Indictment

Missouri man indicted for meth, illegal firearms after high-speed chase that ended in crash

 A Columbia, Missouri, man who crashed his vehicle in a high-speed chase has been indicted by a federal grand jury for illegally possessing methamphetamine and firearms. Kenneth C. Fredenburg, 33, was charged in a two-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Missouri, on Tuesday, November 5. The indictment replaces a federal criminal […]

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Man accused of threatening people outside of Chula residence granted bond amendment

A man accused of threatening others and being armed outside of a Chula residence as well as fleeing from law enforcement in August was granted his own recognizance bond per stipulation in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Thirty-two-year-old Todd Grigsby was placed in the custody of his mother and is not […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Man arrested in Caldwell County accused of drug allegations

Multiple charges are pending for an Illinois man arrested Sunday evening in Caldwell County. Fifty-five-year-old Todd Wriedt of Peoria, Illinois was taken on a 24-hour hold to the Caldwell County Detention Center. The online Highway Patrol arrest reports accuse Wriedt of felony possession of methamphetamine; misdemeanor driving while intoxicated for drugs; possession of drug paraphernalia; […]

Jamie Wilson

Trenton man arrested in Daviess County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Trenton man in Daviess County on Friday afternoon on several allegations. Forty-eight-year-old Jamie Wilson was accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—more than 35 grams of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child as well as unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, cutting in […]

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Two Missouri women plead guilty to distributing large amounts of methamphetamine

Two more southern Missouri women pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine in Springfield, Missouri. Cassidy R. Clayton, 24, of Springfield, and Ginger L. Huerta, also known as Ginger L. Gray, 39, of Halfway, Missouri, pleaded guilty today in separate appearances before U.S. Magistrate Judge […]

James Foote Mugshot

Teenager arrested in Daviess County facing five allegations

A Kansas City, Kansas resident arrested by the Highway Patrol in Daviess County on Tuesday night has been charged with five misdemeanors. Nineteen-year-old James Foote faces charges of driving while intoxicated, exceeding the posted speed limit, failure to place vehicle not in motion as near right side of the highway as practicable, unlawful possession of […]

Child Abuse

Chillicothe woman charged in child abuse case where baby was shaken

A Chillicothe woman appeared in court on Monday for arraignment and a bond hearing regarding felony charges of abuse or neglect of a child causing alleged emotional or physical injury, no sexual contact.  Beatrice Josephine Anderson was accused in an October 21st incident that authorities say involved a three-month-old girl. She allegedly confessed to shaking […]

Guilty Plea

Chicago man pleads guilty in Missouri to meth trafficking; faces 15 years in prison

A Chicago, Illinois, man who was arrested while driving through northern Missouri pleaded guilty in federal court today to possessing nearly a kilogram of methamphetamine to distribute. Kevin M. Phyfiher, 29, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to one count of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. A Missouri State Highway Patrol […]

Putnam County Hospital 2019

Audio: Former CEO at Putnam County Memorial Hospital Pleads Guilty to $114 million billing scheme

A former executive of a northern Missouri hospital pleaded guilty in federal court in Florida to a $114 million pass-through billing scheme. The Justice Department in Washington says former Putnam County Memorial Hospital chief executive officer David Lane Byrns pleaded guilty to a one-count information charging him with conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Byrns pleaded […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Vehicle stop in Livingston County results in arrest; driver had outstanding warrant

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a vehicle stop near Utica Saturday evening led to the arrest of a Saint Joseph woman on a Macon County warrant for an alleged probation violation on driving while revoked or suspended and driving while intoxicated. Forty-six-year-old Jill Brown’s bond was set at $20,000, and she was transferred to […]