Drug Bust

Weekend investigations result in multiple arrests on drug related allegations

Various weekend investigations involving drug allegations are in the news today from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. A search warrant obtained by Sheriff Cox was served Friday evening and resulted in the seizure of alleged methamphetamine and methamphetamine drug paraphernalia.  Officers arrested 33-year-old Steven Burns of Chillicothe who was transferred to the Daviess-Dekalb County Regional […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrest of four over the weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 17-year old O’Fallon resident, Gavin Crowe, was arrested Saturday night in Putnam County and accused of delivery of 35 grams or less of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Crowe was taken to the Putnam County Jail. Alexander Davis of Kansas City and Allison Murray of Independence, […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Suspect in Handcuffs

Patrol reports two arrests on Sunday

The highway patrol reports a 53-year old Kansas City, Kansas man was arrested Sunday morning in Caldwell County on a Johnson County, Kansas warrant accusing him of dangerous drugs. Frederick Cunningham was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center. A 23-year old northwest Missouri resident, Dani Hughes, was arrested early Sunday in DeKalb County. Hughes […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Green City man arrested on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Green City man in Sullivan County Friday afternoon on several drug-related allegations. Fifty-five-year-old Ira Helton was accused of the felonies of delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance as well as possession of fewer than 10 grams of marijuana and unlawful possession of […]