Scales of Justice

Division One of Grundy County circuit court news

It was a busy day in Division One of Grundy County circuit court. 60-year old David Owen, with addresses listed at Springfield, Missouri and Hot Springs, South Dakota, pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated/aggravated offender. Owen was sentenced to seven years in prison, although Judge Jack peace retains jurisdiction for 120 days. 47-year old Donna […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Judge Jack Peace has a busy day in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Twenty Four year-old Brandy Purscell of Trenton withdrew a prior plea and pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Ms. Purscell was sentenced to seven years in prison, to run concurrently with a Livingston County case. Judge Jack Peace retains jurisdiction for 120 days. Ms. Purscell is to be put in institutional treatment. Forty eight […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Cameron teen, Jamesport man appear in Grundy County Circuit Court

Eighteen year-old Shawn Ward of Cameron waived a preliminary hearing and was bound over to Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court on charges accusing possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, both on April 8th. A Jamesport resident, Jayson Husky, pleaded guilty to an amended charge accusing misdemeanor passing bad […]