Nicholas and Justin Diemel

Human remains discovered in Nebraska livestock trailer may be Diemel brothers

Media reports from Nebraska sources indicate a livestock trailer that a rancher reported purchased in Missouri may be connected to the deaths of the Diemel brothers from Wisconsin. A report from the Lincoln County, Nebraska Sheriff’s Department said human remains were found in the trailer. The rancher had contacted law enforcement after he opened a […]

Child Porn

Plattsburg man arrested For child pornography

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the arrest of Andrew M. Kennedy, 26, of Plattsburg, Missouri, on Friday, November 15, 2019, for possession of child pornography. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Division of Drug and Crime Control’s Digital Forensics Investigative Unit, […]

Zachary Mohr

Audio: Moberly man arrested in child abuse case where he struck child with toolbox and cell phone

A baby girl in Moberly has life-threatening injuries in a case of possible child abuse. Police were originally notified of the case around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday after the child had to be flown by helicopter from Moberly Regional Medical Center to St. Louis Children’s Hospital. The child was listed as critical and had “obvious […]

Twenty defendants charged with distributing heroin/fentanyl in Missouri

Twenty defendants have been charged in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Many of the defendants were arrested in a coordinated law enforcement sweep that began Thursday, November 14 and continued into the weekend, after five criminal complaints were filed under seal on […]

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Voter registration cards for Grundy County are “in the mail”

Grundy County is mailing voter registration cards. Clerk Betty Spickard reports this is required every two years by state statute. Spickard noted if registered voters do not receive their new cards by December 2nd, contact the County Clerk’s office which is on the second floor of the courthouse in Trenton. Approximately six thousand cards have […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton businesses pass alcohol compliance check with zero failures

Trenton Police and the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force conducted alcohol retail outlet compliance checks in Trenton on Saturday, November 16. Chief Rex Ross announces the underage person, working on behalf of the task force, was not able to complete any purchases at dozen retail establishments and bars in Trenton. The Task Force provides the […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Man who shot Trenton police officer has case moved to Livingston County

The felony case against 39-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin of Trenton has been moved on a change of venue to the Livingston County Circuit Court. Griffin is charged with first-degree assault causing serious physical injury to Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab. He’s also charged with unlawful use of a weapon for shooting at a person inside […]

Drug Trafficking

Additional charges filed against former Kansas City Chiefs player, more defendants in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Additional charges have been filed against a former Kansas City Chiefs football player and eight co-defendants for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that operated primarily in Eastern Jackson County. Saousoalii P. Siavii Jr., also known as “Junior,” 41, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a nine-count superseding indictment returned under seal by a federal […]

Deadly Crash

One dead, one injured in 4-vehicle crash near Carrollton

A Hannibal man died and a Pittsfield, Illinois woman sustained moderate injuries as the result of a chain-reaction crash involving four vehicles near Carrollton on Friday afternoon. The body of 57-year-old Bradley Griggs was transported to Frontier Forensics. He was pronounced dead on the scene by Carroll County Chief Deputy Erik Dempsey about five minutes […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education approves property and liability insurance cost

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education this week approved insurance to be provided by the Missouri United School Insurance Council for 2020. Superintendent Phil Fox reports the property and liability insurance will cost $36,206, which is up about $650 from 2019. Updates were approved to the District Wellness Plan involving personnel changes. The board […]