Audio: Pettis County Sheriff writes open letter to citizens about threats made against officers and a child

Protesters held signs Thursday night in west-central Missouri’s Sedalia to show their support for a 25-year-old woman killed last weekend by a Pettis County deputy. Hannah Fizer of Sedalia was shot to death after allegedly threatening to shoot the officer, but a gun was not found in her vehicle. Don Hockaday, a protest organizer, says […]

Hannah Fizer of Sedalia Missouri

Missouri State Highway Patrol: No gun found in car of Sedalia woman killed by Pettis County deputy

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Investigators found no weapon inside a vehicle driven by a Missouri woman who was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy over the weekend, authorities said Tuesday. Hannah Fizer, 25, died Saturday night after being shot by a Pettis County deputy following a traffic stop. The Missouri State Highway Patrol, which is investigating […]

Deadly Shooting

Sedalia woman killed after reportedly threatening to shoot Missouri deputy

A Pettis County Sheriff’s Office deputy in west-central Missouri shot and killed a 25-year-old Sedalia woman Saturday night after she reportedly threatened to shoot the officer. The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the shooting. Patrol Sgt. Andy Bell says Hannah Fizer was pulled over near U.S. Highway 50 for allegedly speeding, driving carelessly, and […]

Charges Filed

Cameron man who threatened officers with a knife officially charged

A Cameron man accused of threatening law enforcement with a knife and running from law enforcement at Hamilton faces charges in Caldwell County. Online court information shows 34 year old William Patrick Vessar has been charged with felony resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony and two misdemeanor counts of fourth degree assault—special […]

Terror Threat

Chillicothe teen charged with first-degree terrorist threat

An 18-year-old has been charged with felony first-degree terrorist threat stemming from an alleged incident Saturday. Craig Herbert Wilson Junior’s bond is $10,000 cash only, Supervision Services, and no contact with victims or witnesses. An initial appearance is scheduled in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court Thursday afternoon at 1:30. The Chillicothe Police […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police respond to teenager pulling gun on group of people on Washington Street

The Chillicothe Police Department reports detectives and officers arrested an 18-year-old male from Chillicothe Tuesday in reference to a possible fight and male pulling a gun on a group of people in the 1200 block of Washington Street Saturday. The suspect was accused of unlawful use of a weapon and several counts of assault, processed, […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe officers seeking information regarding disturbance with possible weapon involvement

The Chillicothe Police Department is seeking information regarding a report of a disturbance in the 1200 block of North Washington Street Saturday night. An investigation implied the possible brandishing of a weapon took place. Police Chief Jon Maples reports officers and detectives are investigating the incident and have taken several statements in reference to a […]

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Accident at 9th and Haliburton in Trenton injures three; Kirksville man cited for multiple infractions

Trenton police report three people were hurt Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash at 9th and Haliburton with all three refusing ambulance transport. Thirty-year-old Michael Hoskins of Kirksville was driving a car west on 9th Street, attempted to turn left onto Haliburton, and pulled in front of a pickup truck that was eastbound on 9th […]