Nebraska Man Arrested After Running From Police in Osage Beach

A 29-year-old Nebraska man was arrested in Osage Beach after trying to run from police during a weekend traffic stop.  Police say early Sunday morning, a car driven by Matthew Stoval of Eagle, Nebraska was stopped in the 5000 block of Osage Beach Parkway after it did not signal.  Stoval allegedly got out and started running away in the westbound lanes of the parkway.  He was caught a short time later.  Stoval was charged with driving while intoxicated, failing to signal and resisting arrest.  He posted bond and was released from custody.   

Search Continues for Suspect in Camden County

Authorities in Camden County are apparently still searching for a suspect who fled into the woods, evading arrest by a state conservation agent for illegal trapping near Carol Cave Road Friday.  A second man was taken into custody.  Sheriffs deputies, Missouri Department of Conservation officer and Highway Patrol troopers were all involved in the search for that second suspect.

Teen Arrested After Traffic Stop

A Grandview teenager is arrested after a traffic stop over the weekend in Camden County.  The Missouri Highway Patrol says early Saturday morning, 18-year old Johnathan Meroney was pulled over.  Troopers found marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.  Meroney was charged with possession of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.  He was also wanted on a felony warrant for property damage and tampering with a motor vehicle out of Clay County.  Meroney was taken to the Camden County Jail.

Lake Area Road Work – Week of 1/28

CAMDEN COUNTY

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 Route T – Roadside maintenance will take place today through Friday.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

MILLER COUNTY

Route 54 between Route 52 and Route FF – Bridge maintenance in various locations will take place today, through Friday, February 8th. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route A between Route 17 and Route 42 – Culvert pipe replacement and roadside maintenance will take place beginning tomorrow through Friday, February 8th. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Camden County
Daylight/Overnight Hours
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.
The entire project is scheduled for completion in spring 2014.

Daylight Hours
Route 7 between Route 5 and Route T – Roadside maintenance will take place Monday, January 28 through Friday, February 1.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Cole County
Daylight Hours
Route 50 between Route D and Truman Boulevard – Bridge maintenance in the eastbound and westbound lanes will take place Tuesday, January 29 through Friday, February 1.  One eastbound and one westbound lane will be open through the work area.

Cooper County
Daylight Hours
Interstate 70 between the Saline County line and the Boone County line – Roadside maintenance in the eastbound and westbound lanes will take place Thursday, January 31 and Friday, February 1.  One eastbound and one westbound lane will be open through the work area.

Route 41 bridge over the Lamine River between Route CC and Moehle Mill Lane – Bridge maintenance will take place on Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30.  The bridge will be closed from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day.  Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route around the work area.

Crawford County
Daylight Hours
Route 8 between Route 19 and Route Y – Roadside maintenance will take place Monday, January 28 through Friday, February 1.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route 49 between Route 19 and Route Y – Roadside maintenance will take place Monday, February 4 through Friday, February 8.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route V between Route 49 and Route Y – Roadside maintenance will take place Monday, January 28 through Friday, February 1.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route Y between Route 49 and Route V – Roadside maintenance will take place Monday, February 4 through Friday, February 8.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Dent County
Daylight Hours
Route E between Route 19 and Route 119 – Roadside maintenance will take place Monday, January 28 through Friday, February 8.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area

Route P at County Road 5050 – Roadside maintenance will take place Wednesday, January 30 and Thursday, January 31.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area

Gasconade County
Daylight Hours
Route J between Route 100 and the end of state maintenance – Culvert pipe replacement in various locations will take place Monday, January 28 through Friday, February 1.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route EE between Route 280 and the Crawford County line – Culvert pipe replacement in various locations will take place Monday, February 4 through Friday, February 8.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Laclede County
Daylight Hours
Route J between Interstate 44 and Route 5 – Roadside maintenance will take place Monday, January 28 through Friday, February 8.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route F between Interstate 44 and Route JJ – Culvert pipe replacement will take place on Tuesday, February 5. The road will be closed from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route around the work area.

Route BB between Keepsake Road and Reed Road – Culvert pipe replacement will take place on Thursday, January 31. The road will be closed from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route around the work area.

Route MM between Grindstone Road and Rustic Road – Culvert pipe replacement will take place on Thursday, February 7. The road will be closed from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.  Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route around the work area.

Miller County
Daylight Hours
Route 42 between Route 17 and Route 134 – Shoulder widening work will resume in the spring.   The entire project is scheduled for completion in July 2013.

Route 54 between Route 52 and Route FF – Bridge maintenance in various locations will take place Monday, January 28 through Friday, February 8.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route A between Route 17 and Route 42 – Culvert pipe replacement and roadside maintenance will take place Tuesday, January 29 through Friday, February 8.  One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Tuscumbia Men Busted for Meth After High-Speed Chase

Two Miller County men are behind bars in Callaway County after a high speed chase Saturday morning. 22-year-old Nelson Casey and 20-year-old Cody Gore, both of Tuscumbia were arrested after leading deputies on a 40 mile pursuit, at speeds reaching 100 mph. The chase ended when their car crashed. Police say they were found to be in possession of methamphetamine and needles. Both men were arrested on drug charges and booked into the Callaway County jail.  Nelson is being held on a $20,000 bond. Gore’s bail was set at $9,000.

Sunrise Beach Home Destroyed by Fire

A Sunrise Beach home burns to the ground.  No one was hurt in the fire Friday afternoon at 401 Put N Bay Drive, off Route TT, but the house was completely destroyed.  Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District crews were assisted by personnel and equipment the Mid-County, Lake Ozark and Gravois Mills departments, along with Lake West Ambulance.