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One person has been arrested after a 911 call of shots fired in Vernon County. According to Vernon County Sheriff's Office Officials, one person has been taken into custody after a 911 call was received of shots fired. Officials say, on Saturday, deputies responded to a call of shots fired in the Milo area. Investigators indicate no one was injured during the incident. The suspected shooter is being held in the Vernon County Jail on an investigative hold. The investigation is ongoing. The suspects name has not been released at this time. More details are expected to be released soon.
A female driver has been arrested after a vehicle pursuit Saturday afternoon. According to Vernon County Sheriff's Office Officials, a female driver has been arrested following a vehicle pursuit that started in Nevada by Nevada Police Department. Officials say, on Saturday, deputies responded to assist Nevada PD in a vehicle pursuit. Reports indicate the suspected vehicle was found by deputies shortly after the pursuit was terminated by Nevada PD. Officials say, after another short pursuit, the car stopped in the area of 1700 Road and Talley Bend Road, where the driver fled on foot. Deputies did locate the driver after a short foot pursuit. The drivers name has not been released, pending the filing of formal charges. The case is ongoing, being investigated by the Vernon County Sheriff's Office and Nevada Police Department. No further information is available at this time.
A Butler man was moderately injured in a one vehicle accident Saturday evening in Henry County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 5:15 P.M. Saturday evening on EB 7 at Martin's Curve, in Henry County, involving a 2002 Ford driven by 27 year old Caleb Griffith. The patrol says, Griffith was traveling Eastbound when he traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a guardrail. Griffith was transported by EMS to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton.