Timothy Jones, 50, suspected a 24-year-old woman of drunk driving and told her she could have sex with him or be arrested.
Shimkus cruised to victory in 2012 with 69 percent of the vote and in 2010 with 71 percent. His only loss in a congressional election came in 1992 to Dick Durbin.
Lincoln County prosecutor Leah Askey said Monday she had dismissed the case against Blaine Michael Erp, who was scheduled to go on trial in Callaway County on Wednesday.
The St. Louis Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering a $5,000.00 reward for any information leading to an arrest.
Five children in the two vehicles, ranging in age from three to 11, suffered minor to moderate injuries.
Investigators believe she gave the victim heroin two hours before he died.
The two boys from Troy Missouri, ages three and ten, were hurt in a crash on Interstate 70 Monday morning.
Victims were thrown from vehicle when it overturned
A Metro-East high school was locked down for about three hours when two bullets were found.
Saturday’s fatal accident happened on Troy-O’Fallon Road.