Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports the arrest of six area residents

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of six area residents. The Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old Justin Lee Kleihauer of Trenton Thursday on felony charges of delivery of 35 grams or less of marijuana, forgery, and possession of a controlled substance. The Trenton Police Department also arrested Kleihauer on misdemeanor charges of driving while […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol releases details on arrest of Altamont man who removed motorcycle from accident scene

More information has been provided by the highway patrol regarding the arrest of 44-year-old Steven Periman of Altamont who was taken into custody in DeKalb County on Thursday. A probable cause statement from the Patrol says that the passenger on Periman’s motorcycle, 36-year-old Jessica Huskey, told a trooper that 42-year-old Joshua Verhagen of Jamesport had […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Altamont man arrested in DeKalb County

An Altamont man was charged in DeKalb County Thursday with felony tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution. Online court information shows 44-year-old Steven Periman has also been charged with felony operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license—third and subsequent offense. The Highway Patrol arrested Periman early Thursday morning and accused […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Ducks Unlimited to begin major restoration at Swan Lake on June 1, 2018

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner reports Ducks Unlimited will begin a major habitat restoration project at the refuge Friday, June 1st. The refuge notes Ducks Unlimited secured a $1,000,000 grant from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to restore and enhance the refuge’s wetland habitat. The project was bid out to CC […]

Arrest

Two from Trenton arrested on Wednesday

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two Trenton residents Wednesday. Twenty-three-year-old Ayrik Armand Redden has been charged with the misdemeanors of resisting or interfering with an arrest, detention or stop; failure to register a motor vehicle; and operating a motorcycle when driver’s license was not validated for such operation, first offense. He […]

Children playing on floor

Missouri families step-up to care for foster children

There are more than 15,000 children in Missouri’s foster care system, and that number is growing, due largely to the state’s opioid crisis and growing rate of poverty.   The increase underscores the need to recognize the contributions foster parents make in the lives of children – and one reason why Thursday has been declared National Foster […]