Prison Sentence

Chariton County man sentenced to 72 years in prison for child molestation and sexual misconduct

A Chariton County man was sentenced to 72 years in prison for multiple counts of sodomy, child molestation, and sexual misconduct. This case was prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office and the Chariton County Prosecuting Attorney. “This case is another great example of the important work that our Public Safety attorneys do on a daily […]

Beatrice J. Anderson (Photo Credit: Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail)

Hamilton woman receives probation in shaken baby case

A Hamilton woman has been sentenced to prison and then was placed on probation in Livingston County Circuit Court stemming from an incident last October in which a three-month-old baby girl was allegedly shaken and dropped. Twenty-two-year-old Beatrice Josephine Anderson was sentenced to ten years with the Department of Corrections. Judge Ryan Horsman then suspended […]

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 […]

Coronavirus in Prisons

Missouri Department of Corrections reports active COVID-19 case at Western Missouri Correctional Center

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports an active COVID-19 case among offenders at the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron. It is the only case reported for offenders at the facility. There are also 13 cumulative staff cases at the Western Missouri Correctional Center, which is an increase of five. Eleven are active, and two […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

70-year-old man, reported missing, returns home

A 70-year-old man reported Wednesday, September 2nd as missing and possibly endangered in the Poosey Conservation Area returned home the morning of Thursday, September 3rd. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox, says his office was on scene Wednesday, September 2nd. The Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services sent an all-terrain vehicle and two medics with lighting to […]

Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man sentenced to 14-years in prison on manslaughter and abandonment of a corpse charges

A sentencing hearing was held in Nodaway County Tuesday, September 1st for a Maysville man found guilty in July of involuntary manslaughter—first degree and abandonment of a corpse in the death of Leah Dawson of Maysville. Kenneth Lyn Wykert was sentenced to 10 years in the Department of Corrections on the involuntary manslaughter charge and […]

Coronavirus Update

DOC reports eight new cases of COVID-19 among offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports the cumulative number of offender COVID-19 cases is 249 at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, which is an increase of eight from Tuesday, August 25th. Thirty-six of the cases are active, and 213 have recovered. There are also 24 cumulative staff COVID-19 cases reported. Three of those are active, and […]

DOC reports four new cases of COVID-19 among offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports an increase of four COVID-19 cases among offenders at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. That brings the cumulative total to 239 cases of COVID-19 with forty-nine of the cases active and 190 recovered. There are 24 cumulative staff cases of COVID-19 with six active, and 18 recovered.

Missouri officials report 220 cases of COVID-19 among offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center with 190 active

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports new cases of COVID-19 at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. There are 220 cumulative cases among offenders, which is an increase of four since Thursday, August 6th. One hundred ninety are active, and 30 have recovered. There are 23 cumulative staff cases at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. Eleven are active, […]