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Man in custody after manhunt in Carroll County

The Carrollton Police Department reports it engaged in a manhunt and responded to a disturbance Tuesday. The police department notes the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the manhunt for 37-year-old Willis Turner of Tina in the residential area southeast of the North Mason and Fourth Street intersection. He was apprehended on a Missouri Department […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff reports on investigations into property damage, domestic disturbance and burglary

Among investigations by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office recently, Sheriff Steve Cox reports investigation continues of property damage in the 600 block of Fellows in Utica. Cox says an unknown person used a chainsaw to destroy a child’s fort and cut down several trees. The sheriff’s office assisted the Chillicothe Police Department with a domestic […]


Trenton woman arrested on multiple charges

The Grundy County Sheriff reports one area resident was arrested Monday on multiple charges while another turned himself in. Fifty-seven-year-old Kathy Jean Stratton of Trenton has been charged with four misdemeanors: peace disturbance, first offense, first-degree trespassing, resisting or interfering with an arrest, detention, or stop and operating a vehicle on a highway without a […]

Domestic Violence

Chillicothe woman arrested on domestic assault allegation

Sunday evening Chillicothe Police investigated a disturbance in the 300 block of Samuel Street. Officers arrested Agnes Adeline Youngs who faces a misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree domestic assault. Following Monday’s arraignment in the Associate Division, the case was continued to September 26th. Youngs was held at the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail in Pattonsburg. Bond was […]

Crime and Courts

Several waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of circuit court

Waiving preliminary hearings Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court were Andrew Lane Epperson of Laredo, David Clay-Austin Travis of Spickard, James Lewellen, and Ricky Eugene Shoemaker—both of Trenton.  Each was bound over for arraignments September 6th in Division One of the circuit court. Epperson, from a February 1st arrest, faces charges of driving […]

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Utica man pleads guilty to assault charge

A Utica man accused of creating a disturbance and allegedly injuring two police officers pleaded guilty to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault on Wednesday. Online court information indicates 27-year-old Robert Michael Contello waived his formal arraignment in Livingston County Circuit Court. He was assessed 15 days in jail and given credit for time served. Contello was also […]