Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

Chillicothe Police Department Employee of the year Caleb Clements

Chillicothe police officer Caleb Clements named “City of Chillicothe Employee of the Year”

Chillicothe Police Officer Caleb Clements was selected as the City of Chillicothe Employee of the Year. He was recommended by Police Chief Jon Maples. Clements is a seven-year veteran in law enforcement and has served four years in Chillicothe. He is a field training officer and has trained multiple officers. Maples says Clements helps officers […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Two area residents in arrest report from Grundy County Sheriff

Two women were arrested Sunday in Trenton and face felony charges filed in the Grundy County Circuit Court. Twenty-eight-year-old Carrie Lea Smiley of Harris has three counts including one for possession of a controlled substance listed as methamphetamine, another for possession of a controlled substance listed as hydrochloride, described as a schedule four controlled substance […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

State troopers keep busy on Sunday with 4 arrests

Highway Patrol troopers report several arrests Sunday in northwest Missouri counties. Two people were arrested in DeKalb County Sunday afternoon. Twenty-eight-year-old Raymond Dilley of St. Joseph has been accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, felony armed criminal action, misdemeanor unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and exceeding the posted speed limit. Twenty-three-year-old John Church […]

Police Chase

Driver runs from Chillicothe police, pursuit entails, ends when driver crashes in Caldwell County

Approximately thirty minutes prior to the Caldwell County accident Saturday, Chillicothe Police received a phone call from a citizen in reference to a reckless driver. The complainant advised they were nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicle, along with the same vehicle nearly striking a school bus and another vehicle head-on. Chillicothe Chief Jon Maples reported […]