Arrest

Two in arrest report from Grundy County authorities

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two men on Thursday. Thirty-eight-year-old Joshua Phillips of Excelsior Springs was arrested on failure to obey a judge’s order on a felony charge of non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. His bond is $100,000 cash only. Court documents […]

Crime and Courts

Several waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of circuit court

Waiving preliminary hearings Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court were Andrew Lane Epperson of Laredo, David Clay-Austin Travis of Spickard, James Lewellen, and Ricky Eugene Shoemaker—both of Trenton.  Each was bound over for arraignments September 6th in Division One of the circuit court. Epperson, from a February 1st arrest, faces charges of driving […]

Canine Officer Zaki in Body Armor

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 […]