Maysville Woman Arrested On Drug Charges

A Maysville woman was arrested by Troopers in Caldwell County Thursday afternoon.  Thirty-one-year-old Mary Justus was arrested about 2:50 pm for alleged tampering with a motor vehicle, DWI with drugs, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to signal a turn, and no seatbelt.  Justus was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center on a 24-hour hold.

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Patrol Arrests 2 in Caldwell Co

The Missouri State Highway Patrol made two unrelated arrests in Caldwell County, just minutes apart. Troopers arrested 38-year-old Wayne Perkins of Smithville on four charges. He was arrested on Felony Possession of Controlled Substance, No Seat Belt, Possession of Marijuana-prior offense, and Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia. Seven minutes later, Troopers arrested 23-year-old Cierra Stevens from Chicago on Felony possession […]

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State Audit – Caldwell County

The State of Missouri released the Audit Report for Caldwell County for the period ending December 31, 2019.  The audit was conducted by McBride, Lock & Associates, LLC, Certified Public Accountants of Kansas City.  Several findings were listed in the report.  They include: Lack of documentation on pay raises for part-time employees Should adopt Investment and Fraud Risk Assessment policies. […]

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Troopers Report Five Arrests Over The Weekend

State Troopers report five arrests in the area counties over the weekend. In Livingston County on Saturday: Troopers arrested 53-year-old Christopher Schrand of Cincinnati, OH, Saturday at about 4:10 pm, for alleged 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance and for alleged possession of drug paraphernalia.  He was processed and released. At about 8:25 pm, Troopers arrested 58-year-old Kelly […]

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Accident And Arrests Reports From Missouri Highway Patrol

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports an ATV accident and two arrests in the area counties Wednesday. A Bethany man had moderate injuries in an ATV accident Wednesday evening in Livingston County.  State Troopers report 25-year-old Dakota Richardson of Bethany was taken to Hedrick Medical Center following the accident on private property southeast of Avalon.  According to the report, Richardson was […]

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COVID-19 Numbers For The Local Counties

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the area counties is now at 435, with 3 deaths.  Those figures are from the Missouri COVID-19 Dashboard.  Those numbers may be behind as they work to keep up on new cases.  The local numbers include: Caldwell           35 Carroll            101 Chariton           17 Daviess            17       1 Grundy             27       1 Linn                 32       1 Livingston        […]

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Primary Election Results For The Area

The area counties had several contested races in the August 4th Primary.  The winners in the contested races include: Caldwell County Two County races were decided as 41% of Caldwell Couty voters went to the polls Tuesday.  There were two contested races on the Republican ticket. For Sheriff, Mitch Allen was elected by 14 votes over his opponent Jerry Galloway.  […]

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Local COVID-19 CASES and Deaths UP This Week

The number of cases of COVID-19 in the area counties increased throughout the week and there are two additional deaths from COVID-19.  The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service notified the Grundy County Health Department of the first death of a Grundy County resident due to COVID-19.  Friday afternoon, Caldwell County posted they have also been notified of a […]

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