Drug Bust

Trenton man arrested on drug allegations

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Wednesday on felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. The bond for 41-year-old Dustin Farris is $10,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court Tuesday, May 28th. Court […]

Medical Marijuana

As many as 10 facilities could become licensed to test medical marijuana in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined that as many as 10 medical marijuana testing facilities could be licensed in Missouri. Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution calls for “at least two” testing facilities for the new program. Testing facilities will be licensed to acquire, test, certify and transport marijuana. DHSS also established ten advisory committees composed […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports arrests of Chillicothe and Spickard residents

The Highway Patrol reports arrests on Wednesday of Chillicothe and Spickard residents in separate incidents. Twenty-seven-year-old Ryan Wheeler of Chillicothe was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Livingston County and accused of speeding along with unlawful possession of drugs. Online information shows potential counts include felony possession of a controlled substance, alleged possession of fewer […]

Drug Bust

Cameron man arrested at prison in Saint Joseph

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Cameron man Monday on felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Twenty-one year old Shawn Michael Ward was arrested at the Western Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center of Saint Joseph. His bond is $15,000 cash only, and […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Trenton man arrested in Livingston County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Trenton man in Livingston County Saturday night on several allegations. Thirty-eight-year-old Gaylord Humphrey was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance: marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to register a motor vehicle, and no insurance. Humphrey was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.

Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Number of medical marijuana facilities to be licensed announced by DHSS

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has determined the number of medical marijuana facilities that will soon become licensed in Missouri. The top-scoring 60 cultivation facilities, 192 dispensary facilities and 86 medical marijuana-infused manufacturing facilities will be initially licensed for business in Missouri. “We appreciate and continue to seek the public’s input on […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Green City man arrested on multiple allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Green City man in Sullivan County early Saturday on three allegations. Twenty-three-year-old Austin Reynolds was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of fewer than 10 grams of marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Reynolds was transported to the Sullivan County Jail.

Mike Parson

Governor Parson signs FY 2019 supplemental appropriations

Governor Mike Parson signed HB 14 to ensure that the state has the necessary funds to operate through Fiscal Year 2019.  The supplemental appropriations bill allows for the continued current operations of Missouri state government. The Truly Agreed to and Finally Passed Fiscal Year 2019 supplemental HB 14 totals $468 million, including $189 million General […]

Medical Marijuana

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services refining Medical Marijuana applications for facilities

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is granting the public the opportunity to provide feedback on drafts of application questions and scoring criteria that will determine which applicants will soon become licensed medical marijuana facilities throughout the state.   Scoring criteria and application questions will make up part of the facility license application which […]