Two teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 9:15 p.m. Thursday on Route H, a mile north of Monett in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Jesus Perez, 17, and Leonard Garcia, 15, both of Purdy, were taken by ambulance to Cox Monett Hospital, the state patrol said.
They were both passengers in a northbound car driven by Juan C. Silva-Hernandez, 17, of Monett, that ran off the road, struck an embankment and overturned when he lost control of the vehicle on a slush- and ice-covered road, the patrol said.
• A Texas woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:40 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 49, three miles north of Neosho in Newton County, the state patrol said.
Sammie S. Stewart, 25, of Liberty Hill, Texas, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Neosho Hospital, the patrol said.
Stewart was driving a northbound car that ran off the road and struck a sign, the patrol said.
• A Kansas resident was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 5:53 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 49, six miles south of Lamar in Barton County, the state patrol said.
Samnany U. Chit, 42, of Fort Scott, Kan., was taken to Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar, the patrol said.
Chit was driving a northbound vehicle that ran off the road and overturned when he lost control on the snow-covered road, the patrol said.
• A Lamar teenager was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:20 p.m. Thursday on Route A, five miles east of Lamar in Barton County, the state patrol said.
Trent J. Hall, 16, was taken to Barton County Memorial Hospital, the patrol said.
Hall was driving a southbound car that crossed the center line and struck head-on a northbound car driven by Jessie Y. Moore, 26, of Milo, when Hall lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered road, the patrol said.
- Crime & Courts
Youth shot in shoulder after reportedly encountering burglars
A male juvenile was treated for a gunshot wound to his shoulder after a reported home invasion early Saturday in the 100 block of South 250th Street, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
Webb City man placed on probation in assault case
A rural Webb City man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday in a child abuse case and received a suspended sentence with probation.
Man enters plea to reduced charge in drug case
A Joplin man charged with trafficking in crack cocaine pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of felony possession in a plea deal with the Jasper County prosecutor’s office.
Joplin man pleads guilty to reduced charge in shooting incident
A Joplin man accused of shooting at another man’s vehicle a year ago pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of unlawful possession of a firearm. William K. Richardson, 37, pleaded guilty during a hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court. He will be sentenced Sept. 22.
Webb City woman draws probation for robbery at mall
A 22-year-old Webb City woman who pleaded guilty to robbery in a shoplifting incident at the J.C. Penney store in Northpark Mall received a suspended sentence Friday in Jasper County Circuit Court.
Carthage man pleads guilty in sexual abuse case
A Carthage man pleaded guilty Monday to sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl in a plea agreement that would cap the length of his prison term at no more than 15 years.
Burglary conviction draws shock prison time
A Joplin man who received 120 days of shock incarceration time Friday in a drunken-driving case in Jasper County Circuit Court was assessed a concurrent sentence Monday in a burglary case.
Joplin Court Log
The Joplin court log for July 21, 2014.
Details released about weekend shooting in Crawford County
A homeowner claims he was shot during a home invasion in rural Crawford County over the weekend.
Equipment stolen from several planes at Aurora airport
Police are investigating the theft of more than $100,000 in equipment from the Aurora Municipal Airport.
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