Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police respond to teenager pulling gun on group of people on Washington Street

The Chillicothe Police Department reports detectives and officers arrested an 18-year-old male from Chillicothe Tuesday in reference to a possible fight and male pulling a gun on a group of people in the 1200 block of Washington Street Saturday. The suspect was accused of unlawful use of a weapon and several counts of assault, processed, […]

Grundy County United Way seeks donations

United Way of Grundy County launches fundraising campaign

The United Way of Grundy County has launched its business fundraising campaign to help fund county organizations. Those organizations include the Community Food Pantry of Grundy County, Girl Scouts, Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri, Grundy County 4-H, Grundy County RSVP, Juvenile Court Diversion Program, Juvenile Office of the Third Judicial Circuit, Grundy County […]

Chillicothe Vandalism June 2019

Chillicothe Police Department identify suspects in weekend vandalism

Chillicothe Police report suspects have been identified as officers and a detective investigate weekend vandalism in an area of Locust Street, however, names of the suspects have not been released to the public. Chillicothe Police report they have received calls, messages, and information and police say juveniles have been identified and the investigation is coming […]

Sex Trafficking

North Missouri man charged with kidnapping, sexual trafficking of a child and sodomy

A 65-year old Denver, Missouri man has been charged in Worth County with first-degree kidnapping, second-degree sexual trafficking of a child, and first-degree sodomy. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the arrest of Austin Myers was the result of an investigation by sheriff’s offices in Worth County, Missouri, and Columbia County, Georgia, the Missouri State […]

Lady Justice with court gavel

Clifford Thornburg appointed as Chariton County Prosecuting Attorney

Governor Eric Greitens has appointed a Salisbury man as the Chariton County Prosecuting Attorney. Clifford “Cliff” Thornburg will succeed Robert W. Wheeler who died last month. Thornburg is the attorney for the Ninth Circuit Juvenile Office, which covers Chariton, Linn, and Sullivan counties. He is also the principal attorney of his law office in Salisbury.

Crime

Livingston County investigation could lead to charges of assault and attempted murder

The Livingston County Sheriff’s office says reports were to be submitted to the Juvenile Office and Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren for consideration of seeking adult criminal charges in what authorities described as an assault and attempted murder investigation. Sheriff Steve Cox said two juveniles were detained late Friday night after authorities were summoned to Hedrick […]