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Cameron police prevent man from committing suicide

Cameron Police report officers were able to persuade a male subject from allegedly harming himself during an incident early Saturday morning. Police Chief Rick Bashor reported Cameron police received information that the individual was armed with a gun and wanted to commit suicide.  Officers from Cameron Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department conducted a vehicle […]

Cameron Missouri Polie Department

Officer fires service weapon at suspect after being run over in Walmart parking lot in Cameron

One individual was taken into custody west of St. Joseph in connection with an incident Saturday in Cameron in which a Cameron police officer was hit by a car and run over in the Walmart parking lot. The officer was treated and released from a local hospital. Cameron Police Chief Rick Bashor said Cameron officers, […]

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Overturned semi truck loaded with hogs causes chaos for motorists in Cameron

The Cameron Police Department and Highway Patrol report westbound Highway 36 at Highway 69 at Cameron is back open after a tractor-trailer truck hauling hogs overturned causing some of the animals to escape the trailer Thursday morning. A spokesperson for Troop H of the Highway Patrol reports westbound 36 was cleared around 10:50. The Patrol […]

Drug Busts

Two Cameron residents arrested on drug allegations

Two Cameron residents face drug-related charges after the Cameron Police Department executed a search warrant on a residence in the 400 block of North Main Street in Cameron. Police Chief Rick Bashor reports Franklin and Jennifer Wiglesworth were charged in Clinton County with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug […]