Court News

Defendants waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of Grundy County court

Several defendants waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on Tuesday with each being bound over to the August 9th docket in Division One. Krensa Kay Williams of Trenton faces four felony counts of stealing including a controlled substance/meth manufacturing material, in two different cases. Bonds were reset at $10,000 cash only […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Cainsville man arrested by Missouri highway patrol was holding woman hostage

A rural Cainsville man has been charged in Putnam County with felonious restraint, armed criminal action, and unlawfully exhibiting a handgun. 35-year old Mark Bottcher of rural cainsville was taken into custody Wednesday night about 15 miles west of Unionville along Highway 136 where a sport utility vehicle had stopped with a flat tire. In […]