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Two from Trenton hurt in crash on Highway 65; third Trenton man cited for failing to drive on right half of roadway

The Trenton Police Department reports two Trenton residents sustained injuries when a pickup truck sideswiped a car on Highway 65 Monday morning, January 11, while another Trenton resident received a citation. Emergency medical services transported car driver 58-year-old Ronald Lee Seward and passenger 37-year-old Russell Duane Ellis to Wright Memorial Hospital. Pickup driver 26-year-old Garrett […]

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No injuries reported in crash at 9th and Oklahoma in Trenton; one driver cited for failing to obey a traffic light

Emergency medical services evaluated one Trenton resident, and another was cited after a two-vehicle accident on the afternoon of December 29th. Trenton Police Lieutenant Larry Smith says 44-year-old Nichole Jean Hyer refused transport for medical attention and reported no injuries at the scene. No injuries were reported for the other driver, 19-year-old Jordin Paige Miller. […]

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18-wheeler overturns in entrance to Landes Oil on 28th Street

The Trenton Police Department has released additional information about the tractor-trailer truck overturning into the ditch near Landes Oil Amoco on December 28th. Lieutenant Larry Smith reports the truck with one unit was unoccupied at the time it overturned. Aaron Bunnell was identified as the operator prior to parking it. Bunnell advised he parked the […]

Shop With a Cop

Trenton Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” program to ensure 11 children have a Merry Christmas

The Trenton Police Department will help 11 children during this year’s Shop with A Cop. Assistant Police Chief Lieutenant Larry Smith reports wish lists were obtained from the Department of Family Services Children’s Division, and shopping was done online due to the pandemic. Multiple employees helped with purchasing gifts and will help deliver them. Deliveries […]

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North Central Missouri College Criminal Justice students visit Trenton Police Department

North Central Missouri College Criminal Justice students recently obtained hands-on learning by visiting the Trenton Police Department and observing the communications center. During their visit, students were given a tour of the facility by Lieutenant Larry Smith, Assistant Chief of Police, and learned how the department operates. “We appreciate the Trenton Police Department for allowing […]

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Trenton man ordered to pay over $3K in incident that damaged parked car and lawn

A Trenton man has received a suspended sentence for his involvement in an accident last month that damaged a parked vehicle and a nearby yard in the northeast part of Trenton. Forty-nine-year-old Mark William Trump of Trenton has pleaded guilty to three misdemeanors including two counts of property damage in the second degree and one […]

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Trenton Police Department accepting donations for annual “Shop with a Cop” event

The Trenton Police Department is accepting donations for its Sixth Annual Shop with a Cop event. The police department reports the program allows children an opportunity to have a positive interaction with law enforcement officers and allows the police to assist children in their time of need during the Christmas season. Donations from businesses, organizations, […]

Military Veterans

Audio: Highway 5 to narrow for motorcade returning Navy Seaman 2nd Class Harold Lloyd’s remains to Laclede

Highway 5 will be narrowed on Wednesday, October 10th for the motorcade to return the remains of World War II Navy Seaman 2nd Class Harold Lloyd to his final resting place in Laclede. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close the southbound lane of Route 5 from U.S. Route 36 to just north […]

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Trenton City Council holds heated discussion on electric rates, ends in vote to reduce rates by 5%

The Trenton City Council last night voted to authorize a 5% reduction in electric rates effective with the bills received in November, and the council ultimately voted to have an electric rate study done, but not until after the Mayor vetoed two separate motions. Last week, the utility committee advanced discussion on having a three-month […]

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Independence man arrested on multitude of charges by Trenton Police Department

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two men since Tuesday. The Trenton Police Department arrested 33-year-old Joshua Ryan Lusk of Independence Tuesday on four felony charges: possession of burglary tools, second degree tampering with a motor vehicle (prior conviction/finding of guilt), resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony, and attempted […]

4 at Trenton Police Department receive Distinguished Service Medal

Chief Tommy Wright of the Trenton Police Department has awarded the Trenton Police Department 2nd highest honor, the Distinguished Service Medal, to Officers Jennifer Plummer, Tyler Anderson, Detective Gerald Smith, and Sgt. Larry Smith. “It is with great pride and admiration that I commend Sgt Larry Smith, Detective Gerald Smith, Officer Jennifer Plummer, and Officer […]

Sergeant Larry Smith awarded Service Integrity Leadership award for July at Trenton Police Department

Chief Tommy Wright of the Trenton Police Department has awarded the July 2016, Service Integrity Leadership Award to Sgt. Larry Smith. Sergeant Smith is recognized by his peer, Supervisor Carolyn Hoffman, for his hard work and dedication to the community of Trenton, the Trenton Police Department, his peers, and his subordinates. Sergeant Smith was nominated […]