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Leasburg Man Charged in Biggest Drug Seizure In Franklin County’s History
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

Narcotics investigators said the arrest of a Crawford County man Tuesday has shut down a major narcotics distribution operation that targeted Franklin and several adjoining counties. With the arrest of the suspect, Steven Maserang, 29, Leasburg, investigators also made the largest seizure of narcotics in Franklin County history, according to Lt. Jason Grellner, chief of […]

Largest Seizure Of Nartocotics in Franklin County History
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

On May 5th, detectives with the MCNVCEU, which is the Franklin County Narcotics Task Force, a member of the mid-west HIDTA, working with the Sullivan Police Dept., brought a nine month investigation to a culmination with the largest seizure of narcotics in Franklin County history. Investigators working with federal counterparts from the ATF, DHS, and […]

Franklin County Deputies Recover Stolen Goods
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

Over the past few weeks Franklin County deputies along with investigators from Gasconade County and Washington Police have been investigating a series of burglaries along Hwy 100.  The burglaries occurred from the Villa Ridge area in to Gasconade County.  Franklin County Deputies were able to determine that some of the stolen property from these burglaries […]

Outdoor Gear Mother’s Day Ad
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

Council Sworn Into Office During Busy Bourbon Meeting
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

By James B. Bartle The Bourbon City Council was officially sworn into office on Tues., Apr. 21, as Mayor Danny Skaggs, Alderman John Doherty and Alderman Mike Manwarren to their oath‚ of office during the first meeting of the newly elected council. Five different speakers were in attendance to address the council Tuesday night that […]

Eagles Rally Ahead In 6-5 Win At Hermann
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

By Ryan Storz Sullivan and Hermann swapped leads three times Monday, but it was the Eagles coming out on top. Plating three runs in the fifth inning, Sullivan won 6-5 and improved to 2-0 in the Four Rivers Conference. Much like their game against Owensville four days earlier, Sullivan (6-8) took advantage of some sloppy […]

Sheriff’s Department Solves Alleged Abduction
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

Sullivan Police and the Sheriff’s Office had reported two incidents recently where children, one in Sullivan City, and two children playing together outside of Sullivan, had reportedly been approached by a male subject in a suspicious manner. In the Sullivan case, the individual reportedly asked a female to get in his truck. The description of […]

Woodland Lakes Man Arrested In Gun, Drug Disturbance In Sullivan
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

By James B. Bartle A 35-year-old Woodland Lakes, Sullivan man is behind bars in the Franklin County jail and held on $35,000 bond following a disturbance in Sullivan, Sat., Apr. 25. Sullivan Police responded to the 40 block of Oak St., at 10:25 a.m. for a reported disturbance in the area. Officers arrived on the […]

First Snake Bite Reported At Missouri Baptist
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

By James B. Bartle A white male, who name, age and address, were not released was bitten by a Copperhead snake Saturday evening, Apr. 25, at 5:34 p.m. According to information obtained by the Sullivan Independent News, the man was in an unknown wooded area when he was bitten, by what he thought was a […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Weekly Arrest Report
Sullivan Independent — Posted on Wednesday May 06, 2015

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported blank accidents for the week of Apr. 20-26. This week’s arrest are: Apr. 20; Amber N. Fieser, 25, Union, was arrested on a Union police department warrant for a moving moving traffic violation and no insurance. Fieser was held on bond at the Franklin County jail. Apr. 20; Joyce […]


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