Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports the arrest of five over the weekend

Several arrests are among reports released on Monday at the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Trenton Police arrested 40-year-old Tesse Janella Carman of Chillicothe following a Friday investigation. She is charged with two counts regarding alleged possession of controlled substances. One count is for methamphetamine. The other alleges possession of substances listed as clonazepam, alprazolam, and […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County’s Public Administrator sworn in; Item added to the agenda for Grundy County Commission

Grundy County’s Public Administrator officially began duties today (Monday) following a swearing-in ceremony at the courthouse. Adria Moore of Trenton was appointed to the position following the resignation of the previous public administrator Jill Eaton. Associate Circuit Court Judge Steve Hudson handled the swearing-in event.  Mrs. Moore will serve Grundy County as the Public Administrator […]

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Marceline man charged with child abuse and domestic assault

A Marceline man accused of punching a 10-year-old on March 21st faces two felony charges in Linn County. Thirty-one-year-old Patrick Colby Niemeier has been charged with third-degree domestic assault and abuse or neglect of a child—no sexual contact. Niemeier entered a plea of not guilty in the Associate Circuit Court on March 24th and requested […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Former public administrator accepts position as clerk for Grundy County court

Jill Eaton reports she accepted a position as the clerk for the probate division of Grundy County Circuit Court. That position is at the Courthouse and within the office of Associate Circuit Court Judge Steve Hudson. Mrs. Eaton was elected public administrator for Grundy county in 2012, taking office in January of 2013. She was […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission releases preliminary schedule as it works toward 2021 budget

The Grundy County Commission has released a preliminary schedule as it works to prepare the 2021 budget. Budget appointments planned for the morning of December 15th include Coroner Dewayne Slater at 8:30, Prosecuting Attorney Kelly Puckett at 9 o’clock, Public Administrator Jill Eaton at 9:30, and Assessor Kathy Veatch at 10 o’clock. Judge Thomas Alley […]

Arrest

Authorities report several individuals arrested on unrelated charges

Several defendants have been arrested on unrelated charges with dates for court appearances scheduled in Trenton. Thirty-year-old Sarah Dawn Harding of Trenton has been charged with felony stealing.  Bond is $10,000 cash with an appearance in the associate division on September 22nd. The warrant accuses Sarah Harding of appropriating a credit device August 7th that […]

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Massive raid by Chillicothe Police Department, Livingston County Sheriff and other authorities net many arrests

Many investigations by the Chillicothe Police Department (CPD) and Livingston County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) took a significant step forward with the service of multiple arrest warrants and other investigations. The group enforcement consisted of approximately 40 law enforcement officers from the Chillicothe Police, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri Probation and Parole, […]

Court News

Trenton woman waives preliminary hearing on burglary and auto theft

A Trenton resident, facing three felony counts, has waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The cases involving Christy Lynn Russell have been bound over to the January 16th docket in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. She faces charges stemming from November incidents allegedly involving second-degree […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Chillicothe man faces additional charges from incident that ended in Mooresville

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports additional charges have been filed in the Livingston County Associate Circuit Court on a Chillicothe man stemming from an incident that ended in Mooresville in July. Twenty-nine-year-old Matthew Aaron Case allegedly fled from a deputy prior to being arrested on a felony warrant for alleged violation of bond conditions […]

Charges Filed

Suspect held in Mercer County on $75,000 bond also faces charges in Grundy County

A Kansas City man is held in jail following a recent Mercer County arrest on two felony charges and three misdemeanor counts. Twenty-seven-year-old Drake Andrew Kately is to appear next Tuesday, August 6th, in Mercer County’s Associate Division of Circuit Court. Bond has been set at $75,000. Kately faces charges for July 24th incidents that […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Former Sullivan County Prosecuting Attorney appears in court on drug charges

A former Prosecuting Attorney for Sullivan County appeared on Wednesday as a defendant in criminal cases in the Associate Division of circuit court. 49-year-old Jerry Hollon waived formal arraignment on alleged drug counts. Online court information shows Hollon faces two counts involving an alleged conspiracy. One is alleged distribution, delivery, manufacture, or production of a […]

Extradited

Washington man extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Rockport, Washington man facing non-support charges in Grundy County has been returned to Grundy County. Forty-two-year-old Benjamin Milazzo was arrested in Snohomish County, Washington, a waiver was signed, and he was returned to Grundy County Tuesday. Milazzo has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor non-support and one […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Chillicothe woman arrested, drugs seized after search warrant served

The Livingston County sheriff reports a Chillicothe woman was arrested after a search warrant and alleged drugs were seized from a rural residence on LIV road 228. Sheriff Steve Cox said 25-year-old Kelsey Mae Reeter was arrested for alleged drug violations. On Saturday afternoon, the sheriff’s office obtained a search warrant for the home in […]

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 […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol arrests two in Daviess and DeKalb counties

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports separate arrests this weekend in Daviess and DeKalb counties. Early Saturday evening, 46-year-old Jeffery Rylander of Seabeck, Washington was taken into custody following a traffic stop. Online court information shows Rylander faces a felony count of driving while intoxicated persistent offender as well as three misdemeanor counts including careless and imprudent […]