Drug Raid

Drug raid by Brookfield authorities results in three arrests after months long investigation

A multi-month narcotics investigation resulted in the arrest of a 60-year-old man, 57-year-old man, and 37-year-old woman, all of Brookfield on Wednesday, December 1st. The Brookfield Police Department reports a search warrant was executed at a Brookfield residence where approximately 30 fentanyl capsules, five grams of methamphetamine, 43 xtampza pills, (extended-release oxycodone) 10 tramadol/hydrochloride pills, […]

Life Flight

Bucklin resident life-flighted to Columbia after crashing on Livingston Street; patrol accuses him of DWI

A Bucklin man was injured Thursday night when the car he was driving veered off a street in Bucklin and struck a tree. Twenty-nine-year-old Kenneth Fisher received serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter (Life flight Eagle) to University Hospital in Columbia. The car was demolished in the wreck on South Livingston Street and […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports two arrests on Tuesday

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Columbia woman in Linn County the morning of November 23rd on drug-related allegations. Twenty-nine-year-old Jasmine Stanfield was accused of felony possession of the controlled substance methamphetamine, possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana involving a prior offense, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia involving a prior […]

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Brookfield man injured in 3-vehicle crash at Highway 36 on-ramp

The Highway Patrol reports a Brookfield man sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident in Marceline on Tuesday morning, November 9. An ambulance transported the driver of the car 24-year-old Keegan Sheppard to Pershing Memorial Hospital. No injuries were reported for the drivers of a pickup truck, 63-year-old C. G. Mick of Brookfield, or a […]

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Patrol reports arrest of Oklahoma man on DWI allegation

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a man from Oklahoma in Linn County the evening of October 29th on multiple allegations. Twenty-eight year old Cody Phillips of Claremore, Oklahoma was accused of driving while intoxicated, consuming an alcoholic beverage while driving, speeding, failing to drive on the right half of the road, and bribery. […]

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Meadville man facing multiple felonies in Livingston County

A Meadville man faces multiple felonies after illegal items were allegedly found during the execution of a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Livingston Street in Meadville on October 27. Online court information shows 42-year-old Brent Eric Bloss has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and […]

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Kansas man rolls big rig on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Gardner, Kansas man sustained minor injuries when he lost control of the Peterbilt truck he drove and overturned one mile east of Marceline on Wednesday, October 27. Twenty-six-year-old Jacob Miller was treated at the scene. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before striking a guardrail, overcorrecting, and overturning. The […]

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Marceline man injured in crash on Highway 5

A Linn County accident on Highway 5 injured a Marceline resident Wednesday morning two miles north of Marceline. Seventy-one-year-old Mary Murphy was taken by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. The other driver, 21-year-old Taylor Phillips of Marceline, wasn’t hurt. The northbound minivan driven by Murphy failed to yield to an […]

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Patrol arrests Illinois man on alleged drug offenses in Linn County

The Highway Patrol reports a late-night arrest of an Illinois resident in Linn County. Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Wilkins of Rantoul, Illinois, was taken into custody at 11 pm and accused of alleged felonies of delivery of a controlled substance listed as marijuana, resisting arrest, an attempt to escape, and bribery. Wilkins also was accused of unlawful […]

Child Molestation

Bucklin man arrested on 11 counts of child molestation, 19 counts of sodomy and 12 counts of rape with child less than age 14

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Bucklin man on a felony Linn County warrant for child molestation. Fifty-four-year-old Roger Cupp was arrested in Linn County on September 3rd. He was transported to the Linn County Sheriff’s Department. Online court information indicates Cupp faces 11 felony counts of child molestation, as well as 19 […]

Police Chase or Pursuit

Suspect arrested after police pursuit that began in Chillicothe ends in Linn County

A man from Florida has been arrested following a two-county law enforcement pursuit that began in Chillicothe. It was late Wednesday night on August 25, at 11:52 pm, when a police officer stopped a motorist for excessive speed in the 1000 block of South Washington Street. As the officer contacted the driver, the vehicle sped […]

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Browning man life-flighted to University Hospital after crashing on Highway 5

A Browning man was injured Tuesday night when the pickup he was driving traveled off Highway 5 in Linn County, went through a fence, and struck a tree three-fourths of a mile south of Purdin. Twenty-two-year-old Alexander Gerst of Browning received serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter (LifeFlight Eagle) to University Hospital in […]

Charges Filed

Three teenagers from Brookfield face multiple charges after vandalizing property and vehicles with spray paint

Three Brookfield residents face multiple charges after spray paint was found on a Linn County Sheriff’s Department patrol car and other places in Brookfield in the last week. Online court information shows 19-year-old Bobby Ray Waddle Junior, 19-year-old Charles Emery Slater, and 18-year-old Jazmine Nichole Camlen have each been charged with the felonies of accessory […]

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Authorities respond to domestic violence call involving a gun; burglary investigation leads to arrest of Trenton man

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports no one was arrested after officers responded to a call of an alleged domestic violence in progress the night of July 22, in which a male was reportedly pointing a handgun at a victim. The Highway Patrol and a Chillicothe Police officer also responded to a home in the north […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department attempting to identify suspect who ran from business

The Chillicothe Police Department is attempting to identify a man who allegedly ran out of the back of a business and into a wooded area on June 28 at approximately 1 a.m. Chief Jon Maples reports the department is disseminating information to other law enforcement agencies and gathering and following up on leads. Sergeant Cody […]