Category: Public Safety

Nattinger and Bradshaw Halls evacuated for odor

Nattinger and Bradshaw Halls were evacuated 8:59 p.m. Wednesday after a chemical odor was reported to Public Safety. According to an incident report, Officer Benjamin Brown responded to the call and detected an airborne irritant upon arrival, which made him cough and produce mucus. The building was evacuated and the Warrensburg Fire Department responded to… Read more »

Warrensburg Police Department fundraise for new life-saving tools

The Warrensburg Police Department is looking to replace its automated external defibrillators, which are 15 years old and quickly approaching the end of their lives. However, the department’s budget doesn’t allow for AED replacements. Denise Sawyer, an evidence technician, came up with the idea to start fundraising. “Our budget has been such that we haven’t… Read more »

Sept. 24 Police Beat

Warrensburg Police Department Justin L. Clinton, 38, of Centerview, was arrested at 3:14 p.m. Sept. 11 in the 500 block of Shotwell Street on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon. Peter L. Pugsley Jr., 34, of Warrensburg, was arrested at 5:07 a.m. Sept. 14 in the 100 block of South Holden Street on suspicion… Read more »

Sept. 24 Crash Reports

A Warrensburg man was injured in a two-vehicle crash Sept. 19 in Johnson County. Sean T. Burns, 20, of Warrensburg, was driving westbound on County Road NW 900 at 9:50 a.m., when he turned onto state Route 00 and crashed into a vehicle driven by Ross W. Downing, 55, according to a Missouri State Highway… Read more »

UCM professor struck by car on Clark

Photo submitted by University Relations – English professor James Obertino was hit by a car Tuesday night. His condition was unclear at press time Wednesday. By ANDY LYONS, Muleskinner Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — A UCM professor was struck by a car as he walked through the crosswalk east of the Clark Street entrance to… Read more »

Train crash victims remain in serious condition

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – A Warrensburg girl and her grandmother remain hospitalized after their vehicle was hit by an Amtrak train Sunday evening. Catherine M. Downing, 42, is in the intensive care unit at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, according to a hospital spokesman. Rebecca Langner, 3, is in critical condition at Children’s Mercy… Read more »