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K-9 officer Zaki stops escaping prisoner in Chillicothe

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox credits the departments’ law enforcement K-9 with running after a prisoner who fled on foot while at the sheriff’s office in Chillicothe, but stopped once he saw the dog in action. 20-year-old Jeremiah Joel Bailiff of St. Louis was being finger-printed when the alleged escape from custody occurred. Bailiff had been arrested following […]

Trenton Police Department

Trenton man arrested on alleged weapons charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Tuesday on two felonies. The Trenton Police Department arrested 31-year-old Aaron Michael Perez for unlawful use of a weapon—subsection four—exhibiting and resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony. Bond is $15,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division […]

Election 2018

Races for office shaping up in upcoming August primary

Candidate filings began Tuesday for multi-county districts in this area. A 7th district state representative race is shaping up between Republican Rusty Black of Chillicothe and Democrat Dennis VanDyke of Marceline. Both have to be nominated by their parties in the August primary election. After the first day of filings, Republican Danny Busick of Newtown […]

Election 2018

Day one of candidates filing for office keeps courthouses busy

More district-level candidates have filed for the August Primary election. Henry Robert Martin of Kansas City and Winston Apple of Independence have filed as Democrats for Sixth District U. S. Representative. Republican Sam Graves of Tarkio filed for re-election for the Representative position. Republican Dan Hegeman of Cosby filed for reelection for 12th District State […]

Crime

Man who stole Grundy County ambulance faces additional charges

Additional charges have been filed in Grundy County against 37-year-old Bobby Morgans the second of Trenton who was arrested following the theft of a Grundy County ambulance on Tuesday, February 20th. Authorities have accused Morgans of two counts of second-degree burglary and one count of tampering with a motor vehicle last Tuesday. Documents were filed […]

Court News

Several waive preliminary hearings in Grundy County court

Preliminary hearings were waived and three defendants saw their cases bound over to Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court next month. 23-year-old Tyler Clayton Ward of Trenton is facing four counts: unlawful use of a weapon, armed criminal action, resisting arrest, and tampering with physical evidence – all related to a November 12th incident. […]

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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 […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Carrollton police shoot man after alleged confrontation on Saturday night

Media reports indicate a Carrollton police officer Saturday night shot a man whom police say approached them with a handgun while they were investigating a complaint about a loose dog. The Missouri Highway Patrol, which is investigating the incident, said police were called to a residence in the 300 block of East Third Street at Carrollton about 10:15 […]

Representative Nate Walker Announces Tourism Funding For Adair County

Representative Nate Walker Announces Tourism Funding For Adair County

Representative Nate Walker, 3rd District State Representative, announced today that the Missouri Division of Tourism has awarded $4,666.00 to Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce to help fund qualified, performance-driven projects designed to increase visitation to Adair County. The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce will match each dollar of state funding with a dollar of local […]

Court News

Circuit Court news from Grundy County

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, 41-year old Toby Street of Trenton has waived a preliminary hearing and was bound over to Division 1 of Circuit Court on charges accusing felony possession of methamphetamine and possessing numerous smoking devices, intended to be used with methamphetamine.  A charge accusing Street with misdemeanor passing […]

Police Lights

Carrollton police officer resigns in wake of sexual misconduct allegation

A Carrollton Police Officer has resigned their position in the wake of a sexual misconduct allegation. Chief Robert Turner of the Carrollton Police Department reports the allegation occurred on February 17, 2016. After an internal investigation, the Chief suspended the officer pending a hearing, however, the officer chose to resign prior to the hearing. The […]