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Kansas man arrested after accident north of Altamont

Brian Butner, 48, Mission, Kan., received moderate injuries in an accident that happened at about 2:40 p.m. on Sept. 27, four miles north of Altamont.

According to the highway patrol, Mr. Butner was southbound on Nickel Avenue driving a 2003 Saturn Vue. He went off the right side of the road and his vehicle struck an embankment on the curve and returned to Nickel Avenue. The vehicle then traveled off

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Koster files charges for illegal dumping in Grundy Co

Attorney General Koster files criminal charges for illegal dumping of antibiotic-contaminated feed waste in Grundy County

Attorney General Chris Koster said he has filed criminal charges in Grundy County against Rapid Removal Disposal, based in Trenton, along with its two operators, for allegedly dumping antibiotic-contaminated feed waste at illegal dump sites and falsifying invoices.

Koster filed a total of 11 felony counts against each defendant: six counts of criminal disposition

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Fugitive jumps in river, avoids capture for 9 hours

Zachariah Eli O’NealThe Daviess County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Trenton man after a weekend pursuit and search involving men and dogs, a near head-on collision, and an escape via the Grand River.

Daviess County Deputy Todd Watson filed a probable cause statement which reported that around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, he witnessed a vehicle traveling west on Highway 6, driving 70 in a 60-mile speed zone, and swerving as it went.

Deputy Watson

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Incident Summary


11:15 am – Out on search warrant.

3:08 pm – Kent Graham, 56, Weatherby, was transferred to DDCRJ and charged with class C felony receiving stolen property, two counts of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, both misdemeanors.  Bond was set at $35,000.

5:45 pm – Report of possible underage driver.


9 am – Court in session.

2:09 pm – At Pattonsburg school for disturbance.

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Weatherby man arrested after search warrant

Kent Graham, 56, was arrested Sept. 15 after Daviess County deputies, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Cameron Police Department executed a search warrant at his residence, 29385 105th Street, Weatherby, which is located in Daviess County.

Officers found two stolen rifles and two plastic bags containing marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to the probable cause statement.

Graham was taken into custody and transferred to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report

Two arrested for passing counterfeit bills.

Miranda Shea Page, 18, and Tyler Parker, 23, both of Breckenridge, were each charged Sept. 9 in Daviess County with one count of forgery, class C felony. Both allegedly passed a counterfeit $100 bill at the Jamesport Grocery on Aug. 24.

According to the probable cause statement, both subjects admitted to Deputy Fuller of Caldwell County, that they purchased items at the store knowing

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Manhunt Ends in Daviess County

Jeffrey Griffith of St. Joseph was taken into custody in Daviess County, shortly after 4:10 p.m. on Sunday, ending a day-long manhunt involving multiple regional law enforcement agencies.

A Cameron Police Department officer first spotted Griffith at a Cameron truck stop in a pickup that was reportedly stolen out of Buchanan County on Saturday. Griffith fled from the officers as they attempted to question him, setting off the pursuit.


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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.

County Commission

Commissioners reviewed bridges to schedule for replacement or repairs in 2016. The road and bridge crew finished work on Waltz Avenue in Harrison Township.

Bills were reviewed and approved.

Sheriff Ben Becerra submitted his annual training certificate for the Missouri Sheriffs Association and Training Academy.

Robert and Betty Maize

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report


7:02 am – Assisting with medical call in Gallatin.

8:48 am – Report of cattle out on Highway K north of Midway Avenue.

10:53 am – Out with abandoned vehicle on Highway DD.

2:52 pm – Assisting with medical call in Gallatin.


3:55 pm – Notification of car repossession in Coffey.

4:15 pm – Sheriff’s Office (SO) arrested Stanley Murphy, 53, Jamesport, on Daviess County warrant for class

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