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Missouri State Highway Patrol report arrests over the weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Novinger resident in Adair County. Thirty-year-old Brandon Sizemore was arrested on multiple allegations including felony possession of methamphetamine at a county jail; felony unlawful use of a weapon; unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia driving while suspended and an Adair County warrant for driving without a […]

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Man who escaped from Mercer County Jail twice, pleads guilty to multiple charges; handed 16-years in prison by judge

A Kansas City man who law enforcement reported escaped from the Mercer County Jail twice in August 2019 entered a plea of guilty to multiple charges on February 10th and was sentenced. Online court information shows, in one case, 29-year-old Drake Andrew Kately was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for five years on first-degree […]

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Patrol announces three arrests in Adair County on drug-related allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals in Adair County on February 9th on drug-related allegations. Thirty-year-old Kayla Fisher of La Plata was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. She was taken to the Adair County Jail […]

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Audio: U.S. Marshals capture southern Missouri man accused of threatening to kill Wright County sheriff and judge

The U.S. Marshals have announced that they’ve captured a southern Missouri man accused of threatening to kill Wright County Sheriff Sonny Byerley, a judge, and their family members.     50-year-old Lonnie Richardson was arrested Monday after marshals and Laclede County Sheriff’s deputies found him hiding in a small camping trailer near southwest Missouri’s Lebanon. […]

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Audio: Missouri prison system experiences significant drop in COVID-19 cases

In early December, the Missouri Department of Corrections began installing 1,400 air purifying devices and using disinfectant sprayers within the prison system. Since then, department spokesperson Karen Pojmann tells Missourinet the number of coronavirus cases has fallen by 80%. The agency reports 7,612 staff and inmates have been infected with the virus since last spring – 147, or […]

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Patrol announces the arrest of two in Linn County

The Highway Patrol reports two arrests in Linn County the night of February 5th on drug-related allegations. Forty-one-year-old Christopher Miller of Jacksonville was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, driving while intoxicated—drug intoxication, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also accused of failing to drive on the right half of the […]

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Patrol reports the arrest of two on Thursday evening, February 4th

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two Cameron residents Thursday evening, February 4th. Seventeen-year-old Kyson Blackburn was arrested in DeKalb County. Online court information shows he has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and delivery of a controlled substance […]

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18-year-old driver from Rushville accused of felony DWI as crash kills 18-year-old girl from Faucett

A northwest Missouri teenager is in jail after the Highway Patrol accused him of drunk driving contributing to an accident that has claimed the life of another teen. The crash occurred at 11:40 Sunday night just north of the community of DeKalb in rural Buchanan County. The highway patrol identified the deceased as 18-year-old Cassandra […]