Charges Filed

Felony assault charge filed against Chillicothe man who injured police officers

A charge has been filed in Livingston County against a Chillicothe resident who’s accused of creating a disturbance and allegedly injuring two police officers on Saturday evening. Twenty-seven-year-old Robert Michael Contello of 425 Clay Street is charged with a felony of assault in the third-degree special victim. Online court information lists a bond of $25,000 cash. […]

City of Trenton Website

Nuisance officer and downtown buildings dominate Trenton Administrative Committee meeting

Discussion of two topics dominated a meeting last night of the Trenton City Councils’ Administrative Committee. One involved downtown buildings with the other designating one person to handle nuisance violations on behalf of the city. For the last few years, Trenton Police officers have been responsible for investigating nuisances such as tall weeds, automobile parts; […]

School Safety

Audio: Members of Missouri’s delegation to Washington consider school safety legislation

There’s renewed attention to look at gun violence on campus after a gunman killed 10 students at a Texas high school last week. Missouri Republican Congresswoman Vicki Hartzler is sponsoring a bill in Congress to address the issue. She told KOLR-TV that her “Police Officers Protecting Children Act” would allow armed, off-duty or retired officers […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council approves employment of two police officers

The Trenton City Council last night approved employment of two police officers, two ordinances and heard reports from city officials and the Mayor. Assistant Police Chief Rex Ross reported the police personnel committee was recommending the hiring of Jeff Spencer of Trenton and Dana Quader of Columbia as police officers. Prior to voting on their employment, […]

City of Chillicothe

Chillicothe City Council hires police officers, promotes one to Street Supervisor

The Chillicothe City Council hired two police officers and promoted Jeff Gillespie during an executive session Monday night. The council voted four to zero to hire Marshall Meagher and Richard Fletcher, contingent on both of them passing the physical and Fletcher on graduating from the police academy. The council also voted four to zero to […]