Local News in Benton County, Missouri

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Sept. 30 Crash Reports
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:24:00 -0700

Two Kansas City residents were injured in a four-vehicle accident Friday in Benton County.

Benton County Deputies Bust Meth Lab, Suspects Nabbed By K-9 Units
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:15:38 -0700

GARFIELD (KFSM) – The Benton County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division busted a methamphetamine lab on Wednesday evening (Sept. 24), and six suspects were arrested, deputies say. The investigation started late on Tuesday night (Sept. 23) when two men fled from a traffic stop. They were identified as Jeromy Penny, 27, of Missouri and Paul R. […]

Sept. 23 Crash Reports
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:52:09 -0700

A Harrisonville teen was seriously injured in an ATV rollover accident in Benton County on Sunday, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

Dexter police rolling out new body cameras
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:35:29 -0700

The Dexter Police Department is currently testing a new set of body cameras.

Sept. 27-28 Crash Reports
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:58:55 -0700

An Overland Park, Kan., man was injured in a motorcycle accident Friday in Benton County. At 6:28 a.m., Gerald L. Waters, 45, was driving west on state Route H, two-tenths of a mile south of Heits Point Avenue, when he failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the right side of the road.

Missouri woman killed in Newton County motorcycle crash
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:33:30 -0700

Arkansas State Police say a Missouri woman was killed in a Saturday motorcycle accident in Newton County.

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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:47:00 -0700

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Sept. 24 Crash Reports
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:26:41 -0700

Two Warsaw women were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 9:47 a.m. Monday in Benton County. Curtis E. Decker, 39, of Warsaw, and Sharron K. Ford, 51, were both driving east on state Route K, one-tenth of a mile east of Highway 83, when Ford slowed down to make a right turn.

Two arrested during law enforcement operation
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:27:00 -0700

BENTON - Two people were arrested and five citations issued during traffic enforcement operation by the Scott County Sheriff's Department.

Benton man in custody for domestic assault
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:05:28 -0700

The Scott County Sheriff's Department reports Travis Huckabay has been charged for domestic assault.