Charges Filed

Two from Trenton face charges after arrest by Highway Patrol

Two Trenton residents arrested by the Highway Patrol in Grundy County on Wednesday night, June 15, face charges. Online court information indicates 22-year-old Brittany Nicole Roberts and 20-year-old Jalen Kirk Harper have each been charged with the felonies of tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Harper also faces […]

Child Porn Charges

Brookfield man charged with 33 counts of child pornography pleads “Not Guilty

A Brookfield man charged with 33 counts of felony possession of child pornography, first offense has pleaded not guilty in Division One of Linn County Circuit Court. Forty-four-year-old James Dean Jackson waived formal arraignment, and the case was continued to August 3rd. Jackson has also been charged with two counts of felony sexual exploitation of […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports arrests in Harrison and Caldwell counties

The highway patrol has made arrests in Harrison and Caldwell counties. Thirty-five-year-old Edward Cates of Bethany was arrested Tuesday evening in Harrison County and taken on a 24-hour hold to the law enforcement center in Bethany. The state patrol has accused Cates of felony possession of a controlled substance, listed as methamphetamine; possession of drug […]

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Highway patrol reports the arrest of a Trenton teenager in Livingston County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Trenton resident in Livingston County the night of May 28th on several allegations. Eighteen-year-old Beau Ireland was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and a minor visibly intoxicated. He was also accused of a person under […]

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Patrol reports arrest of man from Chillicothe

The highway patrol reports a Chillicothe resident was arrested early Sunday in Clay County. Forty-three-year-old Jared Vanhorn and accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a weapon, driving while intoxicated, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, exceeding the posted speed limit, and lane and window tinting violations. Vanhorn […]

Zachary Kerns

Man charged in Livingston County with child porn, after almost 5,000 images and videos discovered on computer

An Independence man has been charged in Livingston County with four counts of felony possession of child pornography. Online court information shows no bond is allowed for 33-year-old Zachary Ryan Kerns. A probable cause statement says a search of cloud service URLs on a computer belonging to Kerns using the program Axiom located more than […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol arrest two in Harrison County

Two persons were arrested last night in Harrison County on multiple allegations, including possession of drugs. Thirty-four-year-old Anthony Marshall of Kansas City and 31-year-old Michelle Brown of Belton were taken on 24-hour hold to the Harrison County Law Enforcement Center in Bethany. Marshall has been accused of felony possession of cocaine and marijuana, plus unlawful […]

Child Porn

Brookfield man charged with 33 counts of child porn bound to Division One of Linn County Circuit Court

A case has been bound over to Division One of the Linn County Circuit Court for a Brookfield man charged with 33 counts of felony possession of child pornography—first offense. Forty-four-year-old James Dean Jackson waived a preliminary hearing on May 6th. He is to appear for an arraignment in Division One on June 8th. Jackson […]

Charges Filed

Polo man facing multiple charges after fleeing from the scene of a crash

A Polo man faces multiple felonies after he allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident last week. Thirty-three-year-old Justin Arthur Martin has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license—third and subsequent offense, and resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing. He also faces the […]

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Powersville man facing multiple allegations after arrest on Sunday

A resident of Powersville faces multiple accusations following his arrest Sunday afternoon in Putnam County. Forty-year-old Anthony Pearson was taken on a 24-hour hold to the Putnam County Jail. The highway patrol has accused Pearson of felony possession of methamphetamine and felony endangering the welfare of a child. Pearson also is accused of unlawful possession […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports arrest of Trenton man on multiple allegations; two others arrested on probation violation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man on April 15th on multiple allegations. Thirty-six-year-old Edwin Floyd Gordy IV has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and the misdemeanors of possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia—prior drug offense, and operate […]

Division One of Circuit Court

Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court news for April 16, 2021

Probation was revoked and a sentence imposed for one defendant, two others changed their pleas to guilty during Thursday’s session for Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. After Thomas Blake Dalton of Galt admitted to probation violations, Circuit Court Judge Thomas Alley sentenced Dalton to a previously imposed prison sentence. In November of […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports arrest of five area individuals

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of several area residents in the last couple of days. Forty-year-old Lori Ann Pennington of Trenton was arrested April 14th on felony driving while intoxicated—aggravated and misdemeanor driving while revoked or suspended—second or third offense. Bond is $5,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the Associate […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two from Trenton

The Highway Patrol Wednesday night arrested two Trenton residents in Grundy County. Thirty-six-year-old Edwin Gordy of Trenton has been accused of driving while revoked, possession of a controlled substance listed as methamphetamine, marijuana possession, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Gordy also was accused of failure to display license plates and no proof of insurance […]

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Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two on drug-related allegations

Residents of Chillicothe and San Antonio, Texas were arrested Tuesday night on several drug-related allegations in Caldwell and Mercer counties. Nineteen-year-old Ashley Mast of Chillicothe has been accused of felony possession of a controlled substance listed as heroin, methamphetamine, and prescription pills. She’s also accused of misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Mast was […]

Drug Bust

Vehicle stop leads to arrest of three on alleged drug violations

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a vehicle stop on Highway 65 for an equipment violation led to the arrest of three individuals for alleged drug violations. Online court information shows 63-year-old Daniel Leroy Walker of Bedford, 38-year-old Dawn Rachelle King of Hale, and 40-year-old Sasha Campos of Hale have each been charged with felony […]

Division One of Circuit Court

Judge Thomas Alley hands down prison time in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Three people were sentenced to prison during Division One proceedings in Grundy County Circuit Court on Thursday. Trenton resident Vance Allan Gannon pleaded guilty to three counts and had one dismissed. Gannon was sentenced to five years with the department of corrections for resisting arrest, detention or stop by fleeing creating a substantial risk to […]