Charges Filed

Authorities file felony charges in Livingston County following stolen vehicle investigation

Three felony counts have been filed in Livingston County against a Chillicothe man accused in an early Monday morning incident that involved a police investigation of an alleged stolen vehicle. Fifty-five-year-old Bobby Jay Oleson has been charged with tampering with a motor vehicle in the first degree; resisting or interfering with an arrest for a […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Man who shot Trenton officer pleads “Not Guilty” in Division One of Daviess County court

The Trenton man accused of wounding Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab in June entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Thirty-nine-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin waived formal arraignment, and the case was continued to November 13th (at 9 am) for a plea/trial setting. Griffin has been charged […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police resolve series of thefts after executing search warrant

Two people have been arrested after Chillicothe Police conducted an investigation, and then the search of a home on Monday, following a series of thefts from motor vehicles. Police say 18-year-old Joshua Davis and 23-year-old Melissa Davis were arrested and two others taken into custody were later released pending further investigation. Officers obtained what they […]

Court News

Judge Thomas Alley hands down suspended prison sentences in Division One of Grundy County court

Several defendants pleaded guilty and had judgments rendered Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Rural Trenton resident Mac Lewis Rakes pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid. Rakes was sentenced by Judge Thomas Alley to 10 years with the Department of Corrections. Execution of the sentence was […]

Police shooting

Audio: Jackson County deputy facing assault and armed criminal action charges after shooting fleeing suspect

A Jackson County sheriff’s deputy is facing assault and armed criminal action charges after shooting a fleeing suspect.     The charges stem from an incident in August of this year when deputy Lauren Michael of Lee’s Summit attempted to pull over a scooter, and one of the riders took off on foot. During a […]

Crime and Courts

A busy day for Tuesday session of the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Preliminary hearings were waived by five defendants during Tuesday’s session in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Tonya Arlene Baumgartner of rural Spickard is charged with felony driving while intoxicated involving serious physical injury as well as failure to drive on the right half of the road and no proof of insurance […]