Court News

Two draw prison time in Thursday session of Grundy County court

Two Trenton residents, facing separate charges, were sentenced to prison on Friday then saw their sentences stayed in favor of probation issued in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Michael Anthony Stantruff pleaded guilty to an amended charge of assault in the second degree for an incident December 17th of 2018. Stantruff received […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Authorities report the arrest of two Trenton residents on stalking, property damage and child abuse

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest on Monday of one Trenton resident on various charges, including stalking and property damage, and another on a child abuse-related charge. Thirty-seven-year-old Robert Andrew Brandon has been charged with the felonies of first degree stalking—first offense and first-degree property damage as well as the misdemeanors of fourth-degree […]

Domestic Violence

Audio: Missouri bill passed that aims to help victims escape violent situation

The Missouri Legislature has sent to the governor a bill that would keep victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking from being evicted or denied housing.     The measure, sponsored by Cameron Republican Representative Jim Neely, would also let them break their housing leases early. When a person is trying to leave a […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Suspect who escaped custody arrested in Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office concluded a fugitive investigation Tuesday with an arrest in Wheeling. Sheriff Cox reports the office had attempted to locate and arrest 31-year-old Joshua Caudill since January 8th on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony forgery, with a bond set at $25,000. Caudill eluded law enforcement for “some time”, […]

Court News

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

Probation violation hearings were held and other defendants were sentenced among numerous cases Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Miriah Mae Butler admitted violation of probation. The probation was revoked and two prison sentences were ordered one of which was 15 years with the Department of Corrections on distribution […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Two from Trenton arrested on various charges

Trenton authorities are reporting the arrest of two individuals on a multitude of charges. Thirty-three-year-old Trenton resident, Cody Burchett, has been arrested on Grundy County charges accusing him with third-degree domestic assault on September 9th, as well as failure to appear in court in connection with charges of first-degree stalking and third-degree assault, both of […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences the rule of the day in Thursday session of court in Trenton

Among cases Thursday in the Grundy County Circuit Court, probation was revoked for a Chillicothe resident, Timothy Joe Ashlock, on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and the court ordered a ten-year sentence with Department of Corrections. Credit was given for time served to await […]

Crime and Courts

Circuit court has extremely busy docket in latest session

Several defendants have waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The cases, on various charges, were bound over to the Division One docket of Thursday, June 14th or Thursday, July 12th. Emma Nichole Brown of Trenton faces two drug-related charges and one of hindering prosecution. Bond was continued at $20,000. […]