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 […]

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Missouri Highway Patrol now accepting applications

The Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the 109th Recruit Class which is set to start January 6, 2020. Testing in Troop H will be held March 30, 2019, at Troop H Headquarters, 3525 North Belt, St. Joseph, Missouri. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements to apply. To review the requirements and apply online applicants […]

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Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]

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Patrol arrests two in Daviess and DeKalb counties

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports separate arrests this weekend in Daviess and DeKalb counties. Early Saturday evening, 46-year-old Jeffery Rylander of Seabeck, Washington was taken into custody following a traffic stop. Online court information shows Rylander faces a felony count of driving while intoxicated persistent offender as well as three misdemeanor counts including careless and imprudent […]

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Missouri Highway Patrol to participate in moving operations during Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces Troop H will conduct hazardous moving operations during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Area counties to be included in the hazardous moving operation include Caldwell, Daviess, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Mercer, Clinton, DeKalb, and Worth. The operations will focus on violations that contribute to traffic crashes, such […]