Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton woman arrested on drug-related felony charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton woman Monday on drug-related felony charges. Thirty-year-old Kelsey Lea McCaughey has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, amphetamine or methamphetamine. Bond is $2,500 cash only, and […]

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Arizona man pleads guilty in Missouri to distributing more than 165 pounds of methamphetamine

An Arizona man has pleaded guilty in federal court to distributing large quantities of methamphetamine in Taney County, Missouri. Darcell M. Mills, 41, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush on Friday, March 13, to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. On Jan. 14, 2019, law enforcement received information that Mills had […]

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17 defendants indicted for $10 million conspiracy to distribute 1,000 kilos of methamphetamine

A total of 17 defendants, primarily from the Kansas City metropolitan area, have been indicted for their roles in a nearly $10 million conspiracy to distribute almost 1,000 kilograms of methamphetamine. Fahrudin F. Fejzic, also known as “Frank,” 48, Steven M. Lyons, also known as “Pops,” 60, Shelly Marie Exton, 38, Mary L. Corona, 38, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports the arrest of two over the weekend

The patrol reports an Independence man, 21-year0old Sonny Stanley, was arrested early Sunday in Clinton County and accused of felony counts of possessing marijuana and a controlled substance. Stanley also was accused of possession of drug paraphernalia and exceeding the posted speed limit. He was taken to the Clinton County sheriff’s office. A Cameron resident, […]

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Missouri man sentenced to 10-years in prison without parole for conspiracy to distribute meth

A Lee’s Summit, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Joshua Hardin, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to 10 years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 25, 2019, Hardin pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine from […]

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Missouri man pleads guilty to distributing meth he received in the mail

A Nixa, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court for distributing methamphetamine he received in the mail from California. Jerry D. Thornton, 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Thornton admitted that he received multiple pounds of methamphetamine through the mail from […]

Motorcycle Police Chase or Pursuit

Motorcycle pursuit ends with arrest of two; authorities seize bike with paperwork to be filed for forfeiture

An investigation into a motorcycle allegedly fleeing from law enforcement in Caldwell and Livingston County has led to two arrests. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports the motorcycle driver and owner was identified as 35-year-old Shaun Allen Mindham of Blue Springs. Mindham had an outstanding arrest warrant from Johnson County on felony possession of a […]

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Patrol busy on Friday night with 4 arrests

The Highway Patrol arrested several individuals in the area on Friday night on various allegations. Twenty-eight-year-old Shane Robbins of Unionville and 20-year-old Brandon McCanels of Moravia, Iowa were arrested in Putnam County. They were accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Robbins was also accused of failure to […]

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Bevier man released on bond arrested 24-hours later for violating probation

A Bevier man released from the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail Wednesday on a release on his own recognizance bond was taken back into custody Thursday. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox says 40-year-old William Deonte’ Cooper reportedly met with his bond supervision caseworker on Thursday who discovered Cooper allegedly violated his bond conditions since being released. The […]

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Mexican national illegally entered the United States six times, sentenced to 6 years for drug-trafficking, illegal firearm

A Mexican national in Kansas City, Missouri, has been sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to distribute marijuana, illegally possessing a firearm, and illegally entering the United States for the sixth time. Uriel L. Martinez, 24, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough on Wednesday, Feb. 26, to six […]

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Suspect surrenders after officers prepare to send in K-9 Zaki

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a fugitive on the run since January 28th surrendered Sunday after Deputy Leadbetter explained K-9 Zaki would search a home on Jennifer Lane in Chillicothe for the fugitive. Officers initially announced their presence without any response from anyone in the home, but 36-year-old Jeffery Gordon Davenport of Chillicothe reportedly […]