MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Audio: Every available Missouri state trooper to be on the road and water this Memorial Day weekend

You’ll notice extra Missouri state troopers on the road throughout the long Memorial Day weekend. Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain John Hotz describes the holiday weekend as the unofficial start of the summer season. “We know that a lot of people are ready to get out and enjoy the outdoors and travel is part of […]

Automated Flagger

Drivers urged to slow down and pay attention as MoDOT ramps up construction

“I don’t remember taking the hit…” Retired MoDOT employee Mark Fresen only recalls the moments before a truck side-swiped the truck-mounted attenuator—or TMA—he was driving in a St. Louis work zone, crushing in the cab and pinning him inside. But it was an experience he’ll likely never forget. “When I woke up, I know someone […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrests of residents from Trenton, Kirksville, St. Joseph and Kansas City

The highway patrol reports a Trenton man, 33-year old Jessie Ingraham, and a Kansas City resident, 29-year old Raquel Taylor, were arrested Sunday morning in Clinton County. Both were accused of possessing a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, Ingraham was accused of driving while suspended while Ms. Taylor […]

Crime and Courts

Several face judge in Tuesday session of Grundy County court

Three defendants waived preliminary hearings during Tuesday’s session of Associate Division, Grundy County Circuit Court. Two men from Chicago, are to appear in Division One of Circuit Court on felony charges of fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance at a Grundy County business on January 28th. George Ernie Almond had his case moved to […]

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Patrol arrests South Carolina man on warrants involving indecent liberties with a child

The Highway Patrol reports it arrested a Fort Mill, South Carolina man in Linn County on Wednesday afternoon and accused him of being a felony fugitive from out of state. The North Carolina warrants for 55-year-old William Rockow allegedly involve two counts of indecent liberties with a child and one count of contributing to the […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Chillicothe teenager arrested on alleged DWI, drug and speeding allegations

The highway patrol reports a 17-year old Chillicothe resident was arrested early Sunday in Caldwell County. Trea Hayes was accused of driving while intoxicated, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding 101 miles an hour in a 65 zone, and failure to drive in the right lane of two lanes in the […]