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Halloween Safety for Kids

by Gallatin Police Chief Mark Richards

Kids love Halloween. They get to dress up and get free candy. What a perfect holiday. Some kids already know things that you can do to be safe, like how to cross the street, not to talk to or go with strangers and things like that. But we adults know how exciting Halloween can be and that can make you forget to be careful.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

The county clerk’s office will be open Saturday, Nov. 1 from 8 a.m. to noon for absentee walk-ins.

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Jason Smith submitted his 2014 training hours for Medicolegal Death Investigation Conference.

Bills were audited.

The road and bridge crew is working in Grand River Township cleaning out a low water

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Daviess County Sheriff’s Activity Report

10-21-14

6:25 pm – Freddie Pendergraft, 53, Allerton, IA, was transferred from Wayne County, IA, to DDCRJ on Daviess County warrant for FTA for class D felony DWI.

6:52 pm – Call regarding child being bullied in Jamesport.

8:06 pm – Verbal dispute in Jameson.

8:22 pm – Individual at courthouse reference arrest from 10-19-14.

10-22-14

3:25 am – Property damage to vehicle at Winston Truck Stop.

6:33 am –

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City Receives Grant for Car Camera

Patrick Bonnot, left, and Chief Richards.

Patrick Bonnot with Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management presented the Gallatin Police Department and the City of Gallatin with a $3,375 risk management grant during a meeting of the Gallatin Board of Aldermen held Oct. 27. The money will be put toward the purchase of a new camera for the patrol car.

Police Chief Richards discussed the recent activities of the department and the purchase

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Jail Board Meets Oct. 31

The Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Board will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, at the training trailer in Pattonsburg.

The agenda includes a financial report. Old business will discuss the building addition, heating and cooling bids, employee insurance and training. New business will cover Todd Watson’s discussion of Missouri Unified Law Enforcement Service or MULES. Closed session will hear pending litigations.

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Incident at Lathrop Middle School

Today (Oct. 24) at approximately 11:35 a.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol responded with the Lathrop PD and the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department to reports of a white male juvenile displaying a handgun at Lathrop Middle School. Upon arrival at the school, the subject was already restrained by LMS faculty. The school had been placed on lockdown, which was lifted after a thorough search of the premises by law enforcement.

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Daviess County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014.

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October 20, 2014

The road and bridge crew continues to assess and repair county roads due to the storm rain damage. Crews will be working in Sheridan Township fixing two bridges on 290th Street, in Salem Township, in North Jackson Township and in Jamesport Township.

Bills were audited.

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report

10-14-14

12:02 pm – Caller advising of a scam from phone number 407-687-4242. Caller talks about lowering mortgage rate and requests credit card information.

5:55 pm – 2-vehicle accident Highway 69.

10:33 pm – Excelsior Springs PD advised they have Kyle R. Konrardy, 31, Kansas City, on a Daviess County warrant. Konrardy was transported to DDCRJ on probation violations on original charges of damage to jail property, 2 counts felony

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Capital Report: Constitutional Amendment 2

Prosecuting Child Sex Offenders

by State Sen. Brad Lager

There is perhaps no crime more revolting or reprehensible than the sexual abuse of a child. In a civilized society, no child should have to endure that type of abuse nor shall we as a society accept it. Throughout my time in office, I have worked to ensure that our legal system adequately punishes these perpetrators.

Currently, Missouri’s legal system restricts

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