An autopsy was performed Friday morning on the body of an unidentified man discovered Thursday afternoon in the trunk of a car that was abandoned off a road in far southwest Franklin County.
Three Franklin County residents have pleaded guilty to being involved in an identity theft conspiracy that was investigated by local and federal authorities.
A man accused in a felony complaint of selling heroin could be charged with manslaughter after autopsy results on an overdose victim are returned.
Franklin County Prosecutor Bob Parks said he plans to drop state charges since the U.S. attorney’s office issued federal charges against a man who posed as a U.S. marshal while he bilked a Union woman out of more than $20,000.
Timothy Rossell, the former Pennsylvania man accused of posing as a U.S. marshal while scamming women in several states — including Missouri — was arrested in Washington over three years ago after almost conning a Jefferson County couple out of their pickup truck.
The multistate scheme of a man who used several aliases — and posed variously as a U.S. marshal and Marine recruiter — began to unravel in Union Sunday.
Washington police expect to seek additional charges against two teens who confessed to shooting out windows on vehicles and homes during a vandalism rampage over several days.
Two area teens accused of shooting out windows on almost 50 vehicles and damaging other property over the last week have been charged in felony complaints with first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle.
Newly updated Missouri criminal codes that take effect Dec. 31 will “correct” a recent ruling by the Missouri Supreme Court that invalidated many felony stealing charges, Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Bob Parks said.
A man accused of murdering three people and injuring a fourth in Warren County has been granted a second change of venue.
Franklin County deputies, including members of the county’s SWAT team, searched for three hours Tuesday afternoon but did not locate a man who ran into a wooded area following a domestic disturbance.
A Franklin County man who raced through a MoDOT work zone on an ATV and barely missed hitting a highway worker, was on probation in prior criminal cases, authorities said.
A high-ranking Franklin County Highway Department employee is under investigation for allegedly using county funds to purchase thousand of dollars worth of items for his own use, The Missourian has learned.
A Lafayette County man is charged with murder and other felony counts in a Labor Day weekend crash that claimed the lives of two Warrenton children.
A former Warren County deputy who shot up his patrol car and lied about the incident will serve 60 days’ “shock time” in jail and be on supervised probation for five years under a plea agreement reached in the 2015 felony case.