Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

Manslaughter

Teenager withdraws not guilty plea, changes plea to guilty in manslaughter case in Mercer County

A Mercer teen has pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from an accident last year that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Court information indicates 17-year-old Elijah Mandich entered a plea of guilty in Mercer County to first-degree involuntary manslaughter and damage to jail property.  Mandich was remanded to the custody of the Mercer County […]

Crime and Courts

Elijah Mandich makes court appearance in Princeton

Among cases processed in the Mercer County Circuit Court in Princeton, a trial date has been set for 17-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton who faces an involuntary manslaughter charge due to an accident last October. Mandich appeared yesterday before Circuit Court Judge Jack Peace who scheduled a trial for January 8th and 9th of […]

Manslaughter

Princeton teen makes Division One court appearance on manslaughter charge

A Princeton teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an accident last October 8th that claimed the life of Lineville resident Saige Boswell. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Wednesday in Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the first-degree.  The defendant’s request to modify the cash bond […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Princeton teen waives preliminary hearing on charge of involuntary manslaughter

A Princeton teenager has waived a preliminary hearing in Mercer County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an accident last October that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Tuesday before Mercer County Associate Judge Matthew Krohn. The case, with a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter in the […]