Drug Bust

Weekend investigations result in multiple arrests on drug related allegations

Various weekend investigations involving drug allegations are in the news today from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. A search warrant obtained by Sheriff Cox was served Friday evening and resulted in the seizure of alleged methamphetamine and methamphetamine drug paraphernalia.  Officers arrested 33-year-old Steven Burns of Chillicothe who was transferred to the Daviess-Dekalb County Regional […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Shooting Graphic

Man who shot two people on I-35 identified as Mexican national; autopsy shows he turned gun on himself

The Highway Patrol has identified the suspect in the officer-involved shooting on Interstate 35 Friday morning that concluded with the suspect vehicle overturning and the death of the suspect. Troop H Public Information and Education Officer Jake Angle reports the suspect was identified as 26-year-old Julian Santiago-Cruz of Guadalupe Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The suspect shot […]