Gavel and Law book

Two cases in Daviess County involving shooting and assault continued to August 6

The Trenton man accused of wounding Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab at Winston June 14th appeared via video in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court on Tuesday. The Daviess County Circuit Clerk’s Office reports 38-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin’s case was continued to August 6, 2019, at 11:30 am for the setting of a […]

Prison Sentence

Cameron man sentenced to 18-years in prison for conspiracy to distribute meth

A Cameron, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court on Monday for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  Benjamin W. Clark, 27, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to 18 years in federal prison without parole. On Feb. 4, 2019, Clark pleaded guilty to participating in a drug-trafficking conspiracy. Co-defendants […]

Kidnapping

Victim left in ditch: Two charged in Daviess County with kidnapping and assault

Two men accused of restraining someone, causing him to lose consciousness twice, and leaving him laying in the road or ditch in Jamesport Saturday night, have been charged in Daviess County. Twenty-year-old Caleb Kettner of Belton and 20-year-old Connor Monteer of Jamesport face felony charges of first-degree assault or attempt and second-degree kidnapping. Online court […]

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Harrisonville man sentenced to 18-years without parole for meth conspiracy

A Harrisonville man was sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  Robert J. Keegan, 27, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to 18 years in federal prison without parole. On Dec. 28, 2018, Keegan pleaded guilty to participating in a drug-trafficking conspiracy and to possessing a […]

Guilty Plea

Three from Cameron plead guilty in conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine

Three Cameron, Mo., residents are among five defendants who have pleaded guilty to their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  Benjamin W. Clark, 26, of Cameron, pleaded guilty today before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Matt J. Whitworth to the charge contained in a Nov. 16, 2017, federal indictment.  Clark is the fifth defendant to […]

Prison Sentence

Trenton man sentenced to 12-years in federal prison without parole

A Trenton, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in north central Missouri. Faron Wayne Lawrence, 52, of Trenton, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 12 years in federal prison without parole. NITRO (the Northwest Inter-agency Team Response Operation) initiated an […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council has full agenda; takes action on ordinances and bids

The Trenton City Council took action last night on several ordinances and bids. Approval was given for Advanced Environment Testing and Abatement of Belton to remove asbestos at two locations: 111 West 11th Street and 1502 Day. Combined, the cost of $3,100 comes from demolition money budgeted by the city.  The city will purchase properties on […]

Prison Sentence

Belton man sentenced to 17-years for meth conspiracy in northern Missouri, Trenton man pleads guilty

A Belton, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in north-central Missouri and for illegally possessing firearms. Robert Ryan Hicks, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 17 years and seven months in federal prison without parole. On Dec. 4, 2017, Hicks […]

Trenton High School

Trenton places 4th at Smith-Cotton Marching Band Festival

The Trenton High School Band placed fourth in its class Saturday at the Smith-Cotton Invitational Marching Band Festival in Sedalia, involving only field show competition. Classes were determined by band size rather than school enrollment and in Trenton’s class, Harrisonville placed first. There was somewhat of a drop-off in points before the next four bands […]