Saturday March 21, 2020 Wreck on 9th Street in Trenton

Driver attempting to elude law enforcement causes crash in Trenton

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports three people were hurt late Saturday afternoon in Trenton when a car attempting to elude law enforcement was involved in an accident with another car and hit a tree. Thirty-four-year-old Robert Ellis of Independence was taken by the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department to Wright Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. […]

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Princeton man injured in crash at intersection of Broadway and Highway 136

The Highway Patrol reports a Princeton man sustained minor injuries when a sports utility vehicle struck the transit van he drove in Princeton on Tuesday morning. An ambulance transported 29-year-old Jaron Rhea to the Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. No injuries were reported for the SUV driver, 37-year-old Maria Ruiz-Marquez of Princeton. The SUV reportedly […]

Fraud

Six employees in Missouri plead guilty to $58,000 overtime pay fraud scheme

Six employees of the Kansas City, Missouri, public works department have pleaded guilty to their roles in a nearly three-year-long conspiracy to collect $58,000 in fraudulent overtime pay. Prentis M. Rayford, 37, Eric McKamey, 47, and Edward Lee Ellingburg, 48, all of Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty today in separate appearances before U.S. District Judge […]

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Kansas City, Kansas man arrested on multiple allegations after crashing south of Cameron

A man from Kansas City, Kansas was injured in an early-morning crash four miles south of Cameron. Forty-eight-year-old Dion Martin was northbound on Interstate 35 when he attempted to exit onto Highway 69. The van exited the interstate at a high rate of speed, failed to halt for a stop sign, and traveled through the guard […]

Police pursuit

Investigation continues into Carrollton man who fled from law enforcement

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is continuing an investigation of a Carrollton man who allegedly tried to flee from law enforcement on Sunday evening, February 2, 2020. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports law enforcement arrested 21-year-old Jeffery Lee Smith the Third after a deputy saw a vehicle without a working brake light or lights […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 25 years in prison on meth and firearms charge

A Greenfield, Missouri, man who crashed his motorcycle into another vehicle during a police chase was sentenced in federal court for possessing methamphetamine to distribute and illegally possessing a firearm. Chad R. Weis, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 25 years in federal prison without parole. On April 10, 2019, Weis […]