Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton man turns himself in to authorities for failing to appear in court

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton man turned himself in on Tuesday on a capias warrant for failure to appear in court and posted 10% bond. Twenty-eight-year-old Steven Kyle Johnson allegedly failed to appear on felony possession of controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Bond was $5,000, […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Cameron woman arrested on numerous allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Cameron woman in Caldwell County on Monday night on multiple allegations. Thirty-three-year-old Stephanie Catron has been charged with drug-related charges of felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid as well as the misdemeanors of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia […]

Child Porn

Plattsburg man arrested For child pornography

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the arrest of Andrew M. Kennedy, 26, of Plattsburg, Missouri, on Friday, November 15, 2019, for possession of child pornography. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Division of Drug and Crime Control’s Digital Forensics Investigative Unit, […]

Twenty defendants charged with distributing heroin/fentanyl in Missouri

Twenty defendants have been charged in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Many of the defendants were arrested in a coordinated law enforcement sweep that began Thursday, November 14 and continued into the weekend, after five criminal complaints were filed under seal on […]

Failure to Appear

Meadville woman arrested on “failure to appear” warrant

A Meadville woman, whom officials say missed a probation violation hearing last Thursday in Grundy County Circuit Court, has been arrested in Linn County. Forty-six-year-old Kristen Kay Hess was arrested on a Grundy County warrant alleging failure to appear in court. Bond is $5,000 with a ten percent cash deposit allowed. Probation has been suspended […]

Drug Trafficking

Additional charges filed against former Kansas City Chiefs player, more defendants in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Additional charges have been filed against a former Kansas City Chiefs football player and eight co-defendants for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that operated primarily in Eastern Jackson County. Saousoalii P. Siavii Jr., also known as “Junior,” 41, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a nine-count superseding indictment returned under seal by a federal […]

Individual Vaping

Second vaping-associated death reported in Missouri

A Missouri woman in her mid-50s died last week with her death being associated with the use of e-cigarettes or vaping products. This is the second vaping-related death in Missouri.  Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), in discussion with the person’s treating physicians, concluded that vaping was a contributing factor to the female’s […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences handed down in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Two defendants were sentenced to serve time in prison after the Grundy County Circuit Court revoked probation on Thursday, yet others received prison sentences that were suspended in favor of probation. Devin Allen Robinson of Clinton surrendered probation and the court ordered a five-year prison sentence. His original charge in Grundy county was for tampering […]

Tractor mowing hemp on hemp farm

Educational program on industrial hemp to be held at Forage Systems Research Center near Linneus

Industrial hemp was once widely grown in Missouri as a fiber crop. The Controlled Substance Act of 1970 made it illegal to produce or possess any form of the cannabis plant. Recent changes in federal and state legislation have increased interest in growing hemp for fiber, grain, and CBD oil. An educational program will be […]

Governor Mike Parson

Area companies receive training assistance through Missouri One Start program

Governor Mike Parson announced on Wednesday the award of more than $7,800,000 to 226 projects in Missouri for customized training assistance through the Department of Economic Development’s Missouri One Start program. Area companies receiving training assistance include Modine Manufacturing Company at Trenton; Sonoco Plastics at Chillicothe; Landmark Manufacturing at Gallatin; Kraft Heinz Foods of Kirksville; […]