Police Investigation

Chillicothe man arrested for attempting to bribe juvenile for lewd photos

A Chillicothe resident, 30-year-old Cody Allen Minard, awaits a preliminary hearing next week on a felony charge of attempted sexual exploitation of a juvenile.  Minard was arrested Saturday by Chillicothe Police with a warrant issued Sunday. At an arraignment Monday in Livingston County Associate Circuit Court, bond was set at $15,000 cash with certain conditions. Online […]

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St. Louis Circuit Attorney releases previously sealed portions of agreement with Greitens

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney Wednesday released the full agreement which led to a felony charge being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens. Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a computer tampering charge against Greitens had originally been sealed. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office told Missourinet Tuesday it […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports the arrest of six area residents

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of six area residents. The Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old Justin Lee Kleihauer of Trenton Thursday on felony charges of delivery of 35 grams or less of marijuana, forgery, and possession of a controlled substance. The Trenton Police Department also arrested Kleihauer on misdemeanor charges of driving while […]

Crime and Courts

Four face judge in Associate Division of Grundy County court

A Trenton resident has waived preliminary hearings on several felony charges. Misdemeanor cases have been certified to be heard in a higher court. Cody James Burchett of Trenton appeared yesterday in the Associate Division of court. Charges include assault in the third degree: special victim; attempted tampering with a witness in a felony prosecution; as […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton Police Department arrest five over the weekend

Charges have been filed in Grundy County Circuit Court against five persons arrested on various charges over the weekend at Trenton. Forty-three-year-old Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton and his brother, 25-year-old Forrest Lee Shoemaker of Brookfield are held in jail on $20,000 cash bond on three counts. Each faces charges of second-degree burglary, attempted burglary, and possession of […]

U.S. Attorney Timothy Garrison (right) and Assistant U.S. Attorney Ami Harshad Miller (left) present the award to Detectives Larry Roller and Charles Root.

Two Joplin detectives honored for work on behalf of child victims

Timothy A. Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, presented the annual Crystal Kipper & Ali Kemp Memorial Award to two detectives in the Joplin, Mo., Police Department in recognition of their valued contributions to investigating and prosecuting those who prey upon children. Detective Charles Root, Jr., is also an FBI task […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences handed down in Division One of Grundy County court

Numerous cases were processed Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Bobby Dean Morgans the second of Trenton has been sentenced to prison for theft of a county ambulance, a burglary, and probation violations. Morgans admitted to the violations and probation was revoked. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and a […]

Crime and Courts

Five have cases bound over to Division One of circuit court in Trenton

Five defendants Tuesday waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each of the cases was bound over to future dates for arraignments in Division One of the circuit court. Matthew John Woody of Trenton has six felony counts. These include two counts for unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a […]

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Meadville woman faces meth charge in Grundy County

A Meadville woman has been arrested on a Grundy County warrant.  Thirty-one year old Dorothy Kathryn Archuleta is charged with possession of a controlled substance, identified as methamphetamine, on May 24th.   Bond is $15,000 cash, with the defendant to appear in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, September 13th. Thirty-year […]