Crime and Courts

Judge hands down prison sentences and probation in Division One of Grundy County court

Several cases were processed yesterday in division one of Grundy County circuit court some involving prison sentences while others received probation. Alfred Demond Green of Trenton pleaded guilty to charges of leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage as well as damage done to jail property. Green was sentenced to three years in […]

Drug busted

Grundy County Sheriff: 3 face drug/theft charges in Trenton

A former Mercer resident, 41-year-old Ricky Shoemaker of Trenton, and a 52-year old Trenton resident, Michelle Curtis, each has been charged in Grundy County with possessing methamphetamine and concealing a small plastic baggie of methamphetamine at the Grundy County Detention Center. The charges accuse Shoemaker of those infractions on October 19th with Ms. Curtis accused […]

Trenton man charged with possession and intent to distribute meth

A former Mercer resident, 41-year-old Ricky Shoemaker of Trenton, has been arrested on Grundy County charges accusing him with possession of methamphetamine in March of 2015 with intent to distribute, deliver, or sell it. The charge also called Shoemaker a prior and persistent offender who pleaded guilty, was found guilty or convicted of driving while intoxicated […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

3 arrested in Mercer County on meth charge

Three have been charged in Mercer County with possession of a controlled substance after being arrested by the highway patrol last Friday. Bond for 20-year-old Kiersten Allen of Trenton, 31-year-old Nicholas Wendt of Mercer, and 40-year-old Ricky Shoemaker of Trenton was set at $15,000 each cash only. The highway patrol accused all three individuals of […]