Category: Public Safety

Police Department closed off due to bomb threat

A package left at the Warrensburg Police Department caused the lobby and surrounding area to be blocked off Friday afternoon. According to a Warrensburg Police Department Facebook post, a man walked into the station around 3:15 p.m. Friday and said he placed a bag containing a bomb near the flagpole in front of the station. Chief… Read more »

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 »