Enforcement Planned For Underage Drinking

Law enforcement will be on the lookout for underage impaired drivers between May 2 and May 13 with a high-visibility enforcement planned to coincide with prom and graduation dates. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, these are times when teens and young adults often consume alcohol. Missouri has a Zero Tolerance Law, meaning if […]

Sturgeon Alderman Vote To Fire Police Chief For A Second Time

The Sturgeon Board of Alderman has voted for a second time to remove Police Chief Greg Halderman from his position today. [Tuesday] The city terminated Halderman’s employment in May of 2017 amidst allegations of inappropriate behavior and alcohol abuse. In March, a Boone County Judge ordered Halderman be reinstated with back pay. Today’s vote was […]

Investigators Still Searching For Mexico Man

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller said there are no new leads in the search for Matthew Beauchamp of Mexico. Beauchamp has not been heard from since September of 2018 according to his family. On March 23, the Audrain County Sheriff’s Department said Beauchamp has multiple active warrants, however, when he has been a fugitive in […]

Centralia Considering Pay At the Pump Ordinance

A new pay at the pump ordinance is being considered in Centralia. City administrator Heather Russell says the discussion came up after the police department brought up some information about drive offs at the gas pump. Russell says they would like input from citizens and business owners. The issue will be brought up during the […]

Mexico Public Safety Report for 4/30/19

ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 46 year old William J. Rieger yesterday (Monday) for a probation/parole warrant.   CAR ACCIDENTS: A Mexico man taken to the hospital after hitting a utility pole yesterday (Monday) afternoon. According to the Mexico Public Safety accident report it happened on Clay Street at South Olive when […]

Driver Identified Involved With Injuring Mexico Public Safety Officer

The driver involved with injuring a Mexico Public Safety officer during a traffic stop yesterday (Monday) is being identified. According to Mexico Public Safety during a traffic stop in the 400 block of West Promenade, it was determined the driver had an active arrest warrant, however the driver drove from the scene before he could […]

Woman Rescued After Falling From A Cliff At Boone County Park

A woman is recovering from lower leg injuries after falling 15 feet down a rock bluff at the Pinnacles Youth Park in Boone County yesterday (Monday) afternoon. Rescuers from the Boone County Fire Protection District used ropes to lower the woman down the rock bluff that was nearly fifty feet tall. Muddy conditions and the […]