High Speed Pursuit

Police pursuit by Hamilton and Cameron departments results in arrest of two

The Hamilton and Cameron police departments were involved in a pursuit Saturday night that resulted in two arrests. The Cameron Police Department officers overheard radio traffic from Hamilton about the pursuit of a pickup truck, including a description of the vehicle, that was later discovered stolen from Saint Joseph. Hamilton discontinued the pursuit, and Cameron […]

Sexual Abuse

Hamilton man to be arraigned on child molestation, sodomy and sexual misconduct

Arraignment is scheduled today (Thursday) for a Hamilton man who was arrested this week for allegedly molesting a child. Forty-five-year-old Jamey Keith Stone has been charged with three felonies including child molestation in the first degree, statutory sodomy in the second degree, and sexual misconduct involving a child, first degree. Online court information also shows […]

Probation Violation crime

Chillicothe teen receives 15-year suspended prison sentence in assault case

A Chillicothe teen has been placed on probation after receiving a suspended prison sentence Tuesday in Livingston County Circuit Court. Sixteen-year-old Matthew Ryan Miller pleaded guilty in August to one felony count of assault in the first degree. At that time, the prosecuting attorney recommended a suspended sentence in exchange for the guilty plea. A […]

Charges Filed

Newtown man charged with felony manslaughter in Memorial Day crash that resulted in Trenton man’s death

A Memorial Day fatality accident at Trenton has now led to a felony manslaughter charge filed in Grundy County Circuit Court against the driver of a truck that, officers said, struck a utility vehicle at an intersection. Online court information shows a charge of involuntary manslaughter was filed Friday, October 5th, 2018 by Grundy County’s […]

Lawsuit

Audio: Missouri’s oversight to be examined after $1 billion lawsuit alleges sexual assault at nursing home

A Missouri lawmaker wants answers after the family of an 84-year-old woman filed a billion-dollar lawsuit, claiming she was sexually assaulted repeatedly at a nursing home. Democratic Representative Courtney Curtis of Ferguson suspects the state’s Facilities Review Committee could be exercising lax oversight because he was once asked to be a member.     Democratic […]

William Derek Williams

Former Cameron teacher accused of sex crimes denied bond reduction

A man identified as a former teacher at Cameron High School charged with seven felonies allegedly involving children has been denied a motion for bond reduction in Clinton County Associate Circuit Court. Online court information shows 39-year-old William Derek Williams has been charged with three counts of possession of child pornography, three counts of sexual […]

Man Crashes Through Hardees in Macon, Missouri

Former employee steals vehicle, crashes into Macon restaurant

Chillicothe Police say information has been forwarded to the Livingston County Prosecuting Attorney after getting a complaint that a former employee allegedly stole a company vehicle and had been involved Monday morning in a crash into a building at Macon. The suspect was arrested by Macon police and was issued a citation for allegedly causing […]

Arrest

Two facing charges in Grundy County after arrest

Two individuals have been arrested on separate Grundy County charges. Forty-six-year-old William Nicholas Griffin of Trenton is charged with harassment in the first degree. Court information says Griffin is accused of sending repeated text messages to another person with the alleged purpose of causing that person, emotional distress. The allegation covers a two month period: […]

Arrest

Two arrested after traffic stop on Highway 190

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office reports two Chillicothe residents who were occupants of a car stopped for traffic violations on Highway 190 outside of Chillicothe this week were arrested after the passenger allegedly verbally assaulted a deputy. Sheriff Steve Cox says two Chillicothe Police officers assisted the deputy in arresting 28-year-old Joycelynn Lavonne Still on […]

William Derek Williams

Cameron School District responds to felony sex charges against former teacher

Multiple charges were filed Wednesday in Clinton County against a Cameron resident, 39-year-old William Derek Williams, identified as a former teacher at Cameron High School. Online court information shows Williams is facing seven felony counts allegedly involving children. There are three counts alleging possession of child pornography on September 6th and 8th; three counts of […]