Gavel and Law book

Woman who hit buggy on 9th Street killing Spickard woman pleads guilty

A traffic arraignment was held on Tuesday for a Trenton woman involved in a motor vehicle-horse and buggy crash in Trenton that resulted in the death of a Spickard woman. Pursuant to a plea agreement, 50-year-old Christina Diane Airey waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of guilty to misdemeanor operating a motor vehicle in […]

Dustin Lee Ritchie

Livingston County authorities arrest man found hiding in clothes dryer

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department officers were dispatched to Utica on Tuesday afternoon conducting a fugitive investigation that ended with the arrest of a man that the sheriff says was found, attempting to hide, inside a clothes dryer. Thirty-five-year-old Dustin Lee Ritchie was arrested on a Livingston County warrant for alleged trespassing in the first degree. Sheriff […]

Livingston County Sheriff Arrests 2 Most Wanted

Livingston County Sheriff reports arrest of two on “Most Wanted” fugitive list

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two most wanted fugitives over the weekend. Sheriff Steve Cox says 51-year-old John James Meyer of Hale was arrested on a warrant for alleged probation violation on original felony possession of a controlled substance: methamphetamine. Online court information indicates Meyer appeared in Division One of Livingston […]

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison and Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Hundreds of fugitives arrested, firearms and illegal drugs seized during “Operation Triple Beam”

Operation Triple Beam, an initiative led by the U.S. Marshals Service to track down some of the metropolitan area’s most violent and persistent offenders, resulted in hundreds of arrests and the seizure of dozens of firearms and illegal drugs. Results of the 10-week initiative were announced today by U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison, U.S. Marshal Mark […]

Suspect attempts to flee from Livingston County deputy, surrenders when threatened with taser

An arrest was made when the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a location in the Wheeling area on Sunday for a reported domestic assault and trespassing. A deputy learned an adult female was claiming to have been physically assaulted. Sheriff Steve Cox reports as the deputy was going to speak with a male […]

Matthew Case

Suspect flees authorities in Livingston County, points handgun at deputy before surrendering

An individual who fled from a Livingston County Deputy late Saturday afternoon was arrested at Mooresville and taken by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe after complaining of chest pain. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports the deputy was in western Livingston County and saw a person on a motorcycle believed to be a […]

Auto Theft or Stolen Vehicle

Two arrested by patrol involving stolen vehicle case out of Livingston County

The Highway Patrol has released the names of the two suspects involved in the stolen vehicle investigation in Livingston County Wednesday morning. The Patrol reports 30-year-old Christopher Haun of Raytown was arrested about an hour and a half after 46-year-old Hazel Miller of Platte City was placed into custody. Online court information shows Haun has […]

Battleship USS Missouri

Audio: Battleship USS Missouri crew members from 1945 being sought for major event

Cole County’s presiding commissioner is asking for your assistance in locating living crew members who were on the battleship Missouri, during the 1945 Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay. Commissioner Sam Bushman says a MAJOR event is planned for September 2020 at Pearl Harbor and says airfare and hotel costs will be provided for U.S. Navy […]

USS Missouri Forever Postage Stamp

United States Postal Service honors the USS Missouri, “Mighty Mo,” with stamp

The USS Missouri, affectionately nicknamed the “Mighty Mo” was the third U.S. Navy ship to be named after the Show Me state and the fourth American warship* to bear the name – there was a Confederate Missouri that was captured by Union forces during the Civil War but never commissioned as a United States Ship (USS). Today, a […]