William Derek Williams

Former Cameron High School teacher charged with child sex crimes waves formal arraignment

A former Cameron High School teacher charged with felonies allegedly involving children waived formal arraignment in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty. Online court information shows William Derek Williams’s case was continued to February 7th at 9 am for a plea/trial setting. Williams has been charged with three counts […]

Not Guilty Plea

Hamilton man accused of child molestation pleads not guilty

A Hamilton man accused of molesting a child over the course of several years waived a formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Caldwell County Circuit Court Division One Monday afternoon. Forty-five-year-old Jamey Keith Stone has been charged with three felonies: first-degree child molestation, second-degree statutory sodomy, and first-degree sexual misconduct involving […]

Child Abuse

Lawson man faces 11 counts of felony child abuse

A Lawson man has been charged with restraining his ex-girlfriend’s son and his daughters with zip ties and keeping them in cardboard boxes overnight on multiple occasions. Thirty-two-year-old Gary Wyant pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to 11 felony counts of child abuse and two counts of evidence tampering. He was released on bond. Online court […]

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 […]

Gavel and Law book

Green City man arraigned on multiple charges

An arraignment was held in Adair County Friday for a Green City man who was the subject of a pursuit and manhunt in July and August. Online court information shows 35-year-old Troy Franklin faces a felony charge of resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony. Franklin entered a plea of not guilty on […]