Charges Filed

Kansas man facing multiple charges in Daviess County after hitting MoDOT truck with his car on I-35

An Overland Park, Kansas man who allegedly fled the scene of a crash involving a Missouri Department of Transportation truck on April 27th has been charged in Daviess County. Forty-year-old James Michael Carpenter faces felony charges of leaving the scene of an accident with property damage exceeding $1,000 and resisting or interfering with an arrest […]

Guilty Plea

Arkansas man pleads “guilty” to illegal logging in Missouri’s Mark Twain National Forest

An Arkansas man pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally damaging and removing more than two dozen trees from a national forest. Jamie R. Edmondson, 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to one count of depredation of government property. By pleading guilty, Edmondson admitted that he illegally cut and removed […]

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Kansas City, Kansas man indicted with hate crime for racially-motivated threat of a minor

The Justice Department announced that a federal grand jury in Kansas City, Kansas, returned an indictment charging Colton Donner, 25, with threatening an African-American male juvenile, because of the victim’s race and because the victim was living in a home in Paola, Kansas, in violation of Title 42, U.S. Code, Section 3631. For a separate […]

Gun Crime or Firearm

Kansas man arrested for attacking officers during protest at Country Club Plaza charged with illegal firearm

A Kansas City, Kansas, man who initially was arrested after throwing water bottles at police officers during protests at the Country Club Plaza was charged in federal court with illegally possessing a firearm. “Hijacking a peaceful protest by attacking police officers engaged in their duty to protect the public carries significant consequences in this district,” […]

Not Guilty Plea

Man involved in multi-county pursuit in 2019 pleads “Not Guilty” to all charges

A Kansas City, Kansas man facing multiple charges after what law enforcement described as a multi-county pursuit last July entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court Tuesday, June 2nd. Online court information shows JaJuan Coleman waived formal arraignment, and his case was continued to July 7th. He has […]

Gavel and Law book

Man who led authorities on multi-county pursuit bound over to Division One of circuit court

A case was bound over to Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court Tuesday for a Kansas City, Kansas man involved in what law enforcement described as a multi-county pursuit in July. Online court information indicates an arraignment is scheduled for JaJuan Coleman on June 2nd. Coleman has been charged with the felonies of first […]

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Patrol arrests man for driving 111 mph on Interstate 35

The highway patrol reports the arrest of an Overland Park, Kansas man after he was allegedly checked traveling 111 miles an hour on Interstate 35 in Clinton County where the speed limit is 70. Fifty-one-year-old Wade Maupin of Overland Park was accused early Wednesday evening of driving while intoxicated and exceeding the posted speed limit. Maupin […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kansas man arrested in Daviess County on drug allegations

A Kansas man arrested by the Highway Patrol in Daviess County on Tuesday faces drug allegations. Twenty-six-year-old Charles Oakgrove of Wichita, Kansas has been charged in Daviess County with felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and the misdemeanors of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia as […]

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Patrol arrests Kansas man in DeKalb County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kansas man in DeKalb County on Wednesday afternoon on four allegations. Fifty-nine-year-old Donald Davidson of Sedgwick, Kansas is accused of felony driving while intoxicated—aggravated offender, an ignition interlock violation, having expired plates, and consumption of alcoholic beverage while driving. Davidson was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail […]

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Kansas City, Kansas man arrested on multiple allegations after crashing south of Cameron

A man from Kansas City, Kansas was injured in an early-morning crash four miles south of Cameron. Forty-eight-year-old Dion Martin was northbound on Interstate 35 when he attempted to exit onto Highway 69. The van exited the interstate at a high rate of speed, failed to halt for a stop sign, and traveled through the guard […]

Heroin

Missouri woman pleads guilty to selling heroin which caused Kansas man’s fatal overdose

A Kansas City, Missouri, woman pleaded guilty in federal court to selling heroin to an Overland Park, Kansas, man, which resulted in his overdose death. Valeriece D. Ealom, 50, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to one count of distributing heroin. By pleading guilty, Ealom admitted that she sold heroin for $200 to […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Arrest in Caldwell County ends in multiple charges, including 3 counts of assault on law enforcement

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kansas City, Kansas man in Caldwell County last Thursday night on several allegations, including three counts of misdemeanor assault on law enforcement. Thirty-three year old Jeremy Beebe was also accused of felony tampering with a motor vehicle, felony resisting arrest by flight, careless and imprudent driving, speeding, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrests driver in Caldwell County

An Arkansas man arrested by the Highway Patrol in Caldwell County Tuesday afternoon has been charged with three misdemeanors. Online court information shows 23-year-old Travis Scoggin of Rosebud, Arkansas has been charged with driving while revoked or suspended—first offense, possession of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less, and unlawful possession of drug […]