Court News

Two go before judge in Grundy County court

Trenton resident William Nicholas Griffin has pleaded guilty to amended charge of second-degree harassment in a misdemeanor case stemming from last July. A court-approved plea agreement resulted in Griffin being fined $100, ordered to contribute $300 to the Grundy County Law Enforcement Fund, and pay the court costs. The money is to come from the cash […]

Arrest

Grundy County Sheriff reports two arrests on Wednesday

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals on Wednesday. Forty-six-year-old Adam Peter Bentz of Nixa has been charged with felony non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. Bond is $10,000 cash only. Court documents accuse Bentz of failing to provide adequate food, clothing, lodging, […]

Gavel and Law book

Trenton woman placed on probation

A Trenton resident was placed on probation when she appeared earlier this week in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Janette Raymo pleaded guilty when the prosecutor amended a charge to a misdemeanor of failure to return rented personal property. The court followed a plea agreement and suspended imposition of sentence, placing her […]

Guilty Plea

Carrollton man pleads guilty to two counts of manslaughter

A Carrollton man pleaded guilty in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court Wednesday to two felony counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter stemming from an automobile accident in December 2017. Online court information shows a plea agreement was involved in the case for Blake Wilson, and the court ordered a sentencing assessment report. The case […]

Guilty Plea

Trenton woman pleads guilty to stealing

In Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, a Trenton woman, Ellen Stevenson, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor stealing. Imposition of her sentence was suspended and she was placed on probation for two years. Among conditions, Ms. Stevenson is to complete 20-hours of community service, pay restitution of $10,165.71, donate $300 to […]