Month: December 2018

MSHP offers assistance to victims of impaired drivers

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri- Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to remind the public there are resources available for those whose lives have been impacted by an impaired driver. The Missouri State Highway Patrol offers assistance to victims of impaired drivers through its Filling a V.O.I.D. program. Filling a V.O.I.D. has provided information, support, and assistance to victims and their families since 1997. Often, the troopers who work the road are the first persons to encounter victims. Thus, every trooper receives specialized training while attending the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy. Every zone...

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Phelps County shooting suspect arrested

ROLLA, Missouri- On December 3, 2018 at approximately 8:30 P.M., the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department arrested a Beulah, Missouri resident for First Degree Assault, Armed Criminal Action, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon following a shooting incident on Private Drive 6537 and Missouri State Route K in Phelps County. On December 3, 2018 at approximately 7:00 PM, deputies of the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department responded to a reported shooting incident at the entrance to the Cedar Ridge Ranch on Private Drive 6537 and Missouri State Route K. An adult male was...

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