Highway Patrol Commander Leaving to Accept Job with Gaming Commission

AUGUST 1, 2006 - Posted at 7:54 a.m. CDT

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - The commander of the Missouri Highway Patrol is leaving for a job with the Missouri Gaming Commission.

The patrol says Colonel Roger Stottlemyre is leaving as of September 1 to become deputy director of enforcement for the Gaming Commission.

Stottlemyre started working for the patrol in 1974.

Governor Blunt recently nominated the patrol's second-in-charge, assistant superintendent William Seibert, Jr., to the state Board of Probation and Parole.

Seibert begins that job September 1.

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