Sex Crime

Former detention officer at Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail pleads guilty to sexual conduct with prisoner

A former detention officer at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail of Pattonsburg pleaded guilty in Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court on Tuesday to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner or offender by probation/parole officer or employee of a jail, prison, or correctional facility. Online court information shows a sentence assessment report was ordered for […]

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Penalties increase for poaching in the state of Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.  Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted of illegally taking Missouri […]

Arrest

Chillicothe man arrested twice over the weekend

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Chillicothe man twice this weekend. Sheriff Steve Cox reports 39-year-old Charles Joshua Maupin was arrested for alleged driving while revoked following a vehicle traffic stop Friday afternoon. Maupin was processed at the sheriff’s office and released on a summons to appear. Maupin was arrested again after an investigation […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Hale woman arrested in Livingston County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Hale woman in Livingston County overnight on Friday at 12:43 am, on several drug-related allegations. Thirty-six-year-old Jessica Corthon was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana and the misdemeanors of possession of marijuana—10 grams or less, unlawful possession of […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Authorities report two arrests in Caldwell County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two individuals in Caldwell County Wednesday night on various allegations. Sixty-two year old Gregory Dana of Saint Joseph was arrested on a Washington County Sheriff’s Office felony warrant for a traffic offense and was also accused of the felonies of driving while revoked or suspended, possession of a […]