Law Enforcement

Police use Taser on man with machete

by Janet Dabbs Laurie Police Department personnel used a Taser Saturday, April 15 to subdue a man \who was endangering child and resisting arrest with a machete. The incident began when police went to serve a warrant on a woman wanted for a probation violation at a residence on Hope Road in Laurie. According to

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Renken appointed to replace Grantham as Laurie counsel

by Janet Dabbs Andrew Renken was appointed Tuesday, May 9 to replace Laurie City Attorney Steve Grantham, who is stepping down at the end of May. Grantham resigned after being appointed Morgan County Associate Circuit Court Judge by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. He has been practicing law for more than 20 years. He also served

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Highway Patrol Report

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following recent accidents this week. Welch John P. Welch, 55, of Sunrise Beach sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident 9 p.m. Monday, May 15 on MO 5, 0.3 miles south of Route P in Morgan County. The accident occurred when the southbound 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle he

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Versailles Police Report

Wednesday, May 3 to Monday, May 8 The Versailles Police Department recently responded to the following: Wednesday, May 3- Report of vehicle accident at Walmart. Call for stealing at Jiffy Stop. Call for harassment on Gravois Street. Thursday, May 4- Lockout at the Morgan County Historical Society Museum. Call for citizen’s assist on South Ross

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Highway Patrol Report

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following recent accidents this week. Nealley Nicholas A. Nealley, 24, of Gravois Mills sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident 6:30 a.m. Friday, May 5 on MO 5, 0.3 miles north of Keepsake Road in Morgan County. The accident occurred when the southbound 2003 Kia Spectra he was

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