CRIME & SAFETY
Traffic stop ends with Clay County deputies seizing dozens of stolen IDs, drugs
Clay County Sheriff’s deputies recovered dozens of stolen IDs and multiple types of drugs from a stolen vehicle Wednesday morning.
Train hits car abandoned on railroad tracks Tuesday in Clay County
A train hit a car abandoned on a tracks Tuesday afternoon near the village of Birmingham in Clay County.
Law enforcement investigating after train hits car
CLAY COUNTY — Around 5:30 p.m. June 6, Clay County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to investigate the aftermath of a cargo train striking an unoccupied vehicle just outside of the village of Birmingham. The strike took place at North Arlington Avenue and Northeast Birmingham Road. According to the...
Man suffers serious injuries after vehicle strikes horse on U.S. 69 Highway near Excelsior Springs
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. — A 56-year-old man suffered serious injuries early Tuesday morning after his vehicle struck a horse that was in a roadway on northbound US 69 Highway. The crash happened at 4:25 a.m. on June 6 on the highway just south of Robyne Lane outside Excelsior Springs,...
Man injured in county crash involving horse
CLAY COUNTY — A Lawson man was seriously hurt in a wreck early Tuesday, June 6, after his car struck a horse in the roadway of U.S. Highway 69. According to a highway patrol crash report, the collision occurred before 4:30 a.m. when Curtis C. Trawick, 56, of Lawson, drove a 2002 Acura northbound on U.S. 69, south of Robyn Lane. After the impact with the horse, the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road overturned.
Serious Crash Involving a Horse on NB US 69, South of Robyn Lane
Clay County, MO – In the early hours of Tuesday, June 6, 2023, a serious accident occurred on NB US 69 just south of Robyn Lane, involving a vehicle colliding with a horse. The incident was investigated by TPR B S Floray of the Missouri Highway Patrol Department.
Northmoor murder suspect on suicide watch
A Northmoor man is in custody charged with the murder of a man in an apparent road rage incident at a Northmoor strip mall. Phillip Frazier, 50, is being held without bond, on suicide watch, at the Platte County Detention Center, charged with second degree murder and armed criminal action. He is scheduled to appear back in court on Tuesday, June 13 for a preliminary and bond hearing.
Liberty Man Arrested On Multiple Charges in Daviess County
A Liberty man was arrested on multiple charges, including five outstanding warrants, Monday morning in Daviess County. According to the arrest report from Troop H of Highway Patrol 44-year-old Liberty resident Daniel A. Stanford was arrested at 6:36 A.M. for a pair of Moniteau County misdemeanor warrants for failing to appear on traffic charges, two Clay County warrants for failing to appear on traffic charges, and a Lathrop Police warrant for failing to appear for traffic violations.
Elderly Kearney Man Escapes With Minor Injuries In Sunday Accident
An elderly Kearney man was lucky to escape with only minor injuries after hitting an Interstate guardrail and rolling down and embankment Sunday morning in Clay County. Troop A of the Highway PAtorl says 87-year-old Kearney resident Darrell D. Peters was driving a 2022 Chevy Trailblazer southbound on I-35 at mile-marker 19 when he approached traffic that was congested due to an unrelated stalled vehicle.
Crash led to deadly confrontation in small Platte County town
A parking lot crash turned deadly last week in Northmoor, Missouri. Now a 50-year-old man is facing charges for murder.
Monday Morning Accident Leaves Two With Serious Injuries
A three-vehicle crash on Route 210 in Clay County early this (Monday) morning has left two people with serious injuries. Troop A of the Highway Patrol says 2015 Chevy Impala being driven by 48-year-old Independence, Missouri resident Michael W. Fisher crossed the center line of the highway and struck a 2000 Ford F250 before striking a 2021 Ram 2500, causing that truck to roll over.
Liberty Man Facing Drug and Weapons Felonies After Ray County Arrest
A Liberty man is facing drug and weapon felony charges after being arrested over the weekend in Ray County. According to the arrest report from Troop A of the Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Liberty resident Damon L. Hollis was arrested at 8:40 P.M. Saturday in Ray County on charges of felony possession of a controlled substance and felony unlawful use of a weapon. He was also cited for speeding, no seat belt, and having excessive window tint.
2 hurt in 3-vehicle accident
CLAY COUNTY — A man in one vehicle and a teen in another were seriously injured Monday, June 5, in a three-vehicle accident on Missouri Highway 210. According to a highway patrol crash report, the wreck occurred around 5:30 a.m. east of Missouri Highway EE on Highway 210 when an eastbound 2015 Chevy Impala driven by Michael W. Fischer, 48, of Independence, crossed the center line and struck a westbound 2000 Ford F-250 truck driven by Travis R. Anderson, 26, of Henrietta. The Impala then struck a 2021 Dodge Ram 2500 truck driven westbound by Jesse W. Rice, 46, of Richmond. The impact, according to the highway patrol, then caused the Ram to rollover.
Authorities in Missouri seize 82 firearms, machine guns, during arrest of three men charged with gun and drug trafficking
Law enforcement officers seized 82 firearms, including machine guns, during the arrest of three Kansas City, Mo., metropolitan area men charged with participating in a conspiracy to traffic firearms, including machine guns, and with drug trafficking. Alejandro Zavala, 23, and Cody Bonhomme, 30, both of Kansas City, Mo. and Kaleb...
Vehicle fire causes backup on I-70 in Independence
A burning vehicle sent thick smoke into the sky above Interstate 70 in Independence Monday afternoon.
Clay County prosecutor receives death threats in relation to Andrew Lester case
CLAY COUNTY, Mo. (KCTV) - As Clay County Prosecutor Zachary Thompson seeks justice in the case stemming from the shooting of Ralph Yarl, the Clay County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to KCTV5 that Thompson has received death threats. “I can confirm that our office has received death threats, including threats...
Trenton driver escapes injury, Lathrop resident suffers minor injuries, in collision on Interstate 35
The highway patrol reports a Lathrop resident received minor injuries when the sports utility vehicle he was driving hit a pickup truck driven by a Trenton resident. Thirty-two-year-old Chandler Coffey of Lathrop sought medical treatment by private vehicle. The driver of the pickup, 35-year-old Raquel Borders of Trenton, was not reported hurt.
Memorial bench installed honoring fallen Kansas City officer
A new memorial bench honoring fallen Kansas City police officer Jim Muhlbauer was installed at Happy Rock Park in Gladstone last week.
Man sentenced for armed robbery of Gladstone delivery driver
A Kansas City man was sentenced in federal court for the armed robbery of a Gladstone pizza delivery driver after a suspect involved in the robbery was killed during a shootout with police officers. Samuel M. David, 20, was sentenced to 12 years and three months in federal prison without...
Man found shot to death Friday in Northmoor in Platte County, Mo.
Officers and deputies from three Northland law enforcement agencies found a man shot to death Friday in Northmoor, Mo.
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