Not Guilty Plea

KC man who led authorities on pursuit in with 3 children in car pleads “Not Guilty”

A Kansas City man facing felony charges stemming from what the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office called a pursuit that reached dangerous speeds pleaded not guilty in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Kenneth Sneed has been charged with first degree endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk, first offense, no […]

Jennifer Reed

Albany woman who subjected 11-year-old girl to abuse for a year pleads guilty

An Albany woman accused of subjecting an 11-year-old girl to nearly a year of abuse pleaded guilty to amended information in Division One of Gentry County Circuit Court on Friday. Jennifer Reed pleaded guilty to two felony counts of first-degree kidnapping, facilitating a felony, inflicting injury, terrorizing and two felony counts of first degree endangering […]

Vincent Sturgeon

Pattonsburg man found “Not Guilty” of kidnapping, “Guilty” of domestic assault

A jury trial was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Pattonsburg man facing charges stemming from an alleged incident in October. The jury returned a verdict for 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon of not guilty of second-degree kidnapping and guilty of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault and felony first degree […]

Child Endangerment

Trenton man arrested on child endangerment allegation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Thursday on s child endangerment allegation. Thirty-nine-year-old Mark Bottcher has been charged with misdemeanor second degree endangering the welfare of a child. Bond is $3,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of Circuit Court September 10th. Court documents accuse […]

Sarah Linebaugh

Rothville mom sentenced to 30-years with Department of Corrections in death of infant daughter

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Chariton County Circuit Court on Thursday morning for a Rothville woman charged with felony first degree endangering the welfare of a child, death of a child, no sexual contact. Linebaugh entered a plea of “Not Guilty” in her court appearance on the charge of felony first-degree […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Man charged in Diemel brothers case now faces charges in Kansas

The Braymer man charged with felony tampering with a motor vehicle, first degree, in connection with the disappearance of two Wisconsin brothers now faces charges in Kansas. Multiple news sources report Garland “Joey” Nelson has been charged in Bourbon County, Kansas with endangering the food supply and is scheduled to appear in court there September […]

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 […]

Dmitriy Andreychenko entered walmert with guns and ammo

Audio: Charges filed against Springfield man who carried rifle into Walmart

A man who walked into a Springfield Walmart carrying a tactical rifle and wearing body armor has been charged with making a terroristic threat. KSGF’s Jason Rima has this report.     Twenty-year-old Dmitriy Andreychenko from Springfield was arrested after walking through the Walmart Neighborhood Market. Andreychenko told police he wanted to know if Walmart […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Two from Trenton arrested on child endangerment and drug-related allegations

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of two Trenton residents on Thursday on child endangerment and drug-related charges. Sixty-one-year-old Mac Rakes has been charged with the felonies of endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk—first degree—first offense—no sexual contact and delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of […]

Gavel and Law book

Gallatin resident and former coach at Winston accused of child molestation has bond amended to $25,000

Bond was amended for a former teacher and coach at Winston High School during a bond hearing in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Alfred Brian Sprouse of Gallatin faces four felony counts of fourth-degree child molestation—child less than 17 years of age and offender greater than four years older as […]