50-year-old Lonnie Richardson in Custody

Audio: U.S. Marshals capture southern Missouri man accused of threatening to kill Wright County sheriff and judge

The U.S. Marshals have announced that they’ve captured a southern Missouri man accused of threatening to kill Wright County Sheriff Sonny Byerley, a judge, and their family members.     50-year-old Lonnie Richardson was arrested Monday after marshals and Laclede County Sheriff’s deputies found him hiding in a small camping trailer near southwest Missouri’s Lebanon. […]

Guilty Plea

Missouri man pleads guilty to possessing illegal handgun used in shooting

An Independence, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally possessing a firearm that was used to shoot another man in the leg, using the victim’s own illegally-possessed firearm. William D. Fullbright, 29, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Lajuana M. Counts to being a felon in possession of a firearm. By pleading guilty, […]

High Speed Chase

High-speed chase involving murder suspect ends in arrest

Authorities report a high-speed pursuit and then a foot chase were involved before an Illinois man was arrested this weekend in Clinton County, Missouri on a murder warrant from northern Illinois. The highway patrol, which requested the assistance of Cameron Police and other departments, said the pursuit occurred Saturday on Interstate 35 as it traveled […]

Gavel and Law book

St. Joseph man convicted of illegal firearm after 11-hour standoff; faces 10 years in prison

A St. Joseph man has been convicted by a federal trial jury of illegally possessing a firearm following an 11-hour standoff with law enforcement officers. Terrance T. Brown, 41, of St. Joseph, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Evidence introduced during the trial indicated that Brown was in possession […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Trenton Police Department responds to man with a gun

Officers of the Trenton Police Department responded to a residence near 5th and DeBolt streets on Saturday. Upon arrival, officers discovered a subject in in a motor vehicle with a handgun who was threatening suicide. A standoff ensued, lasting approximately six hours, ending with officers negotiating the individual into a peaceful surrender. The 27-year-old Trenton […]