Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15 years without parole for attempting to entice a minor for illicit sex

A Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for attempting to entice a minor, who was actually an undercover law enforcement officer, to engage in criminal sexual activity. Jeffrey Charles Johnson, 52, of Columbia, Missouri was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 15 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced […]

Dark Web

Missouri man pleads guilty to attempting to purchase chemical weapon on the Dark Web

A Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to attempting to purchase a chemical weapon, capable of killing hundreds of people, on the dark web with Bitcoin. Jason William Siesser, 45, of Columbia, Missouri pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr. to one count of attempting to acquire a chemical weapon and […]

Rollover Crash

Milan woman and two children injured in rollover crash on Route B

A Milan woman and two children received moderate injuries in a lettered route, single-vehicle rollover accident, Thursday afternoon three miles southeast of Pollock. Taken to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan were 37-year-old Dana Ingels, a four-year-old girl, and a two-year-old boy. Names of the children are not released by the patrol due to their […]

Missouri Senate Room

Missouri Senate committee begins work on violent crimefighting package

A Missouri Senate committee is reviewing a plan that aims to help reduce the state’s violent crime rate. Sen. Doug Libla, the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Public Safety Committee chairman is sponsoring the bill the Legislature is tasked with passing during the special session underway. In Kansas City, at least 107 people have been murdered so […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police seeking video footage of man offering money to children if they accompany him

The Chillicothe Police Department is seeking surveillance footage after receiving a report from citizens Monday, July 27th. The report concerns a man, under the viaduct, on the walking trail in Chillicothe, allegedly offering children $100 to come with him. The man was described as being overweight, wearing a gray shirt, and having a beard and […]