Not Guilty Plea

Princeton man who gave jail escapee Drake Kately a ride, pleads “Not Guilty”

A Princeton resident accused of giving a ride to a Mercer County Jail escapee waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court this week. Online court information indicates a plea or trial setting is scheduled for 20-year-old Kenneth Riley Paul Lewis on December 11, 2019, […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Man who shot Trenton police officer, Jasmine Diab, has case continued to December 3rd

The Trenton man accused of wounding Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab in June appeared in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court this week. A representative from the Daviess County Circuit Clerk’s Office reports 39-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin’s case was continued to December 3rd. A motion was made in October for a change of judge […]

Vincent Sturgeon

Pattonsburg man handed 7-year prison sentence for endangering child and domestic assault

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Pattonsburg man found guilty by a jury in September on two charges stemming from an incident in October 2018. Online court information shows 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon was sentenced to the Missouri Department of Corrections for seven years […]

Caleb Kettner

Kettner handed 5-year prison sentence in Daviess County on assault and kidnapping charges

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Belton man who pleaded guilty in September to felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor third-degree kidnapping. Online court information shows Caleb Kettner was sentenced to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department of Corrections for five years […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Gilman City woman injured after hitting Freightliner truck near Gallatin

The Highway Patrol reports a Gilman City woman sustained serious injuries when the car she drove hit a Freightliner tractor near Gallatin on Friday afternoon, and she was later arrested. An ambulance transported 41-year-old Angela Whitlock to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Truck driver 17-year-old Wyatt Brewer of Jamesport was reported as not injured. Both vehicles […]

Lady Justice with court gavel

Novinger man who threatened to kill woman has case bound over to Division One of Adair County court

A case has been bound over to Division One of Adair County Circuit Court for a Novinger man accused of threatening to kill a woman in October while he possessed a long rifle. Twenty-five year old Ethen Reece Dimmitt had been charged with the felonies of second-degree kidnapping, tampering or attempting to tamper with a […]

Gavel and old law books (court or trial)

Man accused of threatening people outside of Chula residence granted bond amendment

A man accused of threatening others and being armed outside of a Chula residence as well as fleeing from law enforcement in August was granted his own recognizance bond per stipulation in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Thirty-two-year-old Todd Grigsby was placed in the custody of his mother and is not […]

Richard James Stumph

Jury trial for man accused of sodomy with victim less than 12-years-old set for February

A jury trial has been scheduled in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court for a Chillicothe man once listed on the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office’s most wanted fugitives. Twenty-nine-year-old Richard James Stumph waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty on Tuesday to felony sodomy or attempted sodomy, first degree, victim less […]

Paul Chandler

Motorcyclist nearly hits sheriff’s vehicle, later arrested on several charges

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports an investigation into a motorcyclist driving in a careless manner without a helmet in the area of Polk and Miller streets in Chillicothe last weekend led to the arrest of a Kansas City man on several allegations. The motorcyclist allegedly nearly struck a sheriff’s vehicle head-on and refused to […]

Deadly Shooting

Missouri college student dead, another student arrested in on-campus shooting

A University of Central Missouri college student in western Missouri’s Warrensburg has died from getting shot Monday afternoon at an on-campus apartment building. The school’s Twitter page says campus police responded to a report Monday afternoon of a gun accidentally firing. Stephon Abron of eastern Missouri’s St. Charles was killed. Jeremy Manley is accused of […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Man arrested in Caldwell County accused of drug allegations

Multiple charges are pending for an Illinois man arrested Sunday evening in Caldwell County. Fifty-five-year-old Todd Wriedt of Peoria, Illinois was taken on a 24-hour hold to the Caldwell County Detention Center. The online Highway Patrol arrest reports accuse Wriedt of felony possession of methamphetamine; misdemeanor driving while intoxicated for drugs; possession of drug paraphernalia; […]