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Two from Trenton arrested on drug charges; Galt man arrested on two domestic assault charges

Three individuals are facing felony charges in Grundy County following their arrests on Friday. Both 38-year-old Christopher James Warren of Trenton and 41-year-old Kimberly McCracken of Trenton are charged with possession of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid—listed as methamphetamine. Each also is accused of unlawful possession or use of drug paraphernalia which was described […]

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Grundy County authorities report arrests on burglary and assault as well as probation violation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest Monday, October 5th of a Princeton man on burglary and assault charges and a Trenton man on a technical probation violation. Forty-seven-year-old Sean Clapham was arrested in Mercer County. He faces one felony count of burglary—second degree and two counts of assault—third degree. He posted his bond […]

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Galt woman charged in Daviess County with felony assault

A Galt woman has been charged in Daviess County after allegedly causing serious physical injuries to a woman at a wedding in Jamesport Saturday, August 8th. Twenty-seven-year-old Amber Gann faces felony domestic assault charges in the first degree.  Her bond was denied. A probable cause statement from Officer Loreanna Parker with the Daviess County Sheriff’s […]

Sex Crime

Former coach and Gallatin resident appears in court on sex and assault charges

A former teacher and coach at Winston School charged with four felony counts of fourth-degree child molestation, sexual contact with a student, and third-degree assault appeared in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court on Tuesday. The court denied a request for the bond to be changed for 50-year-old Alfred Brian Sprouse of Gallatin […]

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Two women in Trenton arrested on felony assault charges

Two women were arrested by police Saturday as a result of alleged altercations in Trenton that authorities say injured two other individuals. Three felony counts were filed against both 29-year-old Kelly Jean McClure of Trenton and 29-year-old Colby Marie Jackson of Wheeling. The charges were filed Sunday by new Grundy County Prosecuting Attorney Kelly Puckett. […]

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Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker pleads guilty to abuse and assault charges, suspended immediately

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced that Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker has plead guilty to second degree sexual abuse and fourth degree domestic assault in Knox County Circuit Court. Associate Circuit Judge Tom Redington sentenced 51 year old Robert Becker to one year in the county jail for each offense, suspended execution of […]

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 […]

Audio: Missouri law expert slams Senate confirmation process of Kavanaugh

University of Missouri Law Professor Richard Reuben was a Supreme Court news reporter in 1991 when Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. He thinks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, whose accused current nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault can thank Ms. Hill for more favorable conditions to come forth with such […]

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Trenton Police Department arrest 2 on assault charges

The Trenton Police Department reports the arrest of two Trenton residents on assault charges Sunday. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports 41-year-old Mark Allen Romesburg was arrested on felony third-degree domestic assault with bond set at $3,000. Court documents accuse Romesburg of causing physical pain to an adult family or household member by repeatedly striking […]