Charges Filed

Trenton man facing felony drug charges

A Trenton resident arrested by the Highway Patrol the night of Wednesday, September 30th has been charged in Grundy County. Thirty-five-year-old Cory Burchett faces felony charges of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid, resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing—creating a substantial risk of serious injury […]

Sexual Assault

Missouri State Highway Patrol seeking assistance from public in sexual assault investigation

Following the recent arrest of a Kansas couple, the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is seeking further information for an ongoing sexual assault investigation in the Lake of the Ozarks area. In January, Carl Mort, 41, and Cassandra Wedeking, 39, of Overland Park, Kansas, were formally charged by the Morgan […]

Crime and Courts

Tampering with a utility meter, DWI and drug charges addressed in Grundy County Circuit Court

Among cases Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Shaun McClintock was placed on probation after he pleaded guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. According to a plea agreement, the imposition of sentence was suspended and McClintock was placed on two years probation. Conditions include serving ten […]

Drug Busts

Kirksville man faces two felony drug charges in Putnam County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Putnam County on Tuesday on several allegations. Drug-related allegations for 31-year-old Daren Starnes included felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, felony possession of a controlled substance—marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Starnes was also accused of driving while revoked—second offense and identity theft. […]

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Spickard teenager arrested on felony drug charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Spickard resident Saturday on two felony charges. Eighteen-year-old David Clay Austin Travis has been charged with possession of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution. His bond is $15,000 […]

Charges Filed

Drug charges filed in Grundy County on 38-year-old woman

Drug charges have been filed in Grundy County Circuit Court for a woman arrested late Friday night by the Highway Patrol. Thirty-eight-year-old Melissa Brill faces two counts of possession of a controlled substance including methamphetamine and hydrocodone. There’s also one count of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, described as a glass smoking pipe. Bond on […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Patrol arrests two from Cameron on drug allegations

The highway patrol reports the arrests of two Cameron residents on alleged drug charges. Forty-one-year-old Jeramie Glazier and 34-year-old Jami Barton were taken on a 24-hour hold to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department. Glazier has been accused of felony possession of a controlled substance listed as methamphetamine; misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia; and a lane […]

Crime and Courts

Judge fields light docket in Tuesday edition of Grundy County court

Among cases on Tuesday in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Laredo resident Adam Cooksey pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated. The imposition of sentence was suspended and Cooksey was placed on probation for two years. He’s to pay $98 in a recoupment fee and $100 to the law enforcement fund. Trenton resident Jennifer […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe officers execute search warrant, arrest woman on drug charges, endangering children

The Chillicothe Police Department reports the weekend arrest of one person following a drug investigation. Just after 1 o’clock Saturday morning, officers were granted a search warrant for a residence in the 1800 block of Borden Street as officers say they had received numerous complaints in the past week of drug activity. A traffic stop […]

Meth Bust

Trenton man arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine

Police arrested a Trenton resident on alleged drug charges this weekend. Sixty-three-year-old Stanley Patterson has been charged with possession of a controlled substance on Sunday listed as methamphetamine as well as unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia for amphetamine/methamphetamine. Bond was set at $15,000 cash. Patterson is to appear tomorrow (Tuesday) in the Associate Division of […]