Missouri State Highway Patrol

State patrol reports 3 fatalities over July 4th holiday

The Highway Patrol has released the statistics from the July Fourth Holiday counting period.  Statistics statewide included 114 crashes, 59 injuries, and three fatalities. The fatalities included two in the Kansas City area investigated by the Kansas City Police Department and one in Reynolds County investigated by the Patrol. Statewide troopers made 40 arrests for […]

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Trenton man facing multiple charges of statutory rape and incest in Livingston County

A rural Trenton resident, recently released from jail on a percentage bond, is to be in circuit court next month in Chillicothe. Thirty-eight-year-old Dustin Lee Hall was a Chillicothe resident when he was arrested and charged with two counts each of statutory rape and incest. Online court information shows Chillicothe Police investigated the incidents that […]

Prison Sentence

St. Joseph woman sentenced to 5-years in prison for selling stolen firearms

A St. Joseph woman was sentenced in federal court for selling stolen firearms. O’Ceonna S. Thomas-Weston, 23, of St. Joseph, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to five years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 28, 2017, Thomas-Weston pleaded guilty to selling a stolen firearm. Co-defendant Ronnie Lee Martin III, 22, […]

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Livingston County Sheriff investigates possible suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports authorities investigated the discovery of a deceased male Saturday morning. Officers were called to a vacant home in the southeast part of Livingston County where authorities report a relative and emergency medical services were at the scene when the sheriff’s department arrived.  Sheriff Cox reports a preliminary investigation and evidence […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board changes status on properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board evaluated several properties of concern during a nearly one-hour meeting last night at City Hall. The board voted to remove three of the locations from the list after determining issues had been abated. These are at 825 West Crowder Road, owned by Bill Grubb, 1909 Carnes belonging to Rogelio Olivo and […]

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North Daviess R-3 School in Jameson locked down while threat investigated

The North Daviess R-3 School was put on lockdown Monday while law enforcement officials investigated a possible threat. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reports a juvenile was taken into custody for questioning and authorities noted the investigation is continuing. It was 7:20 Monday morning when the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office said it received a phone […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Death of inmate at Crossroads in Cameron to be investigated

The death of a 49-year-old inmate at Crossroads, the state’s maximum-security prison in Cameron on Friday, May 6, is under investigation. Timothy Adams was pronounced dead at 12:13 p.m. Friday in the Crossroads Correctional Center. Adams was serving a life sentence for being an accessory to first-degree murder and an accessory to armed criminal action. […]