Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton man arrested on child molestation/child endangerment allegations

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton man Sunday on allegations of child molestation and child endangerment. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 53-year-old Tony Augustus Stanley has been charged with the felonies of fourth-degree child molestation, a child less than 17 years of age and offender greater than four years older and first degree […]

Right To Work

Audio: Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Discusses August Right-to-Work Referendum

(Missourinet) – For the first time in more than 36 years, Missourians will be casting ballots on what’s known as a referendum. The right-to-work referendum will appear on your August 7th statewide ballot. A referendum involves a bill approved by the Missouri Legislature, which in this case is a 2017 right-to-work bill. Labor unions were […]

Putnam County Memorial Hospital

State Auditor Nicole Galloway issues follow-up report on Putnam County Memorial Hospital billing scheme

State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued a follow-up report of Putnam County Memorial Hospital in northern Missouri. Her report last year uncovered $90 million in inappropriate lab billings. The findings of the audit were covered by national news outlets and resulted in calls for a federal investigation into hospital billing schemes. “Our audit revealed a […]

Healthcare Graphic

McCaskill, Hawley spar over preexisting conditions in health care coverage

Missouri’s Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill continues to attack Republican state Attorney General Josh Hawley over healthcare. Hawley joined a 20-state coalition of attorneys general in February challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. McCaskill says the move means Hawley is threatening the healthcare of those with preexisting conditions.     Hawley has said […]

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Trenton man facing multiple charges of statutory rape and incest in Livingston County

A rural Trenton resident, recently released from jail on a percentage bond, is to be in circuit court next month in Chillicothe. Thirty-eight-year-old Dustin Lee Hall was a Chillicothe resident when he was arrested and charged with two counts each of statutory rape and incest. Online court information shows Chillicothe Police investigated the incidents that […]

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Chillicothe teen charged with felony first-degree assault appears in court

A 16-year-old from Chillicothe certified as an adult to face a felony charge stemming from an incident in February appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Thursday. Matthew Ryan Miller has been charged with first-degree assault or attempt—serious physical injury or special victim. Online court information shows a motion to modify bond conditions was sustained. Miller […]

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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 […]

Run For Office

Candidate filing for August primary begins Tuesday

Candidate filing begins Tuesday, February 27, 2018, subject to the August Primary Election in Missouri. Area courthouses will be the location for candidates to file if they are seeking a county-wide office. For Grundy County, this includes the offices of presiding commissioner, county clerk, associate circuit court judge, clerk of the circuit court/recorder of deeds, […]

Crime

Man who stole Grundy County ambulance faces additional charges

Additional charges have been filed in Grundy County against 37-year-old Bobby Morgans the second of Trenton who was arrested following the theft of a Grundy County ambulance on Tuesday, February 20th. Authorities have accused Morgans of two counts of second-degree burglary and one count of tampering with a motor vehicle last Tuesday. Documents were filed […]