Court News

Grundy County Division One court news for Thursday, June 13, 2019

Three defendants received suspended sentences during hearings Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Misty Lynn Miller-Smith of Trenton pleaded guilty to a charge involving the delivery of a controlled substance. She was sentenced to four years with the Department of Corrections. Execution of the sentence was stayed and she was placed […]

Crime and Courts

Court news in the Associate Division from Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Among cases on Wednesday in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court: Milan resident Georgeanna Kay Courtney pleaded guilty to one count of misdemeanor stealing. Four other counts were dismissed by the Grundy County prosecuting attorney. Associate Judge Steve Hudson accepted a plea agreement and sentenced Ms. Courtney to 60 days in the […]

Audio: Missouri law expert slams Senate confirmation process of Kavanaugh

University of Missouri Law Professor Richard Reuben was a Supreme Court news reporter in 1991 when Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. He thinks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, whose accused current nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault can thank Ms. Hill for more favorable conditions to come forth with such […]

Crime and Courts

Judge hands down prison sentences in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Numerous cases were processed Thursday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court with some defendants sentenced to prison, others receiving probation. Trenton resident Gregory Dee Baecht admitted violations of probation. The probation was revoked and the previous stay of execution was set aside. Baecht was then ordered to serve five years with the Department of Corrections […]

Crime and Courts

Three waive preliminary hearings in Grundy County court

Three defendants waived preliminary hearings yesterday in the Associate Division of Grundy County circuit court with each bound over to the August 10 docket for Division One of the circuit court. Justice Kierra Matthes of Trenton faces three counts: possession of methamphetamine; resisting arrest; and second-degree burglary. Joshua Andrew McIntyre of Trenton is charged with […]

Court News

Four waive preliminary hearings in Grundy County Circuit Court

Four defendants waived preliminary hearings on unrelated charges when they appeared Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each is next scheduled for arraignments in Division One of Circuit Court on April 13th. Among those waiving a hearing was 37-year-old Lucas Allen Griffin of Trenton who faces three felony counts: violation of […]

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Tuesday finds circuit court busy in Grundy County

Several defendants were bound over to Thursday docket in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court after waiving preliminary hearings Tuesday, March 14, 2016 Among them are 43-year old Patrick Shaun Michael, 34-year old Robert Brandon, 18 year old Colby Weaver, 33-year-old Timothy Nguyen, and 48-year old David Cooley all of Trenton as well as 58-year-old Linda […]

Court Gavel and Scales

David Manus Jr. court case moved to Harrison County on change of venue

In Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court, a request by 31-year old David Manus Jr. of Trenton for a change of venue was approved. Charges by a Grundy County grand jury, accusing Manus with enticing a child, sexual misconduct by indecent exposure, and child kidnapping, all in October 2015, were transferred to Harrison County […]

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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 […]