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Missouri business owner sentenced to 25-years for leading methamphetamine conspiracy

A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for leading a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine. Christopher A. Jefferson, 46, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 25 years in federal prison without parole. Jefferson, who has two prior state convictions for distribution/delivery of a controlled substance, was sentenced […]

Indictment

St. Joseph man indicted for methamphetamine trafficking

A St. Joseph, Missouri, man who led law enforcement officers in a pursuit in Taney County, Missouri, was indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing approximately six pounds of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. Andrew R. Trammell, 45, was charged in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Missouri. The […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

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Trenton Police Department to participate in “Occupant Protection Seat Belt Enforcement Day”

The Trenton Police Department will participate in Occupant Protection Seat Belt Enforcement Day next week. Trenton police officers will conduct extra enforcement April 11th regarding seat belt compliance. The police department reports 160 were killed in Missouri crashes as of March 31st compared to 190 for the same period last year. Sixty-three percent of vehicle […]