Crime and Courts

Court report from the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Preliminary hearings were waived Tuesday, September 24, 2019, among the cases processed in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Two defendants, Mac Rakes and Judith Hawkins of rural Trenton, were bound over to the October 10th docket in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Both face two felony counts stemming from […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Two from Trenton arrested on child endangerment and drug-related allegations

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of two Trenton residents on Thursday on child endangerment and drug-related charges. Sixty-one-year-old Mac Rakes has been charged with the felonies of endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk—first degree—first offense—no sexual contact and delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Judge Jack Peace has a busy day in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Twenty Four year-old Brandy Purscell of Trenton withdrew a prior plea and pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Ms. Purscell was sentenced to seven years in prison, to run concurrently with a Livingston County case. Judge Jack Peace retains jurisdiction for 120 days. Ms. Purscell is to be put in institutional treatment. Forty eight […]