Missouri State Highway Patrol

Troopers arrest three in DeKalb County on Friday morning

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three Saint Joseph residents in DeKalb County, at the same time, overnight (Friday 12:46 am) each on alleged allegations of receiving stolen property. Thirty-year-old Allen McCarthy has been charged with felony resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing. The Patrol also accused him of no valid license, exceeding […]

Court News

Defendant unable to pay fines has sentence converted to jail time.

After his probation was previously suspended, a probation violation hearing was held Tuesday in Grundy County Circuit Court for Thomas Kopp of Lexington. Kopp’s original charge in Grundy County is a misdemeanor of non-support. The court approved the defense attorney’s request for Kopp to be released on a $12,000 personal recognizance bond pending attendance at […]

Failure to Appear

St. Joseph man arrested on failure to appear in Grundy County court

A St. Joseph resident has been arrested after allegedly missing a date earlier this month in the Grundy County Circuit Court. Thirty-six-year-old Jessie Matthew Harding is scheduled for Associate Division of circuit court Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Harding’s original charges involved driving while revoked or suspended as well as receiving stolen property in January of […]

Burglary

Three arrested in connection with burglaries in Brookfield

Three Brookfield residents have been arrested in connection with two burglaries at a Brookfield business last week. The Brookfield Police Department reports 25-year-old Scott Slaughter, 20-year-old Elijah Waters, and 19-year-old Kody Waters were identified as those involved with the burglaries at the business in the 500 block of South Main Street. Slaughter has been charged […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Former Sullivan County Prosecuting Attorney appears in court on drug charges

A former Prosecuting Attorney for Sullivan County appeared on Wednesday as a defendant in criminal cases in the Associate Division of circuit court. 49-year-old Jerry Hollon waived formal arraignment on alleged drug counts. Online court information shows Hollon faces two counts involving an alleged conspiracy. One is alleged distribution, delivery, manufacture, or production of a […]

Indictment

Two Kansas city men indicted for $1 million conspiracy to steal 1,400 cell Phones in dozens of burglaries

Two Kansas City, Missouri, men have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a $1 million conspiracy to steal more than 1,400 cell phones in dozens of commercial burglaries across five states. Viktor Chernetskiy, 29, a naturalized citizen from Ukraine, and Bryan C. Kirkendoll II, 29, were charged in a five-count […]

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

Prison sentences handed down in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Some defendants received prison sentences, others were placed on probation during Thursday’s session of Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court on April 11, 2019. April Dawn Hanson of Trenton pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. A drug paraphernalia charge was dismissed. She was sentenced to four years with the Department of Corrections. […]