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Crash on 9th Street in Trenton injures Galt teenager

The Trenton Police Department reports a Galt resident sustained minor injuries in a two-car accident the afternoon of Monday, June 29th. An ambulance transported 17-year old Brian White to Wright Memorial Hospital with injuries including a cut on his forehead. No injuries were reported for the other driver, 77-year-old Lowell Dean Anderson of Trenton. The […]

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Missouri man sentenced to 27 years in prison for trafficking meth with children present in the home

A Monett, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for trafficking methamphetamine at a home with children present. Victor M. De Santiago, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 27 years and four months in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 21, 2019, De Santiago pleaded guilty to one count of […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 25 years for meth trafficking, illegal firearms

 A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for methamphetamine trafficking and illegally possessing numerous firearms. Timothy Brian Schutten, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 25 years in federal prison without parole. On Aug. 8, 2019, Schutten pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and to […]

Sex Offender

Missouri sex offender sentenced to 33 years in prison after impregnating 14-year-old victim

 A prior sex offender in Carthage, Missouri, who impregnated a 14-year-old victim, was sentenced in federal court for the sexual exploitation of a child. Victor Alfonso Vasquez, 33, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 33 years and nine months in federal prison without parole. On Dec. 16, 2019, Vasquez pleaded guilty […]

Fatal Fire

Kirksville man dies in fire on West Elizabeth Street

One Kirksville man died as a result of a structure fire in the 500 block of West Elizabeth in Kirksville on the morning of Tuesday, June 23rd. Investigators identified the deceased as 66-year-old Dennis Baker. His stepfather, 81-year-old Randall Cary of Kirksville, was transported by helicopter to a hospital in Columbia for medical attention. The […]

Nuisance

Trenton Police Department reports 74 nuisance incidents filed in 2020

The Trenton Police Department reports 74 total nuisance incidents had been filed this year through Friday, June 19th. The biggest number of violations involved grass and weeds with 40. There were 15 involving trash and debris, 10 for open storage of a disabled vehicle, and nine for unregistered vehicle. The summary indicates 24 nuisance incidents […]