Charges Filed

Trenton man facing additional charges in Grundy County

A 28-year old Trenton resident faces additional charges in Grundy County after being arrested on Monday. The first announced charges against Bryant Ellis accused him of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on December 9th. The latest charges accuse Ellis of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, delivery of a controlled substance, resisting […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of four over the weekend

An Independence man, 30-year old Dereck Cornish, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Caldwell County. Cornish was accused of felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest by fleeing, and possession of methamphetamine. There also was a Jackson County warrant accusing Cornish of failure to appear relating to resisting arrest. No injuries were reported […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kirksville man arrested on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Adair County Friday afternoon on several drug-related allegations. Fifty-year-old James Baker was accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of synthetic amphetamine. The Patrol also accused him of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and felony unlawful […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Higginsville man arrested in Caldwell County

Multiple charges are pending for a Higginsville resident after he was arrested Sunday afternoon in Caldwell County. Twenty-seven-year-old Richardo Fernandez was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center on a 24-hour hold. Fernandez was accused of possession of controlled substances: amphetamine and heroine; unlawful use of a weapon; as well as unlawful possession of drug […]

Suspect in Handcuffs

Kirksville man arrested on drug charges

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Adair County on Friday morning on multiple allegations. Thirty-nine year old David Rummerfield was accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, unlawful possession of an illegal weapon, resisting arrest, and no driver’s license. He was also accused of unlawful possession of […]

Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Two area residents in arrest report from Grundy County Sheriff

Two women were arrested Sunday in Trenton and face felony charges filed in the Grundy County Circuit Court. Twenty-eight-year-old Carrie Lea Smiley of Harris has three counts including one for possession of a controlled substance listed as methamphetamine, another for possession of a controlled substance listed as hydrochloride, described as a schedule four controlled substance […]

Arrest

Galt man arrested on felony drug charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galt man Tuesday on two drug-related felony charges. Forty-six-year-old Patrick Stephens has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon—possession of a weapon and a controlled substance. Bond is $15,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate […]