United States Attorney Office Website

U.S. Attorney urges the public to report suspected COVID-19 fraud

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison urges the public to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19 (the coronavirus) by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud hotline (1-866-720-5721) or writing to the NCDF email address at disaster@leo.gov. The Department of Justice is committed to preventing, pursuing, prosecuting, and punishing individuals and businesses that take advantage of […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council agenda to include Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act

The Trenton City Council will consider approval of an ordinance next week regarding the Real Property Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act for the city. The council will meet at the Trenton City Hall Monday night at 7 o’clock. The ordinance would adopt procedures for soliciting bids for tax increment financing projects under the act. Other […]

Smithville Fire Protection District Website

Missouri State Auditor issues follow-up report on Smithville Area Fire Protection District

A follow-up report by State Auditor Nicole Galloway shows the Smithville Area Fire Protection District has made progress to implement many of the recommendations of a 2018 audit. The citizen-requested audit highlighted improper incentive payments to employees, questionable credit card and travel expenditures, and poor planning for the construction of a fire station by the […]

Door to Door Scams

Gallatin Police Department reports complaints of door-to-door salesman

The Gallatin Police Department reports having received several complaints regarding satellite TV salespeople going door to door pressuring people to change satellite services. Authorities in Gallatin say it is against the law for anyone to go door to door in Gallatin attempting to sell a product.  If you as a resident have someone come to your […]

Crime

Marshall man in custody charged with sodomy involving a juvenile

A Marshall, Missouri man remains in custody after being formally charged in Saline County with allegations of sodomy involving a juvenile. According to online court records, Monoleto Morand, 43, of 10 East Porter Street in Marshall faces a felony charge of sodomy or attempted sodomy in the first-degree with a victim of less than 12-years-of […]