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Emergency Services 4-20-17

Trenton Police Department April 10: officers made an arrest on a warrant and for possession of a controlled substance in the east part of town. April 11: officers made another arrest on a warrant and for possession of a controlled substance in the east part of town. April 12: four nuisance violations were investigated in

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Man Charged With Assault After Biting Officer

A Trenton man who allegedly bit a Trenton Police Officer is being held in the Grundy County Detention Center, while another local man is also being held for failing to obey a judge’s order. According to the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, Gary D. Hanes, 54, is charged with third degree assault (special victim) a class

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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Emergency Services 2-26-16

Trenton Police Department Feb. 19: officers investigated a report of possession of marijuana in an east area, responded to four nuisance violations in north areas, responded to an attempted burglary downtown and made two arrests on warrants in east areas. Feb. 20: officers responded to a felony theft at an east residence. Feb. 21: officers

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Police Investigate Two Accidents

The Trenton Police Department responded to two accidents on Thursday. The first occurred at the intersection of Oklahoma Avenue and 16th Street around 11 a.m. According to the police report filed by Sgt. Jeb Walker, vehicles driven by Kenneth Anderson of Trenton and Karen Spencer of Trenton were southbound on Oklahoma Avenue, following a horse

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Man Held For Assaulting Officer

A Trenton man is being held on cash bond after allegedly assaulting a police officer. According to the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Gregory D. Baecht is charged with third degree assault of a law enforcement officer. He is accused of pushing and shoving Trenton Police Officer Randy Burks on Dec. 13. His bond has

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Selective Traffic Enforcement For Week of Dec. 21, 2015

The following are the Selective Traffic Enforcement Streets for the City of Trenton for the week of Dec. 21 -27: Lake Manor Drive, Crowder Road and Kitty Street. The Trenton Police Department will be monitoring the roadways and streets for traffic violations such as speeding, careless and imprudent driving and failing to stop at stop

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Police Seek Suspect In Incident With Child

The Trenton Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a subject who picked up a student near a bus stop near the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library this morning. While the student was later let out and continued on to school, the suspect is being sought for questioning. He is described as white,

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Two Vehicles In Saturday Accident

Two vehicles collided on Saturday afternoon on 10th Street at Bulldog Avenue. According to Trenton Police Officer Jennifer Plummer’s report, a vehicle driven by Trevor Ratliff of Trenton had stopped at the stop sign coming out of Eastside Park and then turned right, striking an eastbound vehicle on 10th Street driven by Tamara Woodward of

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Police Investigate Accidents

The Trenton Police Department investigated three recent accidents, including one resulting in a ticket and two involving parked vehicles. According to Trenton Police Officer Kris Schmidt’s report, an accident occurred around noon on Saturday when a car driven by Lynda Snuffer of Trenton backed from her driveway on Seventh Street, near Rural Street and struck

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Police Check Non-Injury Mishaps

Two non-injury accidents were investigated recently by the Trenton Police Depart-ment, including one at the intersection of Seventh and DeBolt streets that resulted in a ticket being issued. According to Det. Jerry Smith’s accident report, the mishap occurred when a car driven by Robert Day of Trenton was westbound on Seventh Street, while a car

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Charges Filed In Ninth Street Accident

The Trenton Police Department has released a report on an accident that occurred Saturday evening on Ninth Street. According to the report by Officer Jennifer Plummer, Lindell J. Willey, 64, Trenton, was traveling westbound on Ninth Street when his truck left the right side of the roadway, striking a utility pole and causing it to

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Minor Injury In Recent Accident

The Trenton Police Department investigated an accident recently in Eastside Park near C.F. Russell Stadium. According to Detective Jerry Smith’s report from March 11, a vehicle driven by Kylie Palmer was westbound on the park road approaching a eastbound vehicle driven by Marilee Trump. The report stated both vehicles were in the center of the

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ATM Stolen From Lakeview

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright has announced that his department is investigating the commercial burglary of the Lakeview Motor Lodge and Restaurant. According to Chief Wright, the ATM located in the lobby was taken overnight Sunday. The method of entry was forced through the front glass door. Wright advises that the police department has visited

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Two Treated For Minor Injuries

Two persons were treated for minor injuries when a vehicle pulled into the path of another at the intersection of Highway 65 and 28th Street on Tuesday. According to Trenton Police Officer April Locke’s report, the mishap occurred when a car driven by Timothy L. Hughs of Trenton was eastbound on 28th Street. Hughs stopped

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Police Called To Non-Injury Accident

The Trenton Police Department was called to a non-injury accident Wednesday at the intersection of Main Street and Crowder Road. According to Lt. Rex Ross’ accident report, the mishap occurred when a car driven by Tracy N. Elder of Trenton was westbound on Crowder Road and stopped at the three-way stop intersection. Ms. Elder proceeded

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Police Called To Mishap On Lincoln Street

The Trenton Police Department investigated an accident recently on Lincoln Street. According to Det. Jerry Smith’s report, the mishap occurred when a sport utility vehicle driven by Sonja J. Wimer of Trenton was attempting to back from a driveway on Lincoln Street and failed to see a parked vehicle owned by Nathan B. Copling of

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Child Death Investigation

The Trenton Police Department is investigating the death of an infant early this morning on Rural Street. According to information provided by Chief Tommy Wright, officers were dispatched to a home in the 900 block of Rural Street in reference to an unresponsive infant. Despite attempts to provide aid to the child by the family,

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Man Charged With Felony Assault; Two Others Arrested

A Trenton man is being held on $50,000 cash-only bond after slicing the neck of another man. According to the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Joshua L. Harding is charged with first degree assault, a class B felony, and armed criminal action, an unclassified felony. Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright said officers were called to

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Emergency Services 7-1-14

Trenton Fire Department June 29: Firefighters provided medical assistance at an east residence. June 30: Firefighters provided medical assistance at an east residence. Trenton Police Department June 25: Officers responded to a theft at an east business, an unattended death at a south residence and a civil detoxification at a north residence. June 26: Officers

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Selective Traffic Enforcement

Streets being monitored by the Trenton Police Department this week as part of the Selective Traffic Enforcement include DeBolt Street, Kitty Street and Harris Avenue. The Selective Traffic Enforcement will be monitoring the roadways and streets for traffic violations such as speeding, careless and imprudent driving.

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