A former Stover police officer accused of having sex with three underage girls will be back in court today. 23-year old Aaron Nelson of California, Missouri is charged with six counts of statutory rape. Authorities say all of the incidents happened in Nelson’s home between April and December of last year. Two of the victims were 16 and one was 15. Nelson was fired from the Stover Police Department after he was arrested. He will be in a Moniteau County courtroom today for a counsel status hearing. Nelson is free on bond.
Evidence, evidence and more evidence in day one of a triple murder trial in Camden County. 53-year old Morris McCabe of Lebanon is facing three counts of first degree murder in the deaths of Donald Young, Donald Meyer and Sally Amos. All three were found shot to death inside of Meyer’s mobile home on State Route T-T outside of Stoutland in December of 2010.
Yesterday (MONDAY), the prosecution presented forensic evidence collected at the scene including spent shell casings and bullets.
Three witnesses, two Camden County Sheriff’s Department Detectives and a Missouri Highway Patrol Investigator testified about that evidence.
Crime scene video and photos were also shown which led to quiet sobs in the court room from family members of the victims that were in attendance.
Day two of the trial starts tomorrow (TUESDAY) morning in Camden County Court.
THE OSAGE BEACH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT IS SHARING SOME SAFETY TIPS FOR DEALING WITH COOKING FIRES. FIRE CHIEF JEFF DORHAUER SAYS IT STARTS WITH COMMON SENSE THINKING:
JEFF SAYS THAT GREASE FIRES ARE THE MOST DANGEROUS
THE DISTRICT TRIES TO RELEASE A FEW HELPFUL TIPS EVERY MONTH SAYS DORHAUER
FOR MORE SAFETY TIPS VISIT THE DISTRICT’S WEBSITE AT OBFIRE.COM
The victims of this morning’s double-homicide in Morgan County have been identified. According to Sheriff Jim Petty, they are 53-year-old Carol Wilson and 66-year-old Freddy Wilson. The couple were found shot to death in their home five miles south of Versailles off Highway TT on Dorsey Lane. An autopsy will be conducted Tuesday. Three suspects are in custody and are expected to be charged in the morning.
Natural gas is flowing on the west side of the Lake. Annica Russo with Summit Natural Gas says the first customers are now on-line:
Russo says crews are hooking up more homes as fast as they can:
Construction is continuing to extend the pipeline to Camdenton, Linn Creek, Osage Beach and Lake Ozark. Russo says boring under the lake at the Niangua Bridge has been completed, and crews have moved their equipment to the next lake bore:
Summit currently has over 2,000 customers signed up around the Lake area and hopes to have close to 4,800 by the end of the year.
The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a double-murder near Versailles. Morgan County deputies and Highway Patrol troopers, responding to a 9-1-1 call just after 11 this morning found a man and a woman who had been shot in a home off Route TT. Three people have been taken into custody.
Route 5 bridge over the Lake of the Ozarks at Hurricane Deck – Bridge replacement continues. Crews continue to set steel girders on the concrete piers. This will require a closure of the existing Hurricane Deck Bridge several times a day for 15 minutes at a time. This process continues over the next 3 to 4 months.
Route 7 between Route 5 and the Richland City Limits – Roadside maintenance will take place today through Friday. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.
Route 7 between Route 5 and Route T – Roadside maintenance will take place today through Friday, February 8. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.
Route BB between Route 7 and Route H – Culvert pipe replacement will take place today and tomorrow. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. both days. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.
Route 54 between Route 52 and Route FF – Bridge maintenance in various locations will take place today through Friday. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.
Route A between Route 42 and Route PP – Culvert pipe replacement will take place today through Friday.
Route HH between Route 52 and the end of state maintenance – Roadside maintenance will take place today through next Friday, February 15th. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.