Prison Sentence

Cameron man sentenced to 18-years in prison for conspiracy to distribute meth

A Cameron, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court on Monday for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  Benjamin W. Clark, 27, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to 18 years in federal prison without parole. On Feb. 4, 2019, Clark pleaded guilty to participating in a drug-trafficking conspiracy. Co-defendants […]

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Trenton City Council hashes out financing of sewer system improvements, approves ordinances

Financing sewer system improvements at Trenton will now be divided into two loan documents rather than one. That was the advice delivered last night to the Trenton City Council by Toni Stegeman of the Gilmore and Bell law firm. But she pointed out the city will still get a favorable interest rate of three point […]

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14 southern Missouri residents indicted for meth conspiracy and illegal firearms

Fourteen southern Missouri residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene County, Missouri, and elsewhere. Five of the defendants were also charged with illegally possessing firearms. Cheyenne W. Conn, 43, and Johnathon W. Arnold, also known as Jonathan, 38, both of Everton, Missouri; […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 25 years for drug trafficking that led to kidnapping, torture

Two men have been sentenced in federal court this week for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that led to the kidnapping and torture of an Independence, Missouri, man. Gerald L. Holmes, also known as “Jerry” or “Joker,” 27, and Richard M. Phoenix, also known as “Snake,” 77, were sentenced in separate appearances before U.S. […]

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Rainfall in Trenton during May, 2019 is the most recorded in nearly 26-years

The weather summary for May in Trenton shows rainfall was more than double of what’s normal for the month with measurable precipitation on 22 of the 31 days. One daily rainfall record was established and there was a record high temperature, however, high temperatures overall were cooler than normal with lows averaging near normal. The […]

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Chillicothe Police Chief reports “busy and dangerous week” for CPD officers

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples describes last week as a “busy” and “dangerous week” at the police department with several individuals arrested on various allegations. Among those arrested was a 46-year-old male on possession of methamphetamine after officers responded to the 200 block of Virginia Avenue May 19th in reference to a man pointing a […]