Child Porn

Former St. Joseph Boy Scout leader sentenced for distributing child pornography

A former St. Joseph, Mo., Boy Scout leader was sentenced in federal court for distributing child pornography over the internet. Michael R. Goeller, 46, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to six years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Goeller to 10 years of supervised release following incarceration. Goeller, […]

Child Pornography

Excelsior Springs man sentenced to prison for child pornography

An Excelsior Springs, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court for possessing and attempting to distribute child pornography. Gabriel Valencia, Jr., 27, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to 10 years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 30, 2018, Valencia pleaded guilty to attempting to distribute child pornography over the internet […]

Court News

Prison sentences handed down in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Some defendants received prison sentences, others were placed on probation during Thursday’s session of Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court on April 11, 2019. April Dawn Hanson of Trenton pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. A drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed. She was sentenced to four years with the Department of Corrections. […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

Investigations by Livingston County Sheriff’s Department lead to multiple arrests

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has conducted multiple drug investigations this month. Those investigations included one near U. S. Highway 36 and LIV 255 last Thursday. Sheriff Steve Cox reports a free air search around a vehicle by Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki and further investigation led to the seizure of a methamphetamine smoking […]

Child Porn

Authorities charge man in Daviess County with child porn

The Highway Patrol today announced the arrest of 33-year-old Jay C. Guhlke of Polo for alleged promotion and possession of child pornography. Friday’s arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Division of Drug and Crime Control’s Digital Forensics Investigative Unit. The Patrol was assisted by the Caldwell and Daviess County Sheriff’s Offices. […]

Marijuana

Two Mexican nationals charged in $10 million Daviess County marijuana growing operation

Two Mexican nationals were charged in federal court for their roles in a Daviess County, Mo., marijuana-growing operation where law enforcement officers seized nearly $10 million worth of plants. Sergio Medina-Perez, also known as “Chapo,” 44, and Miguel Pulido-Maldonado, also known as “Mona,” 27, were charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District […]