Gavel in courtroom

Cainsville man granted change of venue to Grundy County

A change of venue has been received in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court for a Cainsville resident facing two drug-related felonies. Court information shows the venue for 48-year-old Bartholomew Hazen was transferred from Harrison County. He is scheduled to appear for arraignment April 11th on charges of possession of a controlled substance except […]

Gavel and Law book

Albany couple facing 42 felonies plead not guilty

A jury trial was scheduled in Division One of Gentry County Circuit Court Thursday for an Albany woman facing 42 felony charges, including kidnapping, child endangerment, domestic assault, and armed criminal action. Online court information indicates the jury trial for Jennifer Reed is set for September 24th and 30th. She and co-defendant Raymond Burks of […]

Court News

Two go before judge in Grundy County court

Trenton resident William Nicholas Griffin has pleaded guilty to amended charge of second-degree harassment in a misdemeanor case stemming from last July. A court-approved plea agreement resulted in Griffin being fined $100, ordered to contribute $300 to the Grundy County Law Enforcement Fund, and pay the court costs. The money is to come from the cash […]

Child Endangerment

Investigation leads to arrests on charges of endangering the welfare of a child

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports an investigation resulted in the Livingston County Associate Circuit Court issuing arrest warrants for three adults Tuesday on child endangerment charges. Forty-six-year-old Brandy Kay Davis and 56-year-old Marion Antone Davis, both of Chillicothe, as well as 24-year-old Shanae Damon possibly of Columbia, were charged with two counts of alleged […]

William Derek Williams

Former Cameron High School teacher charged with child sex crimes waves formal arraignment

A former Cameron High School teacher charged with felonies allegedly involving children waived formal arraignment in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty. Online court information shows William Derek Williams’s case was continued to February 7th at 9 am for a plea/trial setting. Williams has been charged with three counts […]