CRIME & SAFETY
Troopers Arrest St. Joseph Man on Five Driving Charges Sunday
Troopers report the arrest of a Saint Joseph man Sunday afternoon in Buchanan County on a handful of driving charges. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of 31-year-old Timothy C. Cline around 1:20 Sunday afternoon on preliminary charges of exceeding the posted speed limit, failure to maintain financial responsibility, not wearing a seat belt, driving while suspended (second offense), and driving while intoxicated with a person less than 17 in the vehicle.
Weekly Safety Report: Head-on Collision and Fatal Shooting in St. Joseph, Missouri
Two incidents occurred in St. Joseph, Missouri this week. The first incident involved a head-on collision on Highway 59, resulting in minor injuries to two individuals. The collision occurred between a 2012 GMC Acadia and a 2019 Ford F150. The second incident was a shooting that resulted in the death of a man. A 60-year-old woman, Eva Louise Schelert, has been charged with voluntary manslaughter in connection with the shooting.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatal Shooting and Collision Shake Platte City
Two incidents occurred in Platte City, Missouri this week. The first incident involved a fatal shooting at a Wendy's restaurant, resulting in the death of an 18-year-old victim and another victim in critical condition. The second incident was a collision on Interstate 70, where a 19-year-old man from Platte City died after veering off the roadway and being struck by another vehicle.
Convicted man ordered to write apology to officer
St. Joseph, MO: A St. Joseph man “Jeremy John Charles Pullen” received a suspended sentence and a requirement to write a letter of apology to the arresting Highway Patrol officer in a hearing Thursday in Harrison County Circuit Court. How useful was this post?. Click on a star...
Brothers were shot during suspected marijuana purchase in Platte City, documents say
A double shooting in Platte City that killed a KC teen and critically injured his brother allegedly occurred while they tried to purchase marijuana for $330 plus a $10 delivery fee, according to court documents.
Missouri man injured after pickup crash
DEKALB COUNTY —One person was injured in an accident just after 2a.m. Friday in DeKalb County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2001 Dodge Ram driven by Andreti G. Bryant, 22, Cameron, was westbound on U.S. 36 at Sharp Road one mile west of Stewartsville. The pickup traveled...
Killer who dumped body in Platte County sentenced
A Kansas City man who murdered his roommate in Jackson County and then dumped the body in Platte County was sentenced to 28 years in prison following his guilty plea on Nov. 16. William M. Bell, 29, admitted he shot and killed Conrado Mendez, Jr. in March 2020. Platte County...
Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 6 arrests across north Missouri counties between November 19 and November 21, 2023.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has reported a series of arrests across northern Missouri counties between November 19 and November 21, 2023. The arrests highlight a range of offenses, including driving while intoxicated (DWI), traffic violations, and felony charges. In Buchanan County, on November 19 at 9:56 a.m., Trevor M....
St. Joseph Woman Charged in Monday Manslaughter
A Saint Joseph woman faces a manslaughter charge in Buchanan County Court. Court documents say Eva Louise Schelert faces a felony charge of voluntary manslaughter. Records list the charge from Monday. The court denied Schelert’s bond. She will appear in court Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.
Arrest connected to Platte City homicide in Wendy’s parking lot
PLATTE CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Investigators arrested a man in connection with a homicide at a Platte County fast food restaurant. Investigators said 22-year-old Terrion M. Gully-Henry is in custody and charged with attempting to deliver a controlled substance. According to the criminal complaint, the suspect tried to sell two...
The SJPD is investigating a homicide that occured in an apparent domestic violence incident
According to Captain Jeff Wilson, the victim in the case has been identified as Michael E. Miller 67 years of age. The case has been submitted to the Buchanan County Prosecuting Attorney and charges of Voluntary Manslaughter were filed against Eva L. Schelert, a white female, 60 years of age.
St. Joseph Police identify victim in ongoing homicide investigation
A death investigation has now become a homicide investigation. St. Joseph police say 60-year-old Eva L. Schelert has been taken into custody in the death 67 year old Michael E. Miller who was found dead of a gunshot wound in his home in the 4700 block of Shawnee Road. Police...
St. Joseph Homicide: Elderly Man Killed in Domestic Violence Incident
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The St. Joseph Police Department (SJPD) is currently investigating a homicide that has been linked to a domestic violence incident. This case has sent ripples through the community, shedding light on the often-hidden dangers of domestic conflicts.
Families reconcile after sentencing
One of the killers of Ariel Starcher, as expected, is headed for hard time after sentencing Monday, but a surprise moment of warmth and kindness followed at the Buchanan County Courthouse. Jennifer Utterback, Starcher’s mother, pledged forgiveness for Taylor Stoughton, who she said once regarded Utterback as a surrogate mother....
Crime victims memorial tree lighting service
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Buchanan County Prosecuting Attorney's office held their annual Crime victim memorial tree lighting service this Tuesday evening. This event is held to remember the victims of crimes during this holiday season. members of the community came together to pay tribute to those family members and friends who were taken too soon.
St Joseph Police Investigate Fatal Shooting; Local School District Enhances Security at Sporting Events
Catch up on today's top local news: a fatal shooting in St Joseph leads to an arrest, and the local school district introduces metal detectors at sporting events for enhanced security. Stay informed with this morning's news update.
Missouri teen dies in crash with semi-truck
SALINE COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) - At 6:45 in the evening Sunday a deadly crash in Saline County, Missouri. It happened on I-70 westbound at the 74.6 mile marker. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred as a Ford F250 truck traveled off the right side of the roadway hitting a guardrail. Upon impact, the 19-year-old driver, Michael P. Stephenson of Platte City, was thrown into the road. He was not wearing a seatbelt.