Charges Filed

Chillicothe man charged with felony DWI in Grundy County

A felony charge has been filed in Grundy County accusing a Chillicothe man of driving while intoxicated Friday night.  Court information indicates he has three previous convictions for driving while intoxicated. Bond for 48-year-old Shawn Stewart Howell is $2,500 cash pending an appearance Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The warrant […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Vehicle stop in Livingston County results in arrest; driver had outstanding warrant

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a vehicle stop near Utica Saturday evening led to the arrest of a Saint Joseph woman on a Macon County warrant for an alleged probation violation on driving while revoked or suspended and driving while intoxicated. Forty-six-year-old Jill Brown’s bond was set at $20,000, and she was transferred to […]

Court News

Judge Thomas Alley hands down suspended prison sentences in Division One of Grundy County court

Several defendants pleaded guilty and had judgments rendered Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Rural Trenton resident Mac Lewis Rakes pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid. Rakes was sentenced by Judge Thomas Alley to 10 years with the Department of Corrections. Execution of the sentence was […]

Riak Deng Mugshot

Traffic stop in Livingston County results in dangerously drunk driver being arrested

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop for speeding resulted in the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man for allegedly driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked or suspended, and other traffic violations. Online court information shows 35-year-old Riak Deng has been charged with felony DWI—aggravated.  Bond was set at $25,000 cash only, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports two arrests

The Highway Patrol has arrested two individuals in the area on allegations of driving while intoxicated. Fifty-six-year-old Murray Walker of Blue Springs was arrested in Linn County Friday night. The Patrol accused him of felony DWI—aggravated offender as well as a lane violation. He was transported to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office and released. Thirty-seven-year-old […]

DWI Arrest

Highway patrol arrests South Dakota man in Grundy County on felony DWI charges

A Hot Springs man, whom authorities say has four drunk driving convictions in South Dakota during a ten year period, was arrested Friday night while traveling Highway 65 in Grundy County. 60-year-old David Wayne Owen is held at the Grundy County Detention Center on a 25 thousand dollar cash only bond. He faces felony charges […]