Arrest

Trenton woman arrested on multiple charges

The Grundy County Sheriff reports one area resident was arrested Monday on multiple charges while another turned himself in. Fifty-seven-year-old Kathy Jean Stratton of Trenton has been charged with four misdemeanors: peace disturbance, first offense, first-degree trespassing, resisting or interfering with an arrest, detention, or stop and operating a vehicle on a highway without a […]

Guilty Plea

Former executive at Preferred Family Healthcare pleads guilty to concealment of $30M embezzlement scheme

A former executive of a Springfield, Mo., charity pleaded guilty in federal court to misprision (the deliberate concealment of one’s knowledge of a treasonable act or a felony.) of a felony in connection with the concealment of a multi-million-dollar scheme by which other charity executives embezzled and diverted millions of dollars from the Springfield nonprofit […]

Pedestrian sign and police lights

Pedestrian working on shoulder of Highway 65 struck by garbage truck

The Highway Patrol reports a Quincy man sustained minor injuries when a garbage truck’s mirror struck him in Carroll County Wednesday afternoon. Forty-three-year-old Jason Dull was a pedestrian working near the shoulder of Highway 65 when the southbound garbage truck reportedly did not move over for workers.  That’s when the truck’s passenger’s side mirror struck […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police respond to call of individual threatening self-harm

Officers with the Chillicothe Police Department responded to the 400 block of Clay Street Saturday evening on a report of a person creating a disturbance and threatening to harm himself. Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reports that upon officers arrival, the subject became resistive and was accused of assaulting two officers who received minor injuries.  The […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports the arrest of six area residents

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of six area residents. The Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old Justin Lee Kleihauer of Trenton Thursday on felony charges of delivery of 35 grams or less of marijuana, forgery, and possession of a controlled substance. The Trenton Police Department also arrested Kleihauer on misdemeanor charges of driving while […]

ATV Accident

Four injured in Sunday four-wheeler/UTV crash

Four were injured, including one seriously, when a four-wheeler and a utility terrain vehicle collided Sunday afternoon at a rural intersection nine miles northwest of Chillicothe. Flown by medical helicopter (LifeFlight Eagle) to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City was 61-year-old Orville D. Curtis of Chillicothe, the operator of the UTV. His son, 36-year-old Orville […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]