Identity Theft

Mexican national sentenced for identity theft, illegally re-entering the United States

A Mexican national who illegally entered the United States at least a dozen times was sentenced in federal court for illegal reentry and for stealing a deceased person’s identity to obtain employment. Rigoberto Vasquez-Milan, 37, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to two years and six months in federal prison without parole. […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Man who shot Trenton officer pleads “Not Guilty” in Division One of Daviess County court

The Trenton man accused of wounding Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab in June entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Thirty-nine-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin waived formal arraignment, and the case was continued to November 13th (at 9 am) for a plea/trial setting. Griffin has been charged […]

Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

Jwan Curry

Airline passenger charged in disturbance after flight diverted to KCI

A passenger aboard an Alaska Airlines flight diverted to Kansas City International Airport was charged in federal court with interfering with a flight attendant. Jwan Curry, 40, of Hamburg, New Jersey, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Missouri. Curry remains in federal custody pending an initial […]

Officer Christopher Ryan Morton

Audio: Missouri woman sentenced to 20-years in prison for her role in death of Clinton police officer

A west-central Missouri woman who was inside a home where a Clinton police officer was shot and killed last March will spend the next 20 years in prison. Reporter Jenifer Abreu from our Springfield television partner KOLR-10 has details.     Widger pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and drug possession.

Terror Threat

Student who made terrorist threat at Cameron High School identified

The Cameron Police Department reports it made an arrest in reference to a possible threat at the Cameron High School on Tuesday. Cameron R-1 School District Superintendent Matt Robinson says a high school student was arrested after students heard him verbally threaten violence. The police responded to the school and working with school officials made […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Case of man who shot Trenton police officer certified to Division One of Daviess County court

A case has been certified to Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court for the Trenton man accused of wounding Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab in June. Thirty-nine-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin waived his right to a preliminary hearing with an arraignment hearing scheduled for October 16, 2019. Griffin has been charged with the felonies of […]

Two Livingston County Fugitives in Custody After Manhunt

Three in custody after manhunt in Livingston County

The Chillicothe Police Department reports three individuals are in custody following a fugitive investigation that began on Tuesday after a five-hour manhunt. Police Chief Jon Maples says law enforcement took several theft reports in which the suspects were the same individuals that had been victimizing citizens and also found to be armed and dangerous. Officers […]

Kirksville Police Department promotes Juan Chairez to Sergeant

Kirksville Police Department promotes Master Officer Juan Chairez to Sergeant

The Kirksville Police Department is pleased to announce the promotion of Master Police Officer Juan Chairez to Sergeant. Chairez will begin his duties as Sergeant on September 22, 2019. Chairez attended Moberly Area Community College’s Law Enforcement Training Center Academy, graduating in 2008. Chairez began his career with the Kirksville Police Department in 2009 and […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 16-Years for illegally possessing a firearm

 A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm. Alexander Monday Coleman, 48, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 16 years in federal prison without parole. Coleman was sentenced as an armed career offender due to his prior felony convictions.  On Nov. 13, 2018, Coleman pleaded guilty […]