Tag: WPD

New WPD chief to start position in April

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Warrensburg has a new chief of police. City officials announced Rich Lockhart’s appointment Monday, March 8. He begins work here April 11. Lockhart previously worked for the Kansas City Police Department for more than 25 years where he reached the rank of major. He completed assignments in patrol… Read more »

UCM mourns student’s death

By MULESKINNER STAFF (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — A UCM student was found deceased Tuesday morning in the parking lot of the Warrensburg Police Department. Conner Taylor, 21, of Olathe, Kansas, appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to a WPD press release. “I hate to see his family go through what they’re going through… Read more »

Police continue search for man who approached girls

By STEVEN SPEARS News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The Warrensburg Police Department continues to search for the suspicious man who approached three female minors last week. The individual is described as being a white male with short brown hair and a mustache, between the ages of 20 and 30, driving a maroon Ford Taurus. The car… 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 »

Police seek identity of man who approached girls

By STEVEN SPEARS News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The Warrensburg Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a suspicious man reported to have approached two female minors earlier this week. The school resource officer at Warrensburg Middle School informed the WPD that a white male, between the ages of 20 and 30, in a maroon Ford… Read more »

Bank theft suspect still at large

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The Warrensburg Police Department is still pursuing different leads on the UMB Bank theft that occurred Friday afternoon. So far, none of them have panned out. Tim Lowry, acting chief of police, said police have not made any arrests in connection with the bank theft. He said they have talked to… Read more »