Drug Busts

Chillicothe Police Department bust six on drug offenses

The Chillicothe Police Department reports the arrest of six individuals on drug offenses as the result of a search warrant Tuesday night and an investigation Wednesday morning. Chief John Maples reports officers arrested three individuals Tuesday after the police department, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and K9 Zaki executed a search warrant on a residence […]

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Squirrel and Black Bass season opens Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend brings an extra-special celebration for squirrel hunters and bass anglers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds them that the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, marks the opening of both squirrel season statewide and catch-and-keep bass season in most streams south of the Missouri River. SQUIRRELS Hunters can pursue […]

Habitat Flats Lodge

Outdoor skills event to be held at Habitat Flats Lodge of Sumner

The Missouri Department of Conservation will host a free youth outdoor skills event featuring target marksmanship with archery and firearms gear. Five skill stations will be provided at the event at the Habitat Flats Lodge of Sumner, Saturday, May 19 from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. The stations will […]

Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter

Livingston County Deputy receives instructor training on firearms

Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office graduated from a four-day instructors course presented by Midwest Tactical Firearms Instructional School in Warrensburg. Sheriff Steve Cox reports Leadbetter received certification to instruct law enforcement officers at all levels of use with handguns, shotguns, and patrol rifles. He says the course required Leadbetter to be […]

Police: Clumsy teen robber shot himself in the groin while attempting to rob drug dealer

Missouri House committee hears parade of gun bills

More than eight pieces of gun legislation were discussed in one House committee hearing yesterday in Jefferson City. Republican Representative Jared Taylor of Nixa said his bill that would prohibit cities from regulating the open carry of firearms was a response to Kansa City Police forcing individuals to empty their guns of ammunition. Democratic committee […]


Department of Conservation reports November firearms deer harvest ends with 191,000+

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 191,368 deer during the November portion of fall firearms deer season, Nov. 11- 21. Of the 191,368 deer harvested, 99,431 were antlered bucks, 20,148 were button bucks, and 71,789 were does. Top harvest counties were Howell with 4,564 deer checked, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports 2 arrests in Caldwell County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrests in Caldwell County last night of two individuals from Independence. According to the patrol, 20-year-old Tonia Hickock was arrested for investigation of multiple violations. She’s accused of two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no valid driver’s license. 25-year-old […]

Drug Busts

Grant City man arrested on drug and firearm charges

The Highway Patrol’s Drug and Crime Control Division reports the arrest of a Grant City man for possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm. Twenty-one year old Dillon Phineas Schrock was arrested Wednesday after investigators seized firearms, amphetamine and zolpidem pills, marijuana, and $2,650 at his residence as the result of a […]

Young Deer Hunter

North Missouri deer hunters in 9 county region do well in opening firearms weekend

Preliminary data from Missouri Department of Conservation shows deer hunters in Missouri harvested 96,131 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season. Among the Green Hills, the top county for deer kills was Harrison with just over one thousand. (1,009) Linn and Sullivan counties are close behind at […]

Firearms deer season opening weekend harvest totals exceed 96,000

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation  shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 96,131 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season Nov. 12 and 13. Of the 96,131 deer harvested, 55,753 were antlered bucks, 8,873 were button bucks, and 31,505 were […]

Livingston County sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff recovers stolen items in Medicine Creek

On April 10, the Livingston County Sheriff’s department continued with an investigation from the western part of Livingston County where a residence was burglarized and a gun safe removed from the home. The sheriff’s department and Chula Fire department investigated items in Medicine Creek at Liv 216. Both organizations worked on recovering the door of a […]