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Buchanan County booking activity 7/20/2016

Here’s the latest booking activity from the Buchanan County Jail. All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. These are courtesy photos. This information is provided by

Buchanan County inmates report inappropriate touching

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department is submitting charges after two inmates reported being inappropriately touched. Sheriff Mike Strong said a complaint from a Buchanan County inmate was submitted June 27 in reference to an employee of Advanced

Midtown shooting scare appears to be unfounded

Officials notified several businesses to lock their doors Tuesday afternoon after what appears to have been an unfounded report of an active shooter. Officers responded to the Family Guidance Center at 724 N. 22nd Street this afternoon

Court dates set for five charged in Sunday double-shooting

Arraignments have been set for the five people charged in connection with Sunday’s double homicide investigation on Safari Dr. ROBLES-VARGAS,LUIS,OMAR MARTINEZ,OMAR, Omar Martinez-Velez, 34, Luis Omar Robles-Vargas, 31, Alexi Martinez-Andino, 19, Luz A. Figueroa-Castillo, 29, and Raymond

Flooding causes road closures in northwest Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Recent and continued rain led to the closure of several routes in Northwest Missouri due to high water. The Missouri Department of Transportation said situations can change quickly, especially during flooding. With the

Clarinda man dies Monday in crash near Maryville

A Clarinda man is dead after a two vehicle crash Monday near Maryville. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, shortly after noon, 52-year-old Todd M. Pedersen of Clarinda, Iowa, was driving south on US 71, one mile

Some roads close as flood warnings continue

Flood warnings are in effect for a number of rivers in our area, including the Missouri River at St Joseph. The Missouri River flood stage on Tuesday morning was 14.56 feet. Officials expect the river to rise