Police pursuit

Police pursuit of motorcycle ends in crash

A Lathrop man being pursued by Plattsburg police was hurt when he lost control of the motorcycle he was operating. Thirty-two-year-old Michael Johnston was taken to Liberty Hospital with minor injuries. The crash happened early Saturday six miles east of Lathrop on Highway 116 at Highway 69 when the eastbound motorcycle went out of control […]

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Bethany teen hurt in crash on Highway 69

A Bethany resident was injured Monday morning in a rollover accident two miles north of Bethany. Nineteen-year-old Casey Thurman was transported by ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital with moderate injuries. Thurman was northbound when the sports utility vehicle traveled off the east side of Highway 69, the driver over-corrected causing the vehicle to […]

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Cameron police prevent man from committing suicide

Cameron Police report officers were able to persuade a male subject from allegedly harming himself during an incident early Saturday morning. Police Chief Rick Bashor reported Cameron police received information that the individual was armed with a gun and wanted to commit suicide.  Officers from Cameron Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department conducted a vehicle […]

Rollover Crash

Six area youth injured in crash on Highway 69 near Bethany

Six area residents sustained injuries when a sport utility vehicle overturned one mile north of Bethany Friday evening. The Highway Patrol reports emergency medical services transported 12-year-old Trayton Mitchell of Bethany to the Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany with serious injuries. EMS also transported 17-year-old Elijah Carlson, 14-year-old Destini Mitchell, 15-year-old Alexis Pratt, and […]

Motorcycle Crash

Car strikes motorcycle on Highway 69 near Bethany

The operator of a motorcycle was injured early Wednesday evening, shortly after 5 o’clock, in an accident on Highway 69, approximately two miles south of Bethany. Taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries was the operator of a motorcycle, 37-year-old Brian Buntin of Bethany. Troopers report a car, driven by 46-year-old […]

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Trooper Matthew Neely receives award of Valor

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has honored 30 employees for their service, among them, an award of valor has been presented to Trooper Matthew Neely of the highway patrols’ Northwest Missouri troop. It was reported that on March 19, 2018, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department advised law enforcement of a theft in progress at Ridgeway. […]