Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports three area residents arrested on drug allegations

Three individuals were arrested Monday afternoon by the Highway Patrol in DeKalb County and were being held in custody pending the filing of formal charges. A Gallatin resident, 47-year-old Joseph McClane, has been accused of multiple counts. McClane is accused of felony possession of methamphetamine, felony resisting arrest, as well as misdemeanor marijuana possession and […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Two area residents in arrest report from Grundy County Sheriff

Two women were arrested Sunday in Trenton and face felony charges filed in the Grundy County Circuit Court. Twenty-eight-year-old Carrie Lea Smiley of Harris has three counts including one for possession of a controlled substance listed as methamphetamine, another for possession of a controlled substance listed as hydrochloride, described as a schedule four controlled substance […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

State troopers keep busy on Sunday with 4 arrests

Highway Patrol troopers report several arrests Sunday in northwest Missouri counties. Two people were arrested in DeKalb County Sunday afternoon. Twenty-eight-year-old Raymond Dilley of St. Joseph has been accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, felony armed criminal action, misdemeanor unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and exceeding the posted speed limit. Twenty-three-year-old John Church […]

Police Chase

Driver runs from Chillicothe police, pursuit entails, ends when driver crashes in Caldwell County

Approximately thirty minutes prior to the Caldwell County accident Saturday, Chillicothe Police received a phone call from a citizen in reference to a reckless driver. The complainant advised they were nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicle, along with the same vehicle nearly striking a school bus and another vehicle head-on. Chillicothe Chief Jon Maples reported […]

Gavel and Law book

St. Joseph man convicted of illegal firearm after 11-hour standoff; faces 10 years in prison

A St. Joseph man has been convicted by a federal trial jury of illegally possessing a firearm following an 11-hour standoff with law enforcement officers. Terrance T. Brown, 41, of St. Joseph, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Evidence introduced during the trial indicated that Brown was in possession […]

Arrest

Four arrested at Galt residence, including non-compliant sex offender

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of four individuals at a residence in Galt Friday night, including one identified as a non-compliant sex offender. Taken into custody was 42-year-old Jeffrey Jearl Spicer Junior of Carthage. He was wanted on a Jasper County warrant for alleged failure to register as a sex offender. Bond […]

William Derek Williams

Former teacher facing child sex charges appears in court

A former teacher at Cameron High School charged with felonies allegedly involving children appeared in the Associate Division of Clinton County Circuit Court Friday. The state filed an amended complaint, and 39-year-old William Derek Williams waived an arraignment and a preliminary hearing. He has been charged with three counts each of possession of child pornography […]

Man in orange jumpsuit and handcuffs being detained

Honduran national sentenced for illegally re-entering the United States

A Honduran man who was arrested in Kansas City, Mo., for drunk driving was sentenced in federal court for illegally reentering the United States after having been deported eight times. Jose Salazar-Aguilar, 34, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to five years and eight months in federal prison without parole. Kansas City, […]

Meth and Heroin

Polo man sentenced to 25 Years in prison for $4.3 million meth, heroin conspiracy

A Polo, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court for his role in a $4.3 million conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine and heroin throughout Clay, Ray, Clinton and Buchanan counties. Joshua K. Bowers, 34, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to 25 years and 10 months in federal prison without […]