, according to online court records. Joseph Lee Kertz, 28, of Wight Avenue in Moberly, was arrested Friday in connection with an alleged homicide in Moberly Thursday, confirmed Randolph County Prosecuting Attorney Mike Fusselman. Fusselman […]

St. Joseph man who fled from officers pleads guilty to meth, firearm charges

A St. Joseph, Mo., man who was struck by a vehicle as he fled on foot from law enforcement officers across a highway, pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and to illegally possessing firearms. Jeremy D. Marshall, 35, of St. Joseph, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Cainsville man arrested by Missouri highway patrol was holding woman hostage

A rural Cainsville man has been charged in Putnam County with felonious restraint, armed criminal action, and unlawfully exhibiting a handgun. 35-year old Mark Bottcher of rural cainsville was taken into custody Wednesday night about 15 miles west of Unionville along Highway 136 where a sport utility vehicle had stopped with a flat tire. In […]

Shooting Graphic

1 dead in early morning shooting in Kirksville

Kirksville police are confirming one person dead after an early morning shooting. Police responded to 710 West Elizabeth street at 2:29 a.m. Saturday morning in reference to a report of a subject shot with a firearm. Police arrived, spoke with several witnesses and gathered information and evidence. It is confirmed that the victim is a 27-year-old […]