Gary Downs

Osborn man facing murder charge in connection with crash that caused death of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark

An Osborn man faces a felony charge of murder—second degree in DeKalb County related to a motor vehicle accident in June that caused the death of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark. Online court information shows 34-year-old Gary Wayne Downs has also been charged with the felonies of resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing and […]

Deadly Crash

Patrol releases details of crash that claimed the life of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark

The Highway Patrol has released information on the two-vehicle accident one mile north of Osborn the morning of Wednesday, June 3rd that caused the DeKalb County Sheriff’s death. A crash report shows an ambulance transported the sheriff, 43-year-old Andrew Clark of Maysville, to Mosaic Life Care of Saint Joseph. He was pronounced dead at the […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Three injured, one child life-flighted after Saturday crash

The highway patrol reports three Maysville residents were seriously hurt Saturday night when a car traveled off Highway 33. A passenger in the vehicle, five-year-old Brenton Jestes was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center, then flown by medical helicopter to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Another passenger, three-year-old Alyssandra Jestes, was taken to Cameron […]

Traffic accident

Tractor mowing MoDOT right of way hit by pickup south of Maysville

The Highway Patrol reports a Cameron woman sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck in which she rode was struck by a tractor five miles south of Maysville Thursday morning. Thirty-six-year-old Robert Slawson of Saint Joseph drove south on Highway 33 when he began to pass a Missouri Department of Transportation tractor cutting the grass […]