Police Department

Hit and Run Suspect


Independence Police

 223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence MO 64050.3013

Traffic Safety Unit

Sergeant Steve McVay



News Release


 For immediate release: March 30, 2015


Suspect Identified in Fatal Hit & Run at US-24 Hwy and Blue Mills


The suspected driver responsible for the fatal Hit & Run that occurred at US-24 Hwy and Blue Mills, Friday night, has been identified.  Theron M. Stockbridge, a 21 year old male was arraigned on charges of Involuntary Manslaughter and Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident Monday morning at the eastern Jackson County Court House in Independence, Missouri.

Theron Michael Stockbridge