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Buchanan County booking activity 2/28/2017

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

St. Joseph Police Department announces checkpoints

The St. Joseph Police Department has announced sobriety checkpoints will be held sometime during the months of March and April. In a news release, Sgt. Chris McBane said the Northwest Missouri DWI Task Force will be conducting checkpoints

New Principal selected for Lafayette

Christopher Early The St. Joseph School District has announced Chris Early to take on the role as principal at Lafayette High School. Early has been serving as Lafayette’s assistant principal since 2013. He will replace Dr. Tyran

Fire and severe weather concerns today

There are two primary concerns for today: fire and severe weather. Already gusty winds this morning will persist and perhaps strengthen a bit more this afternoon. Gusty winds combined with dry conditions will create a heightened fire

Drug Strike Force sees spike in female dealers

More women then previous years are dealing drugs in Buchanan County according to the Drug Strike Force. Capt. Shawn Collie, Drug Strike Force Unit Commander said over the past several years officers have seen an uptick in