Court News

Two go before judge in Grundy County court

Trenton resident William Nicholas Griffin has pleaded guilty to amended charge of second-degree harassment in a misdemeanor case stemming from last July. A court-approved plea agreement resulted in Griffin being fined $100, ordered to contribute $300 to the Grundy County Law Enforcement Fund, and pay the court costs. The money is to come from the cash […]

Sexual Misconduct

Amish brothers accused of sex crimes against minors in Daviess County

Two brothers formerly of Hamilton have been charged in Daviess County with multiple sex-related crimes. Enos Ray Yoder of Bloomfield, Iowa faces eight felonies: first-degree statutory rape—sexual intercourse with a person less than 14 years old, second-degree rape, first-degree child molestation, and second-degree sodomy as well as two counts each of incest and sexual misconduct […]

Guilty Plea

Carrollton man pleads guilty to two counts of manslaughter

A Carrollton man pleaded guilty in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court Wednesday to two felony counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter stemming from an automobile accident in December 2017. Online court information shows a plea agreement was involved in the case for Blake Wilson, and the court ordered a sentencing assessment report. The case […]

William Derek Williams

Former Cameron High School teacher charged with child sex crimes waves formal arraignment

A former Cameron High School teacher charged with felonies allegedly involving children waived formal arraignment in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty. Online court information shows William Derek Williams’s case was continued to February 7th at 9 am for a plea/trial setting. Williams has been charged with three counts […]

Not Guilty Plea

Hamilton man accused of child molestation pleads not guilty

A Hamilton man accused of molesting a child over the course of several years waived a formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Caldwell County Circuit Court Division One Monday afternoon. Forty-five-year-old Jamey Keith Stone has been charged with three felonies: first-degree child molestation, second-degree statutory sodomy, and first-degree sexual misconduct involving […]

William Derek Williams

Former teacher facing child sex charges appears in court

A former teacher at Cameron High School charged with felonies allegedly involving children appeared in the Associate Division of Clinton County Circuit Court Friday. The state filed an amended complaint, and 39-year-old William Derek Williams waived an arraignment and a preliminary hearing. He has been charged with three counts each of possession of child pornography […]

Gavel and Law book

Hamilton man facing child molestation charges waives preliminary hearing

A Hamilton man accused of molesting a child waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court Thursday morning. Online court information shows 45-year-old Jamey Keith Stone has been charged with three felonies: first-degree child molestation, second-degree sodomy, and first-degree sexual misconduct involving a child. The case was bound over the […]

Suspect in Handcuffs

Two in arrest report from Grundy County Sheriff

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two area residents Wednesday. Twenty-year-old Treigh Michael Fehring of Cameron has been charged with felony second-degree assault. He was arrested in Harrison County and extradited to Grundy County. His bond is $10,000 cash only. Court documents accuse Fehring of recklessly causing serious physical injury to someone […]

Arson

Trenton man turns himself in on arson charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton man turned himself in on Monday on a felony charge of second-degree arson. The bond for 48-year-old Stacy Davis is $10,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court December 11th. Court documents accuse Davis of knowingly damaging an inhabitable structure at […]