Crews Search River For Missing Columbia Woman

The search for a missing Columbia woman will continue next week. Authorities searched a section of the Lamine River in Cooper County yesterday [Tuesday] for the remains of Mengqi Ji Elledge, but nothing was found. According to the Mid-Missouri Sheriff’s Dive Team, the search will pick up again next week. According to a release, police […]

Mexico Man Injured In Cooper County Accident

A Mexico man has moderate injuries after a 2 car accident in Cooper County last (Sunday) night. According to the Highway Patrol it happened on I-70 eastbound, 126 feet east of the 102 mile marker. A vehicle driven by 72 year old Robert K. Boahrer of Mexico was entering the interstate, when another vehicle traveled […]

Highway Patrol Locates Drugs In Cooper County Traffic Stops

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has seized nearly 50 pounds of marijuana during three separate traffic stops in Cooper County. Troop F reports the stops have taken place over the last four days along Interstate 70. In addition to the marijuana, troopers also found 550 imitation opioid and benzodiazepine pills and a handgun.

K9 Uncovers Large Amount Of Meth In Cooper County

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested a man from the state of California after a K9 officer located a large amount of methamphetamine last night. [Thursday] The patrol reports a trooper stopped 45 year old Johnny Thompson. After briefly questioning Thompson, the trooper decided to search the car. K9 Rony located approximately 20 pounds of […]

Woman With Serious Injuries In Cooper County Crash

A St. Peters woman is in serious condition after a one car accident in Cooper County yesterday (Sunday) morning. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on I-70 eastbound about 75 feet east of the 95.6 mile marker. The crash occurred when a vehicle traveled off the left side of the road and overturned. […]

Woman Found Dead On Interstate 70 Had Children In Car

Two children were in the vehicle in which a 40 year old South Dakota was found dead in on December 13. Scott White with the Missouri State Highway Patrol says Melissa Peskey’s children, ages 5 and 11, were in the car when troopers found it crashed near mile marker 96 on Interstate 70. White said […]

Three Hundred Pounds Of Marijuana In Cooper County Traffic Stop

The Missouri Highway is reporting finding over 300 pounds of marijuana in an SUV during a traffic stop on I-70 in Cooper County yesterday (Thursday). The patrol says an SUV was pulled over after following too close on eastbound I-70 and 101 vacuum sealed bags of marijuana were found. 34 year old Felix Lopez and […]

Fiery Crash On I-70 In Cooper County

Several people are recovering from injuries in a fiery crash that blocked traffic heading eastbound on I-70 in Cooper County last (Thursday) night. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at the 111 mile marker around 10:50 when a when a stranded vehicle was blocking the driving lane, and a second vehicle came to […]

Fatal Motor Accident In Cooper County

One man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Cooper County last (Sunday) night. The Missouri Highway Patrol it happened just before 8 last night, on I-70 at the 113 Mile Marker. 52 year old Anthony D. Martin of Kansas City hit a guard rail and was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene […]