Court News

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

Probation violation hearings were held and other defendants were sentenced among numerous cases Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Miriah Mae Butler admitted violation of probation. The probation was revoked and two prison sentences were ordered one of which was 15 years with the Department of Corrections on distribution […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences the rule of the day in Thursday session of court in Trenton

Among cases Thursday in the Grundy County Circuit Court, probation was revoked for a Chillicothe resident, Timothy Joe Ashlock, on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and the court ordered a ten-year sentence with Department of Corrections. Credit was given for time served to await […]


Three arrested on unrelated charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest Monday of three area residents on unrelated charges. Thirty-three year old Cody James Burchett of Trenton was charged with felony first-degree stalking—first offense. His bond is $10,000 cash only, and he was scheduled for Associate Division of Circuit Court Tuesday.  Court documents accuse Burchett of purposely disturbing someone […]

Suspect in Handcuffs

Trenton man arrested on multiple charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton resident Thursday on several charges. Thirty-three year old Cody James Burchett was charged with felony third-degree assault—special victim as well as three misdemeanors: resisting or interfering with an arrest, detention, or stop, obstructing government operations, and second degree tampering with the property of another.  […]


Three in Monday arrest report from Grundy County Sheriff

Three arrests are in the report from the Grundy County Sheriff’sDepartment with each being arrested following unrelated investigations. 27-year-old Tyler Joe Williams of rural Princeton has been charged with stealing. Williams is accused of receiving or retaining certain physical evidence with a value of over three thousand dollars allegedly knowing it was stolen. Specifics were […]