A Fulton teen is dead after jumping into the North Moreau Creek in Moniteau County last (Wednesday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol 17 year old Bradley Hall jumped into the water just after 8 pm, after struggling, he went under the water and did not resurface. He was later pronounced dead.
Two employees fired from the Moniteau County Sheriff’s Office over the weekend after Facebook posts were deemed offensive and showed poor judgement. Sheriff Tony Wheatley said jail employee Dillon Davenport and Lt. Kevin Morse were terminated after what he said Facebook posts by the 2 tarnished the reputation of the Moniteau County Sheriff’s Office and […]
A Moniteau County Sheriff’s Deputy is recovering from injuries after a passenger car driver hit him during a traffic stop yesterday (Thursday). According to the crash report Deputy Jason Partin was conducting a traffic stop on Highway 5, south of Fortuna near Short Road, when he was hit by a 2017 Cadillac driven by 85 […]
A high speed chase yesterday (Thursday) afternoon ends in Cole County with a crash. The Jefferson City Police Department were called in to help the Moniteau County Sheriff’s department to stop a vehicle for failing to yield for multiple hazardous driving complaints. The chase entered Cole County where the suspects vehicle side swiped another motorist […]
Moniteau County Prosecutor Shayne Healea is pleading guilty this (Tuesday) morning to four misdemeanor charges to a 2014 incident that left four people hurt. According to court records Haylea entered the guilty plea in a Shelby County courtroom that involved a crash into a Columbia restaurant. Authorities say at the time Healea’s blood alcohol content […]
The search for the missing four year old boy from Warsaw is over. Grayson Darnell was found in Moniteau County near Russellville yesterday (Wednesday) along with his mother and non-custodial parent Julie Darnell. Grayson Darnell was reported missing since Sunday, July 29th when police believe Julie Darnell took him from his grandparents’ home. More information […]
A search for a missing four year old boy from Warsaw is continuing. Moniteau County Sheriff’s Department along with several law enforcement agencies searched an open field yesterday (Monday) for several hours but were unable to find anyone. An endangered person advisory was issued on Sunday for Grayson Darnell. Police believe that the child’s mother […]
The Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club 4027 in California, Missouri is damaged by a fire early this (Monday) morning. According to fire officials the building was completely engulfed in flames, however no one was injured. It is unclear if the building is a total loss. The cause is under investigation.
Criminal charges are being brought against the former California, Missouri police chief today (Wednesday). The Moniteau County Prosecutor filed two counts of stealing and one county of forgery against 47 year old Michael Ward following an investigation by the Missouri Highway Patrol. According to court records,it was determined a handgun, an AR-15, and two holographic […]
Another charge is being brought against a former teacher in the California and Russellville school district. 27 year old Clairyssa Lorenz was charged yesterday with sexual contact with a student. Lorenz was already charged in Moniteau County at the beginning of the month with Second-Degree Statutory Rape and Sexual Contact with a student. According to […]