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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Weather Update: Rain Chances Overnight


Storms are developing over northwest Missouri this evening and may grow in coverage overnight. Here are the chances that you'll see rain tonight at your location. 

Most areas will stay dry, and those that do see rain will only see a few tenths of an inch. However we can't rule out that a few downpours could produce up to an inch of rain in a couple of spots.

Accident on I-49 just South of Butler


The Missouri State Highway Patrol along with The Bates County Sheriffs Office is in route to a 2 vehicle accident in the Southbound Lanes of I-49 and Mile Marker 131 just South of Butler.

Unknown at this time of the injuries with the accident the only report we have at this time is a gray mini van has struck semi truck and is in the median. Bates County Live will update this when more information becomes available.

St. Clair County Sheriffs Office: Rich Hill Man Arrested

Timothy Runions

On July 29, Timothy Runions, 23, Rich Hill, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on four misdemeanor charges, operating a vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner, failing to yield to an emergency vehicle sounding siren and displaying lights, second degree property damage, and resisting or interfering with arrest, detention or stop. A court date of Aug. 15 was given and bond is set at $1,000 cash only.

The charges stem from an incident on May 23 at the Schell Osage Conservation Area when a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office deputy assisted a Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) agent on a call. It was noted there were reports of a vehicle being operated in a careless and imprudent manner. When MDC attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle, it attempted to flee the area. After an estimated one to two miles, the vehicle pulled over and contact was made with Runions, who was driving the vehicle.


St. Clair County Sheriffs Office: Appleton City Man Arrested

 
George Richey

On Aug. 1, George Richey, 52, Appleton City was arrested for violating an full order of protection after St. Clair County deputies responded to a disturbance on North Poplar Street, Appleton City. A female victim reported Richey was yelling and screaming and using vulgar language at her. A copy of the protection order from the court was observed by deputies and Richey was taken into custody and transported to the St. Clair County Jail. Bond was set at $1,000 cash or surety.

St. Clair County Sheriffs Office: Trespassing and property damage in Appleton City


On July 27, a St. Clair County deputy responded to a residence on North Walnut Street, Appleton City, to a report of trespassing and attempted property damage. Tommy Carter reported he received information an individual was attempting to break down the front door of a residence he owns. Suspect information was obtained and Carter signed a request for prosecution for trespassing and damage to a door and window. Repair costs were estimated at $200. The information was turned over to the Appleton City Police Department for further investigation.

St. Clair County Sheriffs Office: Felony warrant issued for Carr

Travis Carr

On July 29, a St. Clair County arrest warrant was issued for Travis Carr, 21, Collins, charging him with a class C felony of theft/stealing. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety. The charge stems from a report of stealing taken by a St. Clair County deputy on June 21. Larry and Debbie Thomas reported a Craftsman 3,000 watt generator was stolen from a shed on their property on NW 101 Road, Osceola. The generator was valued at $700.

During the investigation other items were discovered stolen. Items included a log roller, metal tractor seats, a power washer, and a laptop computer. All of the items reported stolen were recovered and returned to the Thomas’. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any information on Carr’s location to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

Missouri State Highway Patrol: Pedestrian Struck East of Adrian


On 8/2/14 around 10:00p.m. The Missouri State Highway Patrol along with The Bates County Sheriffs Office, Adrian Fire Department and Bates County EMS responded to a pedestrian that was  struck by a vehicle. The location of this accident was East of Adrian just North of Missouri 18 on County Road NE 10003.

The accident occurred when the 2006 Chevrolet driven by 23 year old James A.Vincent of Adrian, Missouri was traveling Southbound on NE 10003 when he struck a man laying in the road.

The man who was laying in the road was identified at 18 year old Nathan Chamberlain from Adrian, Missouri. Unknown at this time  the reason he was laying in the roadway.

Mr. Chamberlain was transported to Research Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri by life flight with serious injuries. Bates County Live will update this when more information becomes available.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrest Report 8/2/14 - 8/3/14


  • On 8/3/14 around 2:40am The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 19 year old Ben J. Rowe of Mound City, Kansas. He was arrested on 1.) Driving while intoxicated 2.) Equipment Violation. He was booked into the Bates County Jail and later released.

  • On 8/2/14 around 11:40pm The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 23 year old James A. Vinson from Adrian, Missouri. He was arrested on 1.) Driving while intoxicated, He was booked into the Bates County Jail and placed on a 12 hour hold.

  • On 8/3/14 around 1:36am The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 38 year old Chanda R. Mellenbruch of Rich Hill, Missouri. She was arrested on 1.) Driving while intoxicated 2.) Equipment Violation, She was arrested and booked into the Bates County Jail on a 12 hour hold.


Gaylord Gardens Selling Tomatoes In Butler today

Gaylord Gardens is set up and ready to sell there fresh produce including  5 bags of cherry tomatoes and 4 zucchini and several home grown fresh chemical free tomatoes come by Chicken Larry's Drive-In located on Orange Street in Butler for some good tomatoes. Thank you