Not Guilty Plea

Cameron man who escaped from DeKalb County Courthouse pleads “Not Guilty”

A Cameron resident police say fled on foot from the DeKalb County Courthouse in November waived a formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of DeKalb County Circuit Court Thursday morning. Eighteen-year-old James Michyl Larue’s case was continued to December 17, 2019. He has been charged with felony escape or […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Man who shot Trenton police officer Jasmine Diab has case continued in Division One

The Trenton man charged with felony first-degree assault causing serious physical injury to Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab in June appeared in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Thirty-nine-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin’s case was continued, at the request of the defendant, to January 7, 2020, at 2:30 pm to establish a plea or […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board takes action on six properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening took action on six properties, two of which were granted extensions of time to continue with repairs. The board will schedule a public hearing for the fire-damaged property at 1437 Main Street. Advancing to the category called “findings of fact” are 213 West 6th and 1004 Laclede Street. […]

Diemel Brothers and Garland Joey Nelson

Dental records confirm remains of Diemel brothers

Caldwell County Sheriff Jerry Galloway reports investigators recovered the remains of Justin and Nicholas Diemel of Wisconsin on Thursday. Nicholas’s remains were recovered on a farm in rural Caldwell County and Justin’s in a livestock trailer in Lincoln County, Nebraska. An examination of dental records confirmed the identifications. A report from the Lincoln County, Nebraska […]

Arson

Missouri man pleads guilty to arson at Planned Parenthood Clinic

 A Columbia, Mo., man pleaded guilty in federal court to the arson at the Columbia Health Center (operated by Planned Parenthood Great Plains) on February 10, 2019. Wesley Brian Kaster, 42, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps Jr. to one count of maliciously using explosive materials to damage a building owned by […]

Unemployment rate

Audio: Missouri Governor “3.1 percent unemployment rate is a record Low”

Missouri’s governor says the state’s economy is growing because of legislative actions like “Fast Track” and an emphasis on workforce development. Governor Mike Parson says 37-thousand new jobs have been created in the past year.     The state Department of Economic Development says Missouri’s unemployment rate for October was three-point-one percent, remaining unchanged from […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Cameron woman arrested on numerous allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Cameron woman in Caldwell County on Monday night on multiple allegations. Thirty-three-year-old Stephanie Catron has been charged with drug-related charges of felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid as well as the misdemeanors of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Man who shot Trenton police officer has case moved to Livingston County

The felony case against 39-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin of Trenton has been moved on a change of venue to the Livingston County Circuit Court. Griffin is charged with first-degree assault causing serious physical injury to Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab. He’s also charged with unlawful use of a weapon for shooting at a person inside […]

Drug Trafficking

Additional charges filed against former Kansas City Chiefs player, more defendants in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Additional charges have been filed against a former Kansas City Chiefs football player and eight co-defendants for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that operated primarily in Eastern Jackson County. Saousoalii P. Siavii Jr., also known as “Junior,” 41, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a nine-count superseding indictment returned under seal by a federal […]