Deadly Shooting

Kirksville police arrest one individual involved in shooting as investigation continues

One of two men have been arrested as the investigation continues into a Kirksville shooting on December 30th that claimed two lives and injured two others. On Sunday night, January 2, 2022, at about 9:25 pm, the Kirksville Police Department, assisted by the U.S. Marshals, Adair County Sheriff’s Office, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports four arrests during the second weekend in December

A Kansas City man was arrested on Sunday in Harrison County. Fifty-four-year-old Bruce Brown was taken into custody on a felony, probation and parole warrant, issued by a court in Independence. Brown was taken to the Harrison County Jail in Bethany. No bond was set. Putnam County authorities arrested two men at separate times on […]

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Civilian pharmacist at Missouri military base charged with stabbing supervisor multiple times

A civilian pharmacist at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, was charged in federal court with assaulting his supervisor with a knife and stabbing him multiple times. Robert E. Sapp, 63, was charged in a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Springfield, Missouri., with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon with the intent […]

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Two charged in Grundy County after threatening to harm probation officer

Two men have been charged in Grundy County with felony tampering with a judicial officer after they allegedly threatened to cause harm to their probation officer last week. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 44-year-old Timothy Adam Stanley of Sumner turned himself in on October 18, 2021, and 43-year-old Michael Cole Lewis of Brookfield was […]

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Governor Parson awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2020

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 15 first responders and 7 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions during 2020. The awards are Missouri’s highest recognition for first responders acting during critical incidents. The civilians, who include a 12-year-old boy who performed a life-saving rescue at age 11, were honored […]

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Missouri man pleads guilty to meth and heroin trafficking

A Missouri man who was beaten and shot during a robbery that resulted in police officers discovering illegal drugs at his residence pleaded guilty in federal court to possessing methamphetamine and heroin to distribute. Daniel A. Briscoe, 45, Raytown, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to one count of possessing methamphetamine with the […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two men on Friday, August 6

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two men in area counties on August 6, 2021, on several allegations. Thirty-eight-year-old Jami Barton of Carrollton was arrested in Caldwell County. He was accused of felony tampering with a motor vehicle, failing to display valid plates on a motor vehicle, and not wearing a seat belt. Barton was […]

Deadly Shooting

Elderly Moberly man jailed without bond; accused of shooting alleged drug dealer in the head

An elderly man from northern Missouri’s Moberly is jailed without bond this (Friday) afternoon, accused of shooting a man he believed to be a drug dealer in the head. Moberly Police Chief Troy Link tells our Moberly affiliate KWIX that the incident happened Thursday evening, just six blocks from the police station.     Charged […]

Prison Sentence

Honduran national sentenced to 5 years in prison without parole for illegal firearm

A Honduran national who led police on a high-speed chase after threatening to shoot one victim and carjacking another has been sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm. Jose Arevalo-Inestroza, 29, of Kansas City, Missouri, a Honduran national who is illegally in the United States, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays […]

Drug Trafficking

Two men charged with heroin trafficking; Kansas City officers seize nearly 24 pounds of heroin at bus terminal

 Two men traveling through Kansas City, Missouri, were charged in federal court for possessing nearly 24 pounds of heroin aboard a bus en route from California to New York. Darwin G. Morales-Sagastume, 23, and Cristian J. Lopez-Catalan, 28, were charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Mo., with […]

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Traffic stop on Highway 36 ends with seizure of Uzi submachine gun, ammunition and drugs

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and the Northwest Missouri Interagency Team Response Operation-Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Task Force are investigating an incident earlier this week. Sheriff Steve Cox reports Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter stopped a vehicle late at night on Highway 36 because it was being driven as if the driver was impaired […]

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Two injured in crash on Highway 36 west of Hamilton

Two men sustained injuries, in a two-vehicle accident, two miles west of Hamilton on March 11th. An ambulance transported the driver of a sports utility vehicle, 37-year-old Jared Shuman of Hamilton, to Liberty Hospital with moderate injuries.  The driver of a pickup truck, 47-year-old Gary Nease of Brookfield, reportedly refused medical treatment at the scene […]

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Two from Unionville injured in crash on Highway 63

Two men from Unionville were among three people taken to the hospital following an accident Sunday afternoon in Schuyler County. Receiving moderate injuries were the truck driver, 38-year-old Donald Hurley, and his passenger, 84-year-old Johnny French, both of Unionville. The driver of another vehicle, an Iowa resident, received minor injuries. All were taken by ambulance […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol report arrests over the weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Novinger resident in Adair County. Thirty-year-old Brandon Sizemore was arrested on multiple allegations including felony possession of methamphetamine at a county jail; felony unlawful use of a weapon; unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia driving while suspended and an Adair County warrant for driving without a […]

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Two seriously injured when SUV hits guard rail near Pattonsburg

The Highway Patrol reports two men sustained serious injuries when a sports utility vehicle ran off the road and struck a guard rail end four miles south of Pattonsburg Thursday morning, February 4th. The driver, 55-year-old Lewis Buckner of Ridgeway, and passenger, 68-year-old Orvis Fountain of Albany, were transported by ambulance to the Harrison County […]

Three injured in head-on crash west of Brashear

The Highway Patrol reports three men sustained injuries when a car lost control on a snow-covered road and struck another car head-on two miles west of Brashear on Friday morning, January 15th. Both drivers, 30-year-old Travis Anderson of Mexico, Missouri, and 60-year-old Larry Steffen of Quincy, Illinois, were transported by ambulance to the Northeast Regional […]