Category: Public Safety

Soda machines broken into across campus

(WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Reports from UCM Public Safety regarding damaged soda machines poured in from five different campus buildings. All of the reports were filed Sept. 14 by campus employees. The only report where money was not taken from the vandalized machines came from the W.C. Morris building. All of the machines were found… Read more »

Police crack down on open containers at football game

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Saturday’s Mules Football game brought out many tailgaters, but quite a few seemed to wander out of designated drinking areas. Officers on patrol and working the main gate were busy warning fans about open container violations and telling them to ditch the plastic cups. Between 11:58 a.m. and 5 p.m., officers reminded… Read more »

Group targets underage drinking

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – An alcohol enforcement team is ramping up party patrols and compliance checks at local businesses in Johnson County. Law enforcement officials activated the Johnson County Alcohol Enforcement Team Monday, according to a news release. The agencies involved are the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office; Warrensburg, Knob Noster and Holden police departments;  the University… Read more »

Sedalia driver arrested for DUI

(SEDALIA, Mo.) -Early Sunday morning at 12:13 a.m., Quinton P. Dobnikar, 21, of Sedalia,was arrested for driving while intoxicated and speeding. Dobnikar was taken to Pettis County Jail.  

KC cop busted for taking official car on vacation

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Kansas City police are investigating a detective who used his official undercover vehicle for a vacation in Florida — an indiscretion that was discovered only after he was caught running a red light. The detective, a 28-year-veteran and formerly part of a special federal fraud task force, ran the red light… Read more »

Warrensburg man taken to hospital after wreck

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – A Warrensburg man suffered minor injuries after crashing his motorcycle near Whiteman Air Force Base Saturday. Edward T. Miller, 69, entered a curve too quickly, ran off the right side of the road and was ejected while driving along M-23 near Route DD, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. The… Read more »

Man shot in head during rolling gun fight

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man is hospitalized after being shot in the head during what is described as a rolling gun battle. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the victim is expected to survive following the shooting Sunday night. No arrests have been made. Police say incident began on a grocery store… Read more »