Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Visitor at Chillicothe Correctional Center arrested attempting to smuggle drugs into facility

The Chillicothe Police Department made two arrests Friday afternoon. Sergeant John Valbracht reports one of the arrests involved a Chillicothe Correctional Center visitor allegedly attempting to deliver illegal narcotics to an inmate. Officers arrested Edward Vonthun on possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Valbracht reports Dale Marvin Barker was arrested in the […]

Charges Filed

Two women in Trenton arrested on felony assault charges

Two women were arrested by police Saturday as a result of alleged altercations in Trenton that authorities say injured two other individuals. Three felony counts were filed against both 29-year-old Kelly Jean McClure of Trenton and 29-year-old Colby Marie Jackson of Wheeling. The charges were filed Sunday by new Grundy County Prosecuting Attorney Kelly Puckett. […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Audio: Lawsuit dismissed after Missouri changes policy on execution witnesses

The Missouri Department of Corrections has changed its execution witness-selection policy as part of a lawsuit settlement.     The change in policy led to the formal dismissal of the federal suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union in 2016 on behalf of BuzzFeed News journalist Chris against former Department of Corrections Director George […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Eight Chillicothe police officers subpoenaed to testify in court

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports eight police officers were subpoenaed to testify in Livingston County Associate Court in four separate preliminary hearings for state testimony for four defendants one day this week. The officers testified to arrests made over the last couple of months for multiple charges ranging from possession of a controlled substance […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Hostility in committee hearings on Greitens reaches fever pitch

(MissouriNet) – The special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens is frustrated that his defense team has refused to release documents in its possession. Republican Representative Don Phillips of Kimberling City is a committee member who spent 28 years as a Missouri State Trooper. Phillips notes he’s interrogated hundreds of witnesses over the years and […]

Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight

Audio: Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight meets today

The bipartisan Missouri House committee investigating the governor will meet Tuesday at the Statehouse in Jefferson City.     The Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight meets today at 11 am to discuss special session rules, as well as documents and discovery. They’ll be discussing House Resolution 2, which was filed Friday night by […]