Murder investigation of 54-year-old man reported in Moberly

At approximately 12:12 a.m., on Thursday, February 02, the Moberly Police Department responded to a report of a disturbance with shots fired in the 1000 block of S Williams Street. Upon arrival officers located a 54-year-old white male with a possible gunshot wound. Responding units rendered first aid and the Randolph County Ambulance transported the […]

Chillicothe police respond to unresponsive man at EconoLodge

Chillicothe police say an out of state man in his 30s, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at Hedrick Medical Center after being found unresponsive in a room at Econo Lodge and Suites. Police said officers attempted life-saving measures until Chillicothe emergency medical services arrived then transported the man to the hospital where he […]

Death Investigation

Coroner’s initial report on Elizabeth Jeannoutot-Lafolette and daughter Shannon inconclusive

Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater says an initial, or preliminary autopsy report, is inconclusive regarding the deaths of a Trenton woman and her young daughter over the weekend at Trenton. Slater said officials will await the results of toxicology tests. He noted it may take at least two months before toxicology results become available for […]

Drug Busts

Hamilton Police Department arrests man on drug charges

The Hamilton Police Department and Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the illegal use of narcotics and narcotic equipment over the weekend. After further investigation, a 35-year-old male was arrested by the Hamilton Police Department for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful use of […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff reporting sex offender moving from Arkansas to Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff is reporting that a registered sex offender has moved from the state of Arkansas to Livingston County. Joseph Orville Lawson is reporting an address of 9803 LIV 229, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Lawson is described as a white male, five feet, eight inches tall, weighing one hundred thirty-five pounds. He has brown […]