Drug Busts

Chillicothe teen held in Trenton on $50K bond

A Chillicothe teen has been arrested at Trenton on an alleged drug charge. Eighteen year-old Brendon Brake faces felony charges of distribution of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, to a Highway Patrol narcotics officer on December 15th. A Grundy County warrant was approved by the circuit court in February. Brake turned himself in this morning at the […]

Drug Arrests

10 arrested in Grundy County on Grand Jury indictments involving drug charges

Grundy County authorities are reporting several individuals arrested on Grundy County Grand Jury indictments, accusing them with distributing a controlled substance or conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. 48-year-old Misty Smith of Trenton is accused of three counts of distributing dilaudid. 48-year-old Patricia Todd, also known as Patricia Chipps, of Trenton is accused of one […]

Charges, in various cases, dismissed in Grundy County Circuit Court

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, a charge accusing 28-year old Johnathan Goodman of Trenton with misdemeanor second-degree endangering the welfare of two children (in January) was dismissed by the prosecution.   A charge accused 34-year old Justin Reeter of Chula with misdemeanor second-degree endangering the welfare of two children, in February, […]


Princeton man facing felony charges in Grundy County after multiple DWI convictions

A 35-year old Princeton resident, Billy Fischer, has been charged in Grundy County with driving while intoxicated, persistent offender, and felony driving without a valid license, on Monday. The DWI charge indicates Fischer previously was convicted of DWI in Arkansas in 2009 as well as pleading guilty to DWI in Buchanan County in 2002. The […]

Two arrested on drug charges in Daviess County

Two arrested on drug charges in Daviess County

Two persons from Wichita, Kansas – arrested at mid-day Sunday by the Highway Patrol – are to be arraigned today on felony drug related charges when they appear in the Daviess County, Associate Division of Circuit Court. Warrants were issued accusing 22 year old Marquis Leeks and 27-year-old Sarena Oliver with distribution of a controlled substance, or […]

Court News

Circuit Court news from Grundy County

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, 41-year old Toby Street of Trenton has waived a preliminary hearing and was bound over to Division 1 of Circuit Court on charges accusing felony possession of methamphetamine and possessing numerous smoking devices, intended to be used with methamphetamine.  A charge accusing Street with misdemeanor passing […]

Drug Arrests

Chillicothe Police Department conducts massive drug sweep

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the Chillicothe Police Department conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals on drug charges. These charges were a result of a lengthy investigation conducted by Chillicothe Police Officers. The following subjects were arrested after Livingston County warrants were issued that stemmed from ongoing investigations: Trinity Joe […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]