Murder

Bond reduced for Rothville teen charged with first-degree murder of two-month-old daughter

Bond has been reduced for a Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter. Online court information shows the Chariton County Circuit Court set 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh’s bond at $50,000 cash or corporate surety Tuesday. Her bond was originally $100,000 cash only with no surety allowed. A preliminary hearing […]

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 […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Two charged with attempted escape from Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three men Thursday, with two of the men facing charges while attempting to escape from the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Trenton Police Department arrested 52-year-old Alfred Demond Green of Trenton on misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident, driving while intoxicated, and […]

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 Morgans admitted to the violations and probation was revoked.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 […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Trenton man has probation revoked during court appearance

Following a probation violation hearing, the original probation was revoked, jail time imposed and another probation established for court cases involving William Nicholas Griffin of rural Trenton. Griffin, in Associate Division of circuit court, admitted to the allegations of violation. The court revoked probation and Griffin was sentenced to 60 days confinement at the Grundy […]

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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Trenton authorities report two arrests on Sunday

Authorities are reporting the arrest of two individuals on Sunday. Trenton resident 24-year-old Levi Judson O’Neal has been arrested on a Grundy County warrant accusing of two counts of second-degree burglary.  O’Neal is accused of burglary, for the alleged purpose of stealing, at two of the Plaza Apartments. The court information indicates the incidents happened between August […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Suspect wounded in shooting involving state trooper in Daviess County

A Missouri state trooper was involved in a shooting this morning in Daviess County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said it all started shortly after 10:30 this morning in Harrison County when the sheriff notified the patrol of a theft in progress at a residence in Ridgeway.  Harrison County Sheriff Josh Eckerson reports suspects pulled a […]