HIGGINSVILLE, MO – A resident of Higginsville was taken into custody by Missouri Highway Patrol Thursday afternoon.

An arrest report indicates, Joseph B. Murphy, 35, was pulled over for exceeding the posted speed limit by 22 mph. Troopers are seeking additional charges against Murphy, including driving while intoxicated as an aggravated offender, no insurance, and driving while revoked. Murphy was taken to Johnson County Jail for a 12-hour investigation.