Convicted

Jury convicts two former corrections officers in Missouri of assaulting an Inmate

Two former corrections officers at the Jackson County Detention Center have been convicted by a federal jury of physically assaulting an inmate in violation of his constitutional protection against unreasonable force. “These corrections officers abused their authority by physically assaulting an inmate,” said U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison. “Our Constitution protects every citizen from the use […]

Saousoalii P. Siavii, Jr

Former KC Chiefs player charged with illegal firearms after being tasered while resisting arrest

A former Kansas City Chiefs football player, who was tasered twice while struggling with officers and resisting arrest, was charged in federal court with illegally possessing firearms. Saousoalii P. Siavii, Jr., also known as “Junior,” 40, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo., […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol: Plan for a safe Labor Day weekend

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to plan for a safe 2019 Labor Day weekend. It’s everyone’s responsibility to operate both vehicles and vessels safely and observe all Missouri laws. Incorporating safety into your weekend plan–choosing your route, making sure your equipment is in good working condition, being […]

Suicide Prevention

Livingston County Sheriff Department responds to call with individual threatening suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he, two deputies, and the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services recently responded to a call regarding an adult allegedly actively attempting to kill himself or herself. Cox says the person was located and admitted to taking several pills before being non-compliant and resisting officers. The individual was transported to […]

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High-speed chase beginning in Daviess County results in multiple crashes, injuries to three children

Three children were injured and the driver of their vehicle was arrested on multiple counts, including excessive speeding, that ended in a three-vehicle wreck on Tuesday in Clinton County. The highway patrol identified the driver of a car as 32-year-old Kenneth Sneed of Kansas City. Three children in the car, whom the patrol said were […]

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Suspect who escaped from Livingston County Sheriff’s car, while in restraints, involved in multiple stolen vehicle cases

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a fugitive from Bedford taken into custody Wednesday morning escaped from a patrol vehicle while in restraints and fled on foot before being caught again and placed in additional restraints. Three deputies and two state troopers originally found 29-year-old Linn Hoskins III in the back of a stolen pickup […]

Arrest

Two arrested after traffic stop on Highway 190

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office reports two Chillicothe residents who were occupants of a car stopped for traffic violations on Highway 190 outside of Chillicothe this week were arrested after the passenger allegedly verbally assaulted a deputy. Sheriff Steve Cox says two Chillicothe Police officers assisted the deputy in arresting 28-year-old Joycelynn Lavonne Still on […]

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Detective Sgt. Ryan Glidden of the Maryville Police Department honored for community service

Tim Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that Detective Sgt. Ryan Glidden of the Maryville Department of Public Safety has received the 2018 Enoch B. Morelock Award. The Enoch B. Morelock Award is an annual recognition of outstanding moral character, service to law enforcement and service to the community. Glidden […]

Court News

Defendants waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of Grundy County court

Several defendants waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on Tuesday with each being bound over to the August 9th docket in Division One. Krensa Kay Williams of Trenton faces four felony counts of stealing including a controlled substance/meth manufacturing material, in two different cases. Bonds were reset at $10,000 cash only […]