Court Gavel and Scales

Trenton man has probation revoked during court appearance

Following a probation violation hearing, the original probation was revoked, jail time imposed and another probation established for court cases involving William Nicholas Griffin of rural Trenton. Griffin, in Associate Division of circuit court, admitted to the allegations of violation. The court revoked probation and Griffin was sentenced to 60 days confinement at the Grundy […]

Crime and Courts

Five have cases bound over to Division One of circuit court in Trenton

Five defendants Tuesday waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each of the cases was bound over to future dates for arraignments in Division One of the circuit court. Matthew John Woody of Trenton has six felony counts. These include two counts for unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a […]

Christopher Scott Calhoun

Suspended School Principal at Southwest R-1 of Ludlow charged with stealing prescription medication

Christopher Calhoun, who has been suspended from Southwest R-1 at Ludlow School has been formally charged in Livingston County. Calhoun, who was employed at the school as Principal, was arrested last week after the Livingston County Sheriff began an investigation into the reported theft of controlled substances from a locked medicine cabinet at the school. […]

Tanner Ward of Trenton

Arrest warrant issued for Tanner Ward of Trenton

While the whereabouts of 19-year-old Tanner Ward of Trenton remains a mystery, local authorities have now issued a warrant for his arrest. Online court information shows a probation violation report was filed Tuesday by the Missouri Probation and Parole. The information also shows a capias warrant was issued July 6 at the request of the […]

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Livingston County Sheriff: Subject flees but “found himself in the loving arms of a deputy sheriff and state trooper”

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol caught a Utica man trying to flee from arrest March 24. Sheriff Steve Cox reports two deputy sheriffs and three state troopers attempted to serve a Pettis County arrest warrant on 27-year-old Samuel Van Horn when he reportedly jumped out of a window and […]

Grundy County Sheriff, Trenton, Missouri

2 Trenton men face charges in Grundy County

A 46-year old Trenton man, Jeffrey Hanna, has been charged in Grundy County with misdemeanor third-degree domestic assault and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Hanna is accused in the domestic assault charge of hitting an unnamed person in the mouth multiple times and is accused, in the drug paraphernalia possession charge, of possessing a pipe with […]

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Wheeling man cited for speeding 107 mph: The cost of speed, it’s more than a ticket

It happened Wednesday, April 27 as a Livingston County Sheriff deputy was on Highway K near Liv 261. The deputy checked a vehicle on radar at 107 mph in a 55 mph zone. The driver from Wheeling, Missouri was stopped, cited for the high speed and posted bond for the violation. The driver is scheduled […]

Court News

Circuit Court news from Grundy County

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, 41-year old Toby Street of Trenton has waived a preliminary hearing and was bound over to Division 1 of Circuit Court on charges accusing felony possession of methamphetamine and possessing numerous smoking devices, intended to be used with methamphetamine.  A charge accusing Street with misdemeanor passing […]

Drug Arrests

Chillicothe Police Department conducts massive drug sweep

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the Chillicothe Police Department conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals on drug charges. These charges were a result of a lengthy investigation conducted by Chillicothe Police Officers. The following subjects were arrested after Livingston County warrants were issued that stemmed from ongoing investigations: Trinity Joe […]

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Carrollton police officer resigns in wake of sexual misconduct allegation

A Carrollton Police Officer has resigned their position in the wake of a sexual misconduct allegation. Chief Robert Turner of the Carrollton Police Department reports the allegation occurred on February 17, 2016. After an internal investigation, the Chief suspended the officer pending a hearing, however, the officer chose to resign prior to the hearing. The […]