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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gavel and Law book

Green Hills judge nominated for Western District of Missouri Court of Appeals

One of three nominees to fill the vacancy on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District is from the Green Hills area. Forty-third Judicial Circuit Presiding Judge Thomas N. Chapman was nominated by the Appellate Judicial Commission after about five hours of public interviews, more than one and a half hours of deliberations, and four […]