Suspect in Handcuffs

Authorities arrest Trenton men, court appearances scheduled for Thursday

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two Trenton men Monday—one on an assault charge, and the other on drug-related charges. Thirty-one year old Michael Anthony Stantruff has been charged with felony first degree assault or attempt—serious physical injury or special victim. His bond is $100,000 cash only. Court documents accuse Stantruff of causing […]

Crime and Courts

Judge hands down several prison sentences in circuit court

Numerous cases were processed Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Dorothy Kathryn Archuleta admitted violation of probation. The court revoked probation and sentenced her to serve five years with the department of corrections. Her original charge was felony possession of a controlled substance. Rural Princeton resident Thomas Lund pleaded guilty to […]

Court News

Defendant flees courtroom during appearance at Grundy County courthouse

Preliminary hearings were waived yesterday in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. These involved cases against 23-year-old Nicholas Martin; 35-year-old Emily Hendee; 42-year-old Christopher Hershberger, and 42-year-old Erick Wattenbarger – all of Trenton. Each was bound over to appear in the March 16th session for Division One of the Grundy County Circuit […]