Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to nine years in prison for illegal firearm following high-speed police chase

A Missouri man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm after leading police officers on a high-speed chase through oncoming traffic and crashing into several police vehicles. Kyle K. Kessler, 35, Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to nine years in federal prison without parole. On Oct. 15, […]

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Brookfield man injured in 3-vehicle crash at Highway 36 on-ramp

The Highway Patrol reports a Brookfield man sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident in Marceline on Tuesday morning, November 9. An ambulance transported the driver of the car 24-year-old Keegan Sheppard to Pershing Memorial Hospital. No injuries were reported for the drivers of a pickup truck, 63-year-old C. G. Mick of Brookfield, or a […]

Child Sex Crimes

Kansas sex offender sentenced to 21 years in a Missouri prison for illicit sex with a child

 A registered sex offender from Kansas City, Kansas, was sentenced in federal court for crossing state lines to engage in illicit sexual activity with a 14-year-old Missouri victim he met on Facebook. Montoryon Harris, 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 21 years and eight months in federal prison without parole. […]

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Big rig hits pickup west of Osborn on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Cowgill man sustained minor injuries when the semi-truck he drove struck a pickup truck two miles west of Osborn on Tuesday afternoon, November 2. An ambulance took 52-year-old James Blakley to Cameron Regional Medical Center. No injuries were reported for pickup driver 23-year-old Cooper O’Connor of Plattsburg. The vehicles traveled […]

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Iowa man arrested in Putnam County faces multiple felony charges

An Ottumwa, Iowa man arrested by the Highway Patrol in Putnam County on October 28 has been charged with three felonies. Forty-three-year-old Jeremy Brown has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony, and operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license involving a […]

Head-On Collision or crash

Head-on crash injures two west of Darlington on Route H

Two individuals sustained injuries when a pickup truck and a car struck head-on three miles west of Darlington Thursday morning, October 28. Emergency medical services took the car driver, 50-year-old Stephanie Deen of Albany, and the car passenger, 50-year-old Sherry Kelso of Darlington, to Mosaic Medical Center in Albany. No injuries were reported for the […]

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Unionville man injured in attempt to avoid deer in roadway

A Unionville man sustained minor injuries when the pickup truck he drove swerved to avoid a deer and overturned one mile north of Hartford on Friday afternoon, October 22. A private vehicle transported 70-year old David Hoerner to Putnam County Memorial Hospital. The pickup traveled north on Route YY before running off the right side […]

Person impersonating law enforcement in DeKalb County

Man believed to be impersonating law enforcement officer stops at residence in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department reports a man believed to be impersonating a law enforcement officer stopped at a residence on October 6, 2021. The office explains the unknown white male came to the residence in a pickup truck, approached a neighbor, and asked for someone who is not from the area. The man allegedly […]

Underage Drinking and Driving DWI

Woman driving wrong way on I-35 injured in head-on crash; accused of DWI by patrol

A Cameron woman was injured Monday night in an Interstate 35 accident five miles south of Cameron. Twenty-four-year-old Kelcey Ross was taken by ambulance to Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the truck, Menno Bontrager, wasn’t hurt. Ms. Ross was southbound, on northbound I-35 when a head-on collision occurred with a northbound pickup […]

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Trenton woman transported to Wright Memorial Hospital after crashing near Laredo

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton woman sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck she drove failed to negotiate a curve and overturned three and a half miles northwest of Laredo on Friday, September 24. Emergency medical services took 20-year-old Sidney Lynch to Wright Memorial Hospital. The pickup traveled north on Route E before running […]

Spickard Woman Life Flighted after Crash in Mercer County

Spickard woman life-flighted to Truman Medical Center after head-on crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Spickard woman sustained serious injuries when a pickup truck struck a hatchback head-on seven miles southeast of Princeton on Tuesday morning, September 21. A medical helicopter took hatchback driver 74-year-old Diana Miller to Truman Medical Center. No injuries were reported for the pickup driver, 54-year-old Jeffrey Siemer of Princeton. The […]

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Marceline man injured in three-vehicle crash in Chariton County

A Marceline resident was hurt late Saturday afternoon in a three-vehicle accident in Chariton County. Twenty-three-year-old Dylon Ewigman was taken to the University of Missouri Hospital with moderate injuries. The driver of the car, 33-year old Kristen Lee of Marceline, was not reported hurt. The crash happened on Route E three miles east of Rothville […]