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Woman Arrested for Alleged Trespassing and Attempted
A report of an intruder at a home in the northwest part of LivingstonCounty resulted in an arrest by the Livingston
County Sheriff's Department.Sheriff Steve Cox reports Thursday night a woman allegedly went in the
private home and was going to take her children from the home. The problem is the woman had no legal
right to be in home and she does not live there and the 2 young children
there were not hers or even related to her.
Deputies arrested 36 year old Robin L Swanson of Chillicothe for alleged Burglary and
Attempted Kidnapping.She is held
in the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail pending formal charges being
Cox says the reported being fearful of the Swanson returning as she had also
arrested at the same location for alleged Trespassing on May 8th.
Chillicothe Police Report 05-18
It was a busy week for the Chillicothe Police Department.
On Monday, Officers responded to the 1000 block of Elm Street in regards to a theft. A 54 year old Wheeling woman was arrested Wednesday for
stealing.She was cited and
A traffic stop at the 1000 block of Locust Street resulted in the arrest of a 43
year old woman for driving with an expired license and failure to register
vehicle. Shipp was processed and released.
A traffic stop at the 800 block of Calhoun Street, resulted in the arrest of a 23
year old man for improper passing and driving while revoked. He was
cited and released.
A 26 year old man was arrested in the 600 block of Walnut Street on a SullivanCounty probation warrant.
Officers responded to a business at the 1000 block of S. Washington Street for a report of theft. They
arrested a 25 year old woman for stealing.
A 38 year old woman was arrested on a LivingstonCounty warrant for 2 counts of
possession of controlled substance.
On Wednesday, officers were called to a home in the 500 block of St. Louis Avenue for a runaway juvenile. The
child was located in the 200 block of Herriman Street and was turned over to his
guardian. A report was sent to the Livingston County Juvenile Office.
A traffic stop in the 500 block of S. Washington Street, resulted in the arrest of a 40
year old Springfield man for speeding and driving
On Wednesday, officers arrested a 55 year old man on a LinnCounty non-support warrant. He was turned
over to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, pending
transportation to LinnCounty.
Officers were called to a home in the 400 block of Montgomery Street for a well-being check on a man.
The man was taken into custody and held on a 96 hour self-protection
On Thursday Officers responded to the 1100 block of Oak Street for a report of property
damage. Investigation Continues.
On Thursday Officers arrested a 17 year old male who turned himself in on a warrant
for failure to appear on a warrant for no seatbelt. He posted bond and
Motorcycle Accident Injures Two Near Trenton05-17
Two people had minor injuries in an accident Thursday involving a motorcycle
and a small pick-up near Trenton.At about , the motorcycle driver, 47 year
old Kenneth Flowers of Trenton was northbound on US 65, north of Trenton, and was stopped to make a left
turn.A pick-up driven by 17 year
old Katie Ireland of Trenton skidded into the back of the
motorcycle.Ireland had minor injuries but refused
also had minor injuries and was taken to WrightMemorialHospital for treatment.The accident was investigated by the
Missouri Highway Patrol.
Deputy Crashed, Not Inured05-1712pm
A Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy escaped injury when he was involved in
an accident while responding to an emergency call Thursday night.The accident happened on Highway 190
when Deputy Brady Graham was west of the Thompson RiverBridge and he lost control of the patrol
car and went off the road.The
accident cause extensive damage to the vehicle but Graham was not injured and
did not seek immediate medical attention.
Sheriff Steve Cox, in his press release, said they had reviewed the dash cam
video and it appeared Graham had reached a speed of 92 miles an hour at one
point prior to the crash.
Storms For Sunday... Some Could Be Severe05-17
It's been more then a year since we have had severe storms in the local area,
but that could change over the weekend.Dan Hawblitzel, a meteorologist with the National weather Service in Kansas City says there is a potential for
severe weather both Sunday and Monday. <Audio: Dan Hawblitzel 1>
Hawblitzel says you don’t necessarily need to change your plans for
Sunday, but you need to be weather aware. <Audio: Dan Hawblitzel 2>
A few things to think about include seeking cover if lightning is seen
nearby, think about how you can take cover if you are outside when severe
weather strikes and if you are inside, at home, work or someplace else, what
is the best place to take cover.
Ideally you want to be on the lowest level of a permanent structure, in an
interior room with no windows.
Woman In Custody After Incident At Chula School05-17
A Chula woman is in custody on numerous charges that include assault on school
property following what Sheriff Steve Cox called a potentially very serious
incident at the school Thursday.
The report states the woman, a parent of a student at the school, 34 year old
Jennifer R. Graves was allegedly inside the school and began yelling and
screaming at a school official.A
second school employee checked on the loud acts and then called 911.According to the report, the woman was
asked to leave school property and refused then elevated her anger and pulled
the telephone being used to call 911 from the wall and rendered it
useless.She then attempted to
strike the principal in the face, was threatening to kill people and have
someone else kill school employees.
Cox says the school staff acted properly and in accordance with the training
they have received and worked together in restraining the woman as she
continued her screaming, yelling, threats, and attempts of assault.The Deputies arrived took custody of
the woman who allegedly resisted arrest, assaulted a deputy, and continued in
her foul and violent manner even threatening to shoot one of our deputies in
A report will be sent to the prosecuting attorney and Graves faces charges of
alleged Assault on School Property, Trespassing, Property Damage, Assault on
a Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Arrest, and Possession of a Controlled
The final preparations will take place today and the students will have their
final practice before the Chillicothe High School Class of 2013 crosses the
stage on Sunday for their Graduation.Graduation is Sunday at in the school gymnasium and the
doors of the school will open at .Overflow seating will be available in
the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center, with live streaming of the event.
123 students will cross the stage on Sunday in the ceremony that will include
the procession.Several seniors
will play important parts in the graduation, including Class President
Bridgett Kieffer leading the Pledge of Allegiance, Hannah Thieme
will reflect on their time at CHS and what the student can expect
in their future, Caleb Hearon will deliver his
message entitled The Courage to Pursue Our Dreams and then the presentation
of the Class Gift by Kieffer.
School Board President Robin Westphal will present the diplomas as the
students are presented by the Superintendent, Dr Roger Barnes and Principal Brian Sherrow will have the conformation of the
CHS Class of 2013.
Five Hired For Chillicothe School District05-17
Two teachers are among the five hired by the Chillicothe R-II School Board
during their special meeting Monday at .The Board approved the recommendations
Diane Pittman for special education;Andrea Beck as a fourth-grade teacher;Lanette
Coward, a speech language pathologist;Melissa Eiserer as an elementary
counselor;and Laurinda Davidson as the middle school librarian.
They will begin their employment with the start of the new school year.
Crowder State Park Open House05-17
The Missouri State Parks wants to hear from area resident at an open house at
CrowderState Park, in Trenton, on Saturday.The event will be held in conjunction
with the National Kids to Parks Day
special event.On Saturday, the
informational meeting will be held from to in Shelter House #3, with
discussion on recent accomplishments at the park and future plans. Visitors
are invited to share comments on CrowderState Park’s services and
operations.Based partially on
previous comments and input from the public, Missouri State Parks constructed
a new campground lagoon.
Events for the National Kids to Parks Day special event include a 5K and 8K
Family Fun Trail Run/Walk starting at 8:00 am, a community picnic and games
from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, and guided nature hikes to the Thompson River
starting at 1:00.CrowderState Park is located west of Trenton off Highway 6.
A Gallatin resident, 26 year old Jesse Brown died May 13th.Graveside services will be Saturday at
at CoffeyCemetery.Friends may call Friday after at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin, with family
visitation from to at First Christian Church in Gallatin.Memorials may be made to the Jesse
Brown Memorial Fund.
A Brookfield resident formerly of
New Boston, 91 year old Arling Wild died May
10th.Services will be Saturday
at at Delaney Funeral
Home in Marceline with graveside services on Monday at ConcordiaCemetery in St Louis.Family visitation will be Saturday
from to at the funeral home.
Darrell L. Funk A Carrollton resident, 63 year old
Darrell L. Funk died May 10th in Carrollton.Memorial services will be Saturday at at Wakanda Lodge in
Carrollton with burial at CarrollMemoryGardens in Carrollton.Memorials may be made to Preferred
Hospice of Lexington or H.E.L.P. Services Cancer Fund.Arrangements are under the direction
of Bittiker Funeral Home of Carrollton.
Dale Franklin Henry A Braymer resident, 74 year old Dale Franklin Henry died May 14th in
Braymer.Services are Saturday at
at Lindley Funeral
Home in Chillicothe, with burial at LacledeCemetery.Friends may call Saturday from to , with family
visitation from to at the funeral home.
Jerry Quinn Head A Chillicothe resident, 78 year old Jerry Quinn Head died May 16th in Chillicothe.Services are Monday at at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe.Burial is at ResthavenMemorialGardens in Chillicothe.Friends may call Sunday from to at the funeral
home.Memorials may be made to
Forest O. Triplett Animal Shelter.
Martha Ann Pendergast A Tonganoxie, Kansas resident, 80 year old
Martha Ann Pendergast died May 15th in Kansas.A Mass of Christian Burial is
Wednesday at at Sacred Heart
Catholic Church in Tonganoxie, with burial at St. Columban's CatholicCemetery in Chillicothe.Friends may call Monday from to and Tuesday from to at Lindley Funeral
Home in Chillicothe.A Parish Rosary is Tuesday at at the church in Kansas.Memorials may be made to the cemetery.