Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15 Years for possessing illegal firearm used in fatal shooting

 A Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing the firearm he allegedly used to shoot and kill another person. Dionandre Ganter, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 15 years in federal prison without parole, which is the maximum penalty that can be imposed under the […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 25 years in prison on meth and firearms charge

A Greenfield, Missouri, man who crashed his motorcycle into another vehicle during a police chase was sentenced in federal court for possessing methamphetamine to distribute and illegally possessing a firearm. Chad R. Weis, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 25 years in federal prison without parole. On April 10, 2019, Weis […]

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Patrol arrests two in Livingston County on drug allegations

A Springfield man was arrested early Sunday in Livingston County and accused possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Forty-two-year-old Marco Woody was arrested on felony counts of possessing methamphetamine, alprazolam, and diazepam as well as unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and exceeding the posted speed limit by 20 to 25 miles an hour. Woody was […]

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Cameron PD arrests two during vehicle stops; confiscate more than $45,000 in methamphetamine

The Cameron Police Department made two arrests during vehicle stops Wednesday night in reference to drug possession. The department reports an officer stopped a vehicle on Grand Avenue near Harris Street for a license plate violation and found the driver to be in possession of methamphetamine. The officer also found a child in the vehicle […]

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Livingston County Sheriff reports K-9 officer Zaki wounded in the line of duty

Livingston County Sheriff’s Steve Cox reports K9-Zaki, was injured this month in the line of duty.  Cox says Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki were summoned to assist the Chillicothe Police with a man who was reportedly wanted on Federal arrest warrants and allegedly in possession of a stolen vehicle. The suspect was located but was […]

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Audio: Garland “Joey” Nelson makes first court appearance in Diemel brothers case

A northwest Missouri farmer accused of first-degree murder in the deaths of two missing Wisconsin brothers from made his first court appearance today. Garland Joseph Nelson, 25, appeared via closed-circuit TV in the Circuit Court of Caldwell County. Nelson’s attorney asked the judge for a continuance of three weeks to prepare before entering a plea. […]

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Man involved in Livingston County fugitive investigation appears in court

A man involved in what law enforcement called a fugitive investigation and manhunt in September voluntarily waived his right to a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court. Brandon Michael Wood has been charged with stealing $750 or more in one case and unlawful possession of a firearm and resisting or […]

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Audio: Garland “Joey” Nelson charged with two counts of murder in missing Diemel brothers case

A Braymer cattle farmer was charged on Wednesday with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Police found human remains on 25-year-old Garland “Joey” Nelson’s farm. According to the probable cause statement, the Diemels traveled to Caldwell county to get payment of $250,000  from Joey Nelson for the […]