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Emergency Services 2-24-27

Trenton Police Department
Feb. 14: officers went to an unattended death at an east residence, went to a report of harassment at a west residence and found property in the east area of town.
Feb. 15: suspicious activity was investigated in the north area of town and an arrest was made for possession of stolen property at a west residence.
Feb. 16: a theft was investigated at an east business,

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Grant Scam Is Reported

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright wants to remind everyone that they need to use caution when giving personal or financial information over the phone.
“We have received a recent report in Trenton that a subject has contacted a resident by telephone and has represented themselves from the federal government,” Chief Wright said. “This unknown person has a thick Asian Indian accent and is allegedly offering US government grants.”
The catch?

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Emergency Services Log Report 12-13-16

Trenton Police Department
Dec. 1: officers investigated a theft at a north residence.
Dec. 2: officers investigated reports of violations of court orders at a north residence and an east residence.
Dec. 3: an arrest was made for forcible rape in the downtown area and officers responded to a suicide threat in the south part of town. A subject violated a court order at a west residence and a subject

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Deaths Ruled Accidental

The cause of death of a Trenton woman and her daughter has been released.
According to Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright, Elizabeth Lafollette, 24, died of an overdose and the death of her 11-month-old daughter, Shannon Jeannoutot-Lafollette, was heat-related. Both were found dead in a car on the Trenton McDonald’s parking lot on July 16. Chief Wright said the deaths were accidental.

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Woman’s Identity Is Released

The identity of a woman found deceased at a local motel has been released.
According to Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright, the woman, whose body was found by an employee at Lakeview Motor Lodge on Tuesday morning, has been identified as 40-year-old Jennifer Herren. Ms. Herren’s body was found in the bathroom and her motel room had visible signs of a small fire and significant smoke damage. The Trenton Police

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Two Arrested On County Warrants

Two persons were arrested on Grundy County warrants Thursday.
Shelby Smith, 27, Lancaster and Camry Holsted, 22, Trenton, will both face charges in court on Tuesday in Trenton.
Smith was arrested on a charge of passing a bad check in Ralls County on a Grundy County warrant. According to the Grundy County Sherriff’s Office, Smith allegedly passed a check for $98.25 to Hy-Vee on June 5, 2008. The check was

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No Foul Play Suspected In Two Deaths

The death of a woman and child in the parking lot at Trenton McDonald’s Saturday is under investigation, however no foul play is suspected.
According to information provided by Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright, witnesses found the woman and child in a running vehicle in the parking lot and, noting that they were unresponsive, broke the passenger side front window of the vehicle. Officers were called to the scene around

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TPD Responds To Accidents

Reports have become available for several accidents investigated recently by the Trenton Police Department, including one investigated June 23 involving a motorcycle.
According to Officer Derek Miller’s report, the mishap occurred when a vehicle driven by Susan Leeper was eastbound on East 10th Street and made a left turn into a private drive. She failed to see a motorcycle driven by Joseph C. Smith of Laredo, which was westbound, and

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Search Warrant Is Issued

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright and the Missouri State Highway Patrol executed a drug search warrant this morning at a residence on East Ninth Street.
According to a news release from Chief Wright, the search warrant was executed at 1402 E. Ninth St., where officers recovered methamphetamine and various drug paraphernalia. One female was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and officers will be applying for charges on several others suspects

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