Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol releases details of Labor Day operations in multiple counties

The Highway Patrol office in St. Joseph has released results of the Labor Day holiday weekend impaired driving enforcement operations. The northwest Missouri troop conducted DWI saturations in eight counties: Andrew, Buchanan, Daviess, Dekalb, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, and Nodaway. There was one driving while intoxicated arrest, 39 traffic citations, five drug arrests, and two misdemeanor […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports Labor Day statistics down by 50%

The Highway Patrol has released the statistics of the Labor Day holiday weekend. The Patrol reports that statewide there were 258 traffic crashes, 92 injuries, five fatalities, and 97 arrests for driving while intoxicated. The fatalities included two in Jefferson County and two in Saint Charles County investigated by the Patrol and one in Springfield […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Audio: Missouri State Highway Patrol to have extra troopers on the roads and water on Labor Day Weekend

You will notice extra Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers on the roads and water during this Labor Day holiday weekend. Troopers are participating in Operation CARE, which stands for crash awareness and reduction effort. Highway Patrol Captain John Hotz is encouraging you to drive and boat responsibly.     State troopers are being stationed at […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol to conduct DWI operations in multiple north Missouri counties

The commanding officer of Troop H of the Missouri State Highway Patrol has announced plans for driving while intoxicated saturation operations in multiple north Missouri counties. During the Labor Day holiday weekend, Troop H will conduct DWI saturations in Andrew, Buchanan, Daviess, Dekalb, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, and Nodaway counties. The areas selected for enforcement are […]

Fatal Accident

Missing Richmond man a victim of fatal motorcycle crash on county road

A man reported missing from his home in Richmond was discovered dead on Monday following a motorcycle accident. The Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Richard Watson traveled west on Ray County Road 210 when his motorcycle apparently ran off the right side of the road, overturned, and ejected the driver, with Watson’s body coming to rest […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Troopers to be out in force during Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop H will participate in the Thanksgiving holiday weekend enforcement operations. Troop H troopers will participate in Operation Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort as well as a statewide special enforcement operation during peak travel periods through November 22nd through 26th. Troopers will also be assigned to 20-mile stretches of Interstate 35. […]