Police Line and Knife

Two charged in stabbing incident in Newtown

Two men arrested by the Highway Patrol in Sullivan County Sunday afternoon have both been charged with felony second-degree assault. Probable cause statements report 25-year-old Darrell Jesse Palmer of Milan and 49-year-old Orville Ray Hostetler of Newtown allegedly assaulted a man who came to help with plumbing at a residence in the 200 block of […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Hostility in committee hearings on Greitens reaches fever pitch

(MissouriNet) – The special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens is frustrated that his defense team has refused to release documents in its possession. Republican Representative Don Phillips of Kimberling City is a committee member who spent 28 years as a Missouri State Trooper. Phillips notes he’s interrogated hundreds of witnesses over the years and […]

Crime and Courts

Four face judge in Associate Division of Grundy County court

A Trenton resident has waived preliminary hearings on several felony charges. Misdemeanor cases have been certified to be heard in a higher court. Cody James Burchett of Trenton appeared yesterday in the Associate Division of court. Charges include assault in the third degree: special victim; attempted tampering with a witness in a felony prosecution; as […]

Charges Filed

Trenton man faces tampering with a witness charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton man already in custody at the Grundy County Detention Center has been charged with felony attempt to tamper with a witness in a felony prosecution. An arrest warrant for 33-year-old Cody James Burchett was served Monday. His bond is $10,000 cash only, and he was scheduled for […]