Lake Ozark Police are asking for your help in finding a wanted man. Police say 36-year old Milton Jay Wilson is wanted for domestic assault on October 4th. He also has a no bond probation and parole warrant. Wilson is described as a white male, balding with brown hair, a goatee and brown eyes. Police say Wilson is considered dangerous and is known to run or assault officers. Anyone with information is asked to call the Lake Ozark Police Department or your local law enforcement agency. Tips can also be emailed to tips at lake Ozark police dot com.
A Lee’s Summit woman accused of killing her father and his girlfriend at their home in Sunrise Beach almost three years ago will be arraigned on Friday. 45-year old Susan Van Note is charged with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of 67-year old William Van Note and 59-year old Sharon Dickson. They were found shot and stabbed inside William’s home in October of 2010. Dickson died at the scene, but William was taken to a Columbia hospital where he died a few days later. Prosecutors say Susan Van Note forged a document that took him off of life support. She is also charged with one count of forgery. The arraignment will be at the Camden County Courthouse. Van Note is free on bond.
The Mid County Fire District is getting ready to hold a series of town hall meetings about a proposal they have on the November ballot. The district is asking voters for a 12 cent levy increase. Officials say the money would be used to maintain their current level of service and not for new vehicles or to hire more personnel. The meetings will be held at four of the district’s fire stations.
The first will be on Monday, October 21st at Station Two on Twin Rivers Point Road in Greenview.
The next will be on Tuesday, October 22nd at Station Three on State Route A-A in Roach.
The third meeting is set for Monday, October 28th at Station One on Business Route 5 in Camdenton.
The final meeting will be on Tuesday, October 29th at station four on Highway 7 in Montreal.
All of the meetings will start at 6:00 in the evening.
A Roach man is facing multiple charges after allegedly having sex with an underage girl while he was the coach of a girl’s high school soccer team in Pulaski County. 37-year old Kevin Zimmerman is charged with three counts of having sexual contact with a student by a teacher. He was the girls’ soccer coach at Crocker High School when the incidents happened with the victim in 2012 and continued until 2013. Zimmerman is no longer employed by the school district. Crocker Police say the victim and Zimmerman had sex at his house several times in Camden County. The investigation started last week after Zimmerman allegedly sent pornographic images to an undercover officer in St. Louis County. He was arrested on Tuesday and is free after posting bond. Authorities say more charges could be pending against Zimmerman in Camden County.
A medical emergency is thought to be the cause of a school bus crash in Miller County that left students on board unhurt but took the life of the driver. The Missouri Highway Patrol says on Tuesday afternoon, a bus driven by 65-year old Phyllis Rush of Eugene was on Opal Road just east of Ulman Ridge Road. She suffered the medical emergency which caused her to lose control of the bus which went off the road and hit a tree. Rush was pronounced dead at the scene. Six juvenile students on the bus were not hurt.
The vice president of Paul’s Supermarket will testify today in front of a House committee about how Obamacare is affecting the company. Steven Hermann will give his testimony before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Health and Technology. The hearing is titled The Effects of the Health Law’s Definition of Full-Time Employee on Small Businesses. Hermann will discuss the increased costs and fewer employee hours associated with Obamacare, which requires businesses with 50 or more full-time employees to provide health-care coverage or pay a penalty. Paul’s Supermarket was founded in 1968 and has three stores employing nearly 200 full-time and part-time employees in Eldon, Osage Beach, and Lake Ozark.
A man accused of killing a Camdenton teenager in a traffic crash earlier this year in Jefferson City is due in court today. 29-year old Dennis Leporin of Columbia is charged with second degree murder, assault, driving while intoxicated persistent offender, driving while suspended, and driving the wrong way. Jefferson City Police say Leporin was driving the wrong way on Highway 54 when his pick up collided head on with a car driven by 19-year old Chelsea Fredrickson. A passenger in her vehicle did survive the crash. The case review for Leporin will happen in a Cole County courtroom in Jefferson City.