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Two arrested after vehicle theft

Weyland Two men were arrested Monday after police found a stolen vehicle, said Sgt. D.B. McGrath of the Fulton Police Department. Samuel J. Weyland, 20, of New Bloomfield, was taken into custody for first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle. Chance T. Marcum, 18, of Mokane, faces a charge of secon


Couple sentenced in statutory sodomy case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced on Wednesday that an Ozark County couple were sentenced. David Bauer was sentenced to 15 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections after being convicted of first degree statutory sodomy. His wife, Tiffany Bauer, was sentenc

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:23:12

Former Russellville, California school staff member faces additional charge

Clairyssa Lorenz A former elementary school counselor at the Cole County R-1 (Russellville) School District, who also is a former assistant softball coach at the California R-1 School District, is facing a new charge in an ongoing investigation into her allegedly inappropriate behavior with a mino


Boonville police arrest two after officers find drugs, guns in car

BOONVILLE, Mo. - Boonville police arrested Lance Stout and Kathryn Swafford on Tuesday after officers conducted a vehicle stop in the 200 block of East Morgan Street. Officers initially arrested Stout for driving with a revoked license. Police searched Stout and found methamphetamine, brass knuckle

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 15:05:03

Four arrested on drug charges

Callaway County deputies arrested four people on drug charges in a period of one hour Tuesday evening. Callaway County Sheriff Clay Chism said the four arrested were: D'Metreous Austin, 20; Austen Stinnett, 20; and Dominique Ford, 20; all of Fulton; and Antonio Chester, 32, of Holts Summit. At 1:17

FULTON SUN - 2018-03-22 03:14:49

Jefferson City police arrest man accused of threatening his parole officer

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Jefferson City police arrested Richard Love on Monday after officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of West Main Street. Officers said they initially arrested Love for an active arrest warrant. According to the probable cause statement, Love became irate with his parole off

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 20:46:44

Family business expands services, sons take on ownership

Democrat photo/Michelle Brooks Trachsel Fencing and Bobcat has added Trachsel Steel and Welding to its services and moved to a new location east of California on Lookout Trail. John and Jan Trachsel started the business in 1995 and sons Jaden, J.T, both far left, and Jackson, right, have been involv


Tipton police arrest man accused of molesting 14-year-old girl

MONITEAU COUNTY, Mo. - Tipton police arrested Christopher Burns on Monday after he was accused of child molestation. According to the probable cause statement, a 14-year-old girl told investigators that Burns had engaged in sexual contact with her while she was at his house. Burns was accused of g

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 21:34:21

Callaway County collector resigns as FBI investigates county funds

FULTON, Mo. - A mid-Missouri county collector has resigned after suspicious activity was found in the county's checking account. County officials say collector Pam Oestreich resigned suddenly Thursday and the collector's office is closed until further notice. Prosecuting attorney Chris Wilson said i


Boone County man arrested in Ashland shooting

ASHLAND, Mo. - A Boone County man was arrested Friday night after Ashland police and Boone County deputies received reports of gunshots, according to police. Ashland police said the gunshots were reported around 7 p.m. in the 100 block of Church Street. After investigating, police said a victim was


Police looking for man accused of choking woman, biting man

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A warrant has been requested for a man accused of domestic assault. Columbia police said Sean Hockley assaulted a female victim by choking her. The woman said it was very difficult to breath during the assault. He was also accused of slapping and punching the woman. Officers said H


St. Patrick's Day sobering statistics

15 people arrested for dwi on saint patricks day in boone county COLUMBIA, Mo. - St. Patrick's Day is one of the largest holidays, and also one of the deadliest. Here are the statistics: Jefferson City Police Department released a report in 2016, there were 60 people killed in drunk-driving crashes


Man arrested after Columbia police find marijuana, methamphetamine in his car

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police arrested Matthew Hoppe early Wednesday morning after officers conducted a traffic stop on Highway 63 North in reference to registration that did not match a vehicle. Police made contact with Hoppe, the driver, and determined that his license was revoked. A K-9 unit


Uber driver previously charged in attempted abduction now accused of rape, kidnapping

COLUMBIA, Mo. - An Uber driver that was previously charged with an attempted abduction on Greenwood Avenue is being accused of rape and kidnapping. Police said in November, they were dispatched to University of Missouri Hospital in reference to a sexual assault. The female victim reported that she


Columbia police searching for man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from homeowner

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Columbia police are looking for a man charged with stealing more than $12,000 from a homeowner. According to the probable cause statement, Scott Treffert entered into a written contract promising to do some roof work for a homeowner. Police said Treffert was the owner and operator o