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Bethany man charged with kidnapping, assault and abuse of a child

A Bethany man has been charged in Harrison County with three felonies after an alleged incident on Monday, March 23, 2020. Thirty-nine-year- old Jeremiah Searles has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, facilitating a felony, inflicting injury, terrorizing, first-degree domestic assault, and abuse or neglect of a child—no sexual contact. Arraignment was held on Tuesday, and […]

Caleb Kettner

Man who left victim unconscious and lying in road pleads “Guilty”

A Belton man accused of restraining someone, causing the person to lose consciousness twice, and leaving him lying in the road or ditch in Jamesport pleaded guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Amended information was filed for Caleb Kettner, and he waived formal arraignment. He was charged with felony second-degree […]

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Five from Jamesport arrested on drug-related charges

Five Jamesport residents were arrested and face drug-related charges in Daviess County following the execution of search warrants on Monday. Online court information shows 39-year-old Amber Clevenger has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and four misdemeanor counts of unlawful possession of […]

Kenneth Wykert

Court dates scheduled for Maysville man accused of Murder

Court dates have been scheduled in the Associate Division of DeKalb County Circuit Court for a Maysville man charged with the felonies of second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse. Online court information indicates a confined docket hearing for Kenneth Wykert is scheduled for August 12, 2019, at 1:30 pm. A preliminary hearing is scheduled […]

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Two men involved in multi-county pursuit make court appearance

Two men each facing charges stemming from a multi-county law enforcement pursuit ending in Clinton County appeared in the Associate Division of Clinton County Circuit Court on Wednesday. JaJuan Coleman of Kansas City, Kansas was arraigned on an amended complaint and pleaded not guilty. The bond reduction was amended to an own recognizance bond supervision, […]

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Prayer Vigil announced for Trenton Police Department officer wounded in the line of duty

A 24-year-old Trenton police officer and mother remains in critical, but stable condition, in a Kansas City hospital after being shot in the abdomen by an offender she was transporting to St. Joseph on Friday afternoon.  The officer was rushed into emergency surgery on Friday and KTTN will continue to provide updates on her condition […]

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Gallatin man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

A rural Gallatin man pleaded guilty to felony possession of child pornography – first offense in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Online court information shows the court sentenced Allen David Coates to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department of Corrections for four years on the child pornography charge. […]

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Pre-trial conference held for Gallatin man charged with attempted sodomy, kidnapping and assault

A pre-trial conference was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Thursday for a Gallatin man charged with the felonies of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy, second-degree kidnapping, and third-degree assault. Online court information shows the matter for Salvador Hernandez was continued to July 30th through August 2nd for a four-day jury […]