Motorcycle

As the weather warms drivers are urged to watch for motorcycles

As the weather warms up, so do the engines on motorcycles. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to remind motorists and motorcyclists alike to “Watch for Motorcycles” in order to help prevent motorcycle crashes, deaths and injuries on Missouri roadways. “Preliminary data shows that approximately 12% of Missouri traffic fatalities in 2018 involved a […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crash near Excelsior Springs injures KC woman

A Kansas City resident was hurt when the motorcycle she was a passenger on overturned near Excelsior Springs. Sixty-four-year-old Deborah Holden-Johnson was taken to Liberty hospital with moderate injuries. The operator of the motorcycle, 63-year-old Leroy Booker of Excelsior Springs, was not reported hurt. The crash happened Saturday afternoon on Route Y near Excelsior Springs […]

Guilty Plea

Altamont man pleads guilty to incident in late May

An Altamont man pleads guilty in the Associate Division of DeKalb County Circuit Court today (Wednesday) to several charges stemming from an incident in late May. Online court information shows Steven Periman plead guilty to felony charges of tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution and operating a vehicle on a highway without a […]

Jail Time

Jamesport man sentenced to six months in county jail

A Jamesport man pleads guilty in DeKalb County Circuit Court Tuesday to misdemeanor charges stemming from a motorcycle accident earlier this year. Online court information indicates 43-year-old Joshua VerHagen entered a guilty plea on charges of operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license, first offense, owner operating a motor vehicle without maintaining […]