Crime and Courts

Grundy County Circuit Court news for Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, two defendants have waived preliminary hearings on unrelated charges. Duane Ernest Harding of Trenton is charged with driving while intoxicated – habitual offender as of July 11th. James Dale Coss of Cainsville is charged in Grundy County with delivering of a controlled substance or […]

Crime and Courts

Grundy County Circuit Court news for Thursday, September 10, 2020

Two individuals received prison terms, then were placed on probation during Thursday’s session of Grundy County Circuit Court Division One. Jeremiah Lynn Burnett (no address given online) pleaded guilty to three felony counts and one misdemeanor stemming from incidents July 16th in rural Grundy County. Burnett was sentenced by Judge Thomas Alley to a five-year […]

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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 […]