Dustin Lee Ritchie

Livingston County authorities arrest man found hiding in clothes dryer

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department officers were dispatched to Utica on Tuesday afternoon conducting a fugitive investigation that ended with the arrest of a man that the sheriff says was found, attempting to hide, inside a clothes dryer. Thirty-five-year-old Dustin Lee Ritchie was arrested on a Livingston County warrant for alleged trespassing in the first degree. Sheriff […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Troopers arrest three in DeKalb County on Friday morning

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three Saint Joseph residents in DeKalb County, at the same time, overnight (Friday 12:46 am) each on alleged allegations of receiving stolen property. Thirty-year-old Allen McCarthy has been charged with felony resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing. The Patrol also accused him of no valid license, exceeding […]

Arrest

Two from Polo arrested in Caldwell County

Two people from Polo were arrested Monday afternoon in Caldwell County. Taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center were 36-year-old Corey Carr and 31-year-old Amanda Houghman. The highway patrol reports Corey Carr is facing potential charges that include felony resisting arrest, felony property damage, and a probation and parole felony warrant alleging violations. Carr also […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton man arrested on stealing and identity theft allegations

Trenton police on Saturday arrested a Trenton man following an investigation that involved alleged stealing and identity theft. Thirty-four-year-old Justin Wayne Stephenson is to appear May 14th in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Bond on the felony counts has been set at $15,000 cash. Stephenson is accused of appropriating currency of at least […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrests two in Livingston County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two Saint Joseph men in Livingston County on Wednesday night. Forty-four-year-old Corey Barron was arrested on felony probation and parole warrant for possession of a controlled substance, a Buchanan County misdemeanor warrant for a traffic offense, and a Saint Joseph Police Department misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear […]

Prison fence

Missouri Parole-Reform Lawsuit moves forward as a class action

A class-action lawsuit seeking major reforms of Missouri’s parole system just got the go-ahead from a federal judge in St. Louis. The case, Gasca vs. Precythe, alleges that the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole violates people’s due-process rights by not sufficiently educating them about their right to a hearing, and not screening them quickly or […]

Charges Filed

Names released, charges filed in case involving assault on Trenton police officer

Charges have been filed and names released on the two persons arrested Saturday following an assault of a police officer in Trenton and subsequent high-speed pursuit east of Trenton. Thirty-year-old Duane Lee Shiner of Lexington faces five felony counts in addition to a probation and parole violation warrant. Twenty-three-year-old Katie Lynn Corum of Trenton was […]