Missouri Highway Patrol Community Student Alliance Program (MSHP)

Missouri State Highway Patrol in Macon offering Community Alliance Program

Troop B of the Highway Patrol in Macon is seeking individuals interested in attending the troop’s 15th Community Alliance Program beginning next month. The program, which presents an opportunity to citizens to gain insight and understanding of the training and duties of the Highway Patrol, will start at the Troop B Headquarters in Macon September […]

First Impact Driving Program Website

First Impact course for parents of new drivers to be held in Brookfield

Parents of teen drivers are invited to learn about Missouri’s Graduated Drivers License Law during a First Impact program in Brookfield in April. Sergeant Eric Brown with the Highway Patrol and retired Missouri Department of Conservation Agent Marsha Jones will speak at the free 90-minute evidence-based traffic safety program at the Linn County Health Department […]

School Bus Picking up kids (children)

Missouri Highway Patrol to begin school bus inspections on February 4th

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Motor Vehicle Inspection Division will begin annual school bus inspections on February 4th. Troop B Public Information Officer Sergeant Eric Brown reports inspections for about 40 area school districts will begin February 6th and end April 11th. In most cases, several districts will be inspected at a single location on […]

First Impact

Free traffic safety program to be offered at Green City School

A free 90-minute evidence-based traffic safety program to educate parents and guardians about Missouri’s Graduated Drivers License law will be held in Green City in February. Retired Missouri Department of Conservation Agent Marsha Jones and Missouri State Highway Patrol Sergeant Eric Brown will speak during First Impact at the Green City School the night of […]

White Tailed Deer

Audio: Opening of deer season means increased traffic expected Friday

Saturday’s opening of firearms deer hunting season means traffic on Missouri roadways is expected to increase beginning today. Highway Patrol Sergeant Eric Brown says car travel is expected to pick up from mid-morning through the evening.     Highway Patrol Sergeant Eric Brown says the roadway traffic rivals that of Thanksgiving and Memorial Day.   […]

Murder

Rothville woman granted “own recognizance” bond, ordered to seek placement in mental health facility

A Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter was granted an own recognizance bond in Chariton County Division Two Circuit Court Thursday. Online court information shows 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh was granted the own recognizance bond with the condition that she is to seek placement in a mental health/medical […]

Murder

Bond reduced for Rothville teen charged with first-degree murder of two-month-old daughter

Bond has been reduced for a Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter. Online court information shows the Chariton County Circuit Court set 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh’s bond at $50,000 cash or corporate surety Tuesday. Her bond was originally $100,000 cash only with no surety allowed. A preliminary hearing […]

Murder

Teen mother arrested on first-degree murder in death of 2-month-old child

The mother of a two-month-old girl found dead in Rothville last month has been arrested. Sergeant Eric Brown with Troop B of the Highway Patrol reports the Chariton County Circuit Court issued a warrant Thursday for the arrest of 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh of Rothville for felony first-degree murder in the death of Sophia Linebaugh. The […]