Court News

Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court has busy docket on Tuesday

Among cases Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, Kyley Culbertson of Trenton pleaded guilty to hindering prosecution stemming from October 26th. On a plea agreement, Culbertson was sentenced to 60 days in the detention center with the execution of the sentence suspended by the court in favor of two years probation. […]

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Spickard man injured after striking truck west of Galt

The Highway Patrol reports a Spickard man sustained moderate injuries when the car he drove struck a pickup truck that slowed for animals in the road three miles west of Galt on Friday night. Emergency medical services transported 65-year-old Randall Dell to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. Pickup driver 50-year-old Edmundo Garrido-Camona of Kingston, Illinois […]

Charges Filed

Drug charges filed in Grundy County on 38-year-old woman

Drug charges have been filed in Grundy County Circuit Court for a woman arrested late Friday night by the Highway Patrol. Thirty-eight-year-old Melissa Brill faces two counts of possession of a controlled substance including methamphetamine and hydrocodone. There’s also one count of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, described as a glass smoking pipe. Bond on […]

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Patrol reports arrest of Jamesport man, Galt woman

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two area residents Friday night on various allegations. Thirty-eight-year-old Melissa Brill of Galt was arrested in Grundy County and accused of two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, felony unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and the misdemeanors of driving while revoked, no insurance, failure to have […]

Gavel and Law book

Galt woman facing drug charges waives preliminary hearing

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court in Trenton this week a Galt resident, Christi Sims, waived a preliminary hearing and had her cases bound over to the October 10, 2019 docket for Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Sims faces charges from July 5th of possession of a controlled substance/synthetic […]

Trenton Water Treatment Plant

Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant to make temporary changes to water disinfection

Beginning September 30, 2019, the Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant will begin utilizing free chlorine, or a free chlorine conversion, in its water system. This procedure entails feeding free chlorine, instead of chloramines (chlorine combined with ammonia), as the disinfectant into the water leaving the Water Treatment Plant. This will affect customers of Trenton […]

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Vehicle leaves the scene of the crash after striking Galt teenager’s vehicle

A Galt teenager sustained injuries when the car she drove was reportedly struck by another vehicle two miles west of Galt on Friday morning. The Patrol reports an ambulance transported 18-year-old Danielle Whitcher to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton with minor injuries. The car traveled west on Highway 6 before it was allegedly struck in […]

Crime and Courts

Thursday session of Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court reports busy docket

A Galt resident was sentenced to prison when he appeared Thursday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Terry Michael Delauder pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance from June 27th. He also admitted to violations of previous probation and on the drug charge, was sentenced to six years with the Department of […]