Gavel and Law book

Carrollton man charged with DWI leading to death waives preliminary hearing

A Carrollton man charged with driving while intoxicated leading to the death of another person waived a preliminary hearing in writing in the Associate Division of Carroll County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Online court information shows the court ordered Dustin Michael Goodale’s case to be transferred within five days to Division One for further proceedings. […]

Guilty Plea

Carrollton man pleads guilty to two counts of manslaughter

A Carrollton man pleaded guilty in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court Wednesday to two felony counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter stemming from an automobile accident in December 2017. Online court information shows a plea agreement was involved in the case for Blake Wilson, and the court ordered a sentencing assessment report. The case […]

Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

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Among cases Thursday in the Grundy County Circuit Court, probation was revoked for a Chillicothe resident, Timothy Joe Ashlock, on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle.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 […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Livingston County Sheriff transports 4 to Department of Corrections

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office recently received Court orders to cause the following people be transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections to serve a sentence or attend a treatment program: Starla Maberry, 46, Chillicothe               Possession Controlled Substance – 7 years ITP program   Scott E. Robinson, 37, Wheeling             Probation Violation – Passing Bad Checks – […]