Rape Kit

Report shows more than 4,800 untested rape kits in Missouri

(MissouriNet) – Attorney General Josh Hawley has released a report today showing nearly 50-percent of Missouri law enforcement agencies do not send in rape evidence for testing because officers felt the victim was not credible and would not cooperate. During a press conference, in Jefferson City, Colleen Coble with the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and […]

Police car with lights, siren and police tape

Trenton man accused of violating probation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton man already in custody at the Grundy County Detention Center has been accused of violating his probation. Forty-two-year-old Ricky Eugene Shoemaker was arrested Wednesday on probation violations on original felony charges of possession of a controlled substance; delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county […]

Suspect in Handcuffs

Grundy County Sheriff reports arrest of two area men

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two area men Tuesday. Forty-two-year-old Ricky Shoemaker of Trenton was already in custody at the Grundy County Detention Center. His arrest warrant was for a probation violation of laws and special conditions on original charges of possession of a controlled substance in Grundy and Mercer counties, […]

Murder

Bond reduced for Rothville teen charged with first-degree murder of two-month-old daughter

Bond has been reduced for a Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter. Online court information shows the Chariton County Circuit Court set 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh’s bond at $50,000 cash or corporate surety Tuesday. Her bond was originally $100,000 cash only with no surety allowed. A preliminary hearing […]