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Drugs, $54K cash, 1 weapon seized; 3 arrests

A Ste. Genevieve County Sherriff’s deputy on patrol over the weekend made a stop for a traffic violation that resulted in a seizure of drugs, cash and a weapon, therefore leading to arrests of the vehicle’s three occupants. The local sheriiff’s office found a variety of drugs, plus a pistol and around $54,000 in cash…

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Veterans’ Home Robbed At Gunpoint

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD STAFF Karen McDowell Vaeth of McDowell Marketing, owners of Marion Cliff Manor in St. Mary, Mo., said in a Facebook post Friday (9.2.2022) that the facility was robbed at gunpoint “by someone seeking controlled medications.” The Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that there was “an incident” at the assisted…

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Racer: 2 Utah Rape Convictions; Accused In 10 Sexual Misconduct In 5 States

BY MARK EVANS AND MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD EDITORS New charges have been filed against former Ste. Genevieve resident Dayton Racer. Currently an inmate in a Utah prison since 2020 following an extensive history of sexual assault allegations in that state, he has now been charged with a similar crime in neighboring St. Francois County,…

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Local deputy injured in pursuit crash

By Mark Evans Herald staff Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Suiter, 27, suffered moderate injuries early Tuesday morning, during a vehicle pursuit on Highway D. According to Highway Patrol Troop C reports, he was traveling south on Route D, south of HH, attempting to overtake a violator. He traveled off the left side of…

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Current storm causing downed powerline, wrecks

BREAKING NEWS Due to severe thunderstorms in the area, several trees and powerlines are down currently across roads throughtout all ends of Ste. Genevieve County — from Highway DD to C to B to Z and even inside Ste. Genevieve city limits. First responders and law enforcement have responded to multiple vehicle accidents as well…

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Two-day manhunt over. Stevens captured

BREAKING NEWS MANHUNT OVER. STEVENS CAPTURED The 2-day manhunt for Bobby Lee Stevens, 47, is over. The suspect who allegedly fired on a Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff deputy on Tuesday, May 10, in the western part of the county was apprehended by the Farmington Police Department on Thursday, May 12. The incident forced local and…

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Juvenile, Two Adults Injured When UTV Driven By 13-Year-Old Overturns

An accident in Ste. Genevieve County last week resulted in moderate injuries for a juvenile from Pleasant Hill, Missouri, and minor injuries for two others, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident took place around 6:54 p.m. on June 6 on Lakeview Road east of Ocelot Drive in Goose Creek.…

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Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrests (June 1-8)

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following arrests in Ste. Genevieve County or involving county residents from June 1 through June 8: A 17-year-old male from Ste. Genevieve was arrested at 1:45 a.m. on June 6 in Ste. Genevieve County on patrol charges of minor visibly intoxicated/blood alcohol level over .02 percent. (The above…

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Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report (May 23-29)

The following are incident reports from the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office for May 23 to May 29: Arrested person, 0; alarm activation, 4; animal control, 11; assault, 1; assist other agency, 5; burglary, 2; careless and imprudent, 6; check well-being, 7; distubance, 7; domestic violence, 2; fraud, 1; hang-up call (911), 4; harassment, 2;…

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Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office Incident Report

The following are incident reports from the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office for May 16 to May 22: Arrested person, 2; alarm activation, 3; animal control, 5; assault, 1; assist other agency, 3; burglary, 2; careless and imprudent, 3; check well-being, 3; domestic violence, 3; hang-up call (911), 8; harassment, 2; missing persons, 1; motorist…

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