Auto Theft or Stolen Vehicle

Chillicothe police arrest fleeing suspect involving auto theft

One person is being held in custody following a Chillicothe Police investigation involving an alleged stolen vehicle. At 1:30 Monday morning, (October, 14) Chillicothe Police began an investigation of a vehicle taken from the 300 block of Elm Street. Police said a suspect allegedly had multiple felony warrants and was described as armed and dangerous. […]

Charges Filed

Drug charges filed in Grundy County on 38-year-old woman

Drug charges have been filed in Grundy County Circuit Court for a woman arrested late Friday night by the Highway Patrol. Thirty-eight-year-old Melissa Brill faces two counts of possession of a controlled substance including methamphetamine and hydrocodone. There’s also one count of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, described as a glass smoking pipe. Bond on […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Patrol reports arrest of Jamesport man, Galt woman

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two area residents Friday night on various allegations. Thirty-eight-year-old Melissa Brill of Galt was arrested in Grundy County and accused of two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, felony unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and the misdemeanors of driving while revoked, no insurance, failure to have […]

Crime and Courts

A busy day for Tuesday session of the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Preliminary hearings were waived by five defendants during Tuesday’s session in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Tonya Arlene Baumgartner of rural Spickard is charged with felony driving while intoxicated involving serious physical injury as well as failure to drive on the right half of the road and no proof of insurance […]

Kenneth Wykert

Maysville man appears in court on charges of murder and corpse abandonment

A Maysville man appeared in the Associate Division of DeKalb County Circuit Court this week on felony charges of second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse. Kenneth Wykert’s case was bound over to Division One with an arraignment scheduled for October 22, 2019. Wykert was previously identified as the boyfriend of 23-year-old Leah Dawson of […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Unionville man arrested on drug and firearm allegations

The highway patrol reports a Unionville man was arrested early Sunday in Putnam County, Twenty-six-year-old Jacob Wolfe was accused on felony counts of delivering methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a firearm. He also was accused of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated/drugs, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Wolfe was transported to the Putnam County Jail.

Charges Dismissed

Charges dismissed against Cainsville man in Grundy County court

Two drug-related felony charges were dismissed for a Cainsville man in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Charges were dismissed against Bartholomew Hazen for possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia—amphetamine or methamphetamine. The charges were from October 2018. Hazen’s […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 16-Years for illegally possessing a firearm

 A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm. Alexander Monday Coleman, 48, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 16 years in federal prison without parole. Coleman was sentenced as an armed career offender due to his prior felony convictions.  On Nov. 13, 2018, Coleman pleaded guilty […]

Murder

Trial for Maysville man accused of murder to be held in Caldwell County

A Maysville man charged with the felonies of second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse in DeKalb County will have a jury trial in Caldwell County on another felony charge. Kenneth Wykert was previously identified as the boyfriend of 23-year-old Leah Dawson of Maysville who went missing June 5th and whose remains were found June […]

Crime and Courts

Thursday session of Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court reports busy docket

A Galt resident was sentenced to prison when he appeared Thursday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Terry Michael Delauder pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance from June 27th. He also admitted to violations of previous probation and on the drug charge, was sentenced to six years with the Department of […]