The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals on Wednesday. Forty-six-year-old Adam Peter Bentz of Nixa has been charged with felony non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. Bond is $10,000 cash only. Court documents accuse Bentz of failing to provide adequate food, clothing, lodging, […]
The highway patrol reports the arrest of an Albany resident early Sunday in Gentry County, accusing her of five misdemeanor allegations. Twenty-five-year-old Samantha Cline was accused of driving while intoxicated/alcohol first offense, possession of fewer than ten grams of marijuana/prior offender, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia/prior offender, resisting arrest, and exceeding the posted speed limit […]
The Missouri Department of Corrections is moving many inmates and workers at the Crossroads prison in Cameron to the nearby Western Missouri Correctional Center. Director Anne Precythe says moving to the older prison makes sense. The state has budgeted three-million dollars to convert half of Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron into a […]
The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Hamilton man in Caldwell County early Saturday morning on several allegations. Fifty-two-year-old Martin McIntosh is accused of driving in the wrong direction causing an immediate threat of an accident, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving while intoxicated—persistent offender. McIntosh was transported to the Caldwell County Detention Center.
The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]
Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC). “As governor, I am […]
A Chillicothe man arrested by the Highway Patrol Tuesday night following a motor vehicle accident east of Chillicothe has been charged in Livingston County. Thirty-six-year-year-old Mathew Pike has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated—persistent offender. His bond is $25,000 cash only. The Patrol also accused Pike of driving while revoked—first offense, careless and imprudent […]
Three people out of six who reported injuries were taken to the hospital who were involved in a sports utility vehicle accident Tuesday night on an icy road three miles east of Chillicothe. The driver, who was not injured, was later arrested by the highway patrol. Thirty-six-year-old Mathew Pike of Chillicothe was driving westbound with six […]
The highway patrol reports a Bethany man was arrested late Saturday night in Harrison County. Twenty-five-year-old Dale Guernsey was accused of felony driving while intoxicated/persistent offender, felony leaving the scene of an accident, and misdemeanor driving while revoked. Guernsey was transported to the Harrison County Law Enforcement Center.
The state Department of Health says 951 Missourians died from a prescription drug overdose in 2017. St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell has unveiled a plan for his region that partners with the community and expands diversion programs for nonviolent offenders with addiction and mental health issues. The state Department of Health says […]
The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of several individuals in area counties Wednesday on various allegations. Online court information shows 33 year old Joseph Wilson of Chillicothe has been charged in Daviess County of the misdemeanors of driving while intoxicated—prior offender, driving while revoked or suspended—second or third offense, and operating a vehicle in a careless […]
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced that Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker has plead guilty to second degree sexual abuse and fourth degree domestic assault in Knox County Circuit Court. Associate Circuit Judge Tom Redington sentenced 51 year old Robert Becker to one year in the county jail for each offense, suspended execution of […]