Arrest

Grundy County Sheriff reports two arrests on Wednesday

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals on Wednesday. Forty-six-year-old Adam Peter Bentz of Nixa has been charged with felony non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. Bond is $10,000 cash only. Court documents accuse Bentz of failing to provide adequate food, clothing, lodging, […]

Gavel and Law book

Trenton woman placed on probation

A Trenton resident was placed on probation when she appeared earlier this week in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Janette Raymo pleaded guilty when the prosecutor amended a charge to a misdemeanor of failure to return rented personal property. The court followed a plea agreement and suspended imposition of sentence, placing her […]

Death Penalty or Capital Punishment

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court to consider capital punishment case and whether state’s death penalty is unconstitutional

The Missouri Supreme Court will determine whether a man was wrongly given capital punishment and whether the state’s death penalty law is unconstitutional.     Former US Army soldier and Dent County Sheriff’s Deputy Marvin Rice was convicted of murdering the mother of his child and her boyfriend in December 2011. After the incident, Rice […]

Guilty Plea

Trenton woman pleads guilty to stealing

In Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, a Trenton woman, Ellen Stevenson, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor stealing. Imposition of her sentence was suspended and she was placed on probation for two years. Among conditions, Ms. Stevenson is to complete 20-hours of community service, pay restitution of $10,165.71, donate $300 to […]

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 […]