Three Webb City residents are charged in a Newton County burglary, and could be connected to two more crimes. Bradly Busick, 27, Amanda Waller, 39, and Michael Phillips, 44, are each charged with first degree burglary and resisting arrest. a resident in the west part of the county reported a break in earlier this week. Deputies caught up with the three suspects, which led to a pursuit and arrests. Authorities say the three could also be connected to a break in at a rural Jasper County home that happened on the same day.
An Aldrich, Mo., man is sentenced to 20 years in prison for two counts of Child Molestation. Robert Walter Dureault, 63, pleaded guilty to the charges. He was sentenced to two 10-year sentences to be served consecutively. Polk County Prosecutors say Dureault will report to the Polk County Jail on Monday, Aug. 5, for transportation to the Missouri Department of Corrections.