Area Courthouse, Police, and Crime Reports for May 22nd, 2024 (2024)

On May 14th, Faith Marshall (38) of Blockton failed to appear in Nodaway County Associate Circuit Court on two counts of Stealing. A warrant was issued by Judge Robert Rice. Bond was set at $300, cash only.

On May 14th, Michael McCullough (46) of Kansas City pleaded guilty in Nodaway County Associate Circuit Court to charges of DWI, No Valid License, and Failure to Drive on Right Half of Roadway. He was sentenced by Judge Robert Rice to two days in jail, fined $300 plus court costs, and two years probation supervised by Private Probation Services.

On May 14th, Robert Greenwood (49) of Bedford pleaded guilty in Nodaway County Associate Circuit Court to a charge of Stealing. He was sentenced by Judge Robert Rice to two years probation supervised by Private Probation Services, restitution of $312, Prosecuting Attorney’s Fee of $75, Crime Victims Fund fee of $10, and court costs.

On May 14th, Debra Parsons (38) of Ravenwood pleaded guilty in Nodaway County Associate Circuit Court to a charge of DWI. She was fined $500 plus court costs by Judge Robert Rice.

On May 14th, the FBI reported that 194 officers were feloniously killed from 2021 to 2023. This is more than any other consecutive three year period in the last 20 years. As of April 29th of this year, 19 law enforcement officers have been feloniously killed this year. The FBI will add eight names to its Wall of Honor, of officers killed in the line of duty. Seven of them died from illnesses developed after responding to the events of 9/11.

On May 15th, four Nodaway County Sheriff’s deputies were congregating in Hopkins during the afternoon.

On May 15th, the Maryville Forum reported that law enforcement officials have begun a search near Quitman related to the case of missing Skidmore resident Branson Perry, who was last seen more than 23 years ago. The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Missouri State Water Patrol, and the FBI are involved.

On May 15th, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department reported that there was a Medicare scam in Harrison County targeting seniors. Calls appear to be from a 660-425 number or an 816 area code. The scammers are attempting to get their targets to switch to Medicare Advantage and get personal information. If the information is obtained, the target’s insurance can be change to benefit the scammer. Medicare will never contact you over the phone and ask for personal information. Never give out your Medicare number, date of birth, social security number, or address to someone you don’t know. If you are targeted by this scam, contact the Department of Health & Human Services at (800) 447-8477 and your local sheriff’s office.

On May 15th, Alexis Rogers (17) of Stanberry pleaded guilty to a charge of Careless & Imprudent Driving (Accident) in Gentry County Associate Circuit Court. Judge Rebecca McGinley sentenced her to six months court supervised probation, 10 hours of community service to be completed with the City of Stanberry, and $115.50 court costs.

On May 15th, Jason Hibbard (47) of Lincoln (NE) pleaded guilty in Nodaway County Associate Circuit Court to a charge of Careless & Imprudent Driving (Accident). He was fined $60.50 plus court costs by Judge Robert Rice.

On May 15th, the Ringgold County Sheriff’s Department arrested Austin Bolles (33) of Mount Ayr on charges of Assault and Trespassing. Bond was set at $300, cash only.

On May 16th, Harrison County Prosecutor Alex Van Zandt filed charges against Roger Porter (64) of Ridgeway alleging Sodomy (Felony). Bond was set at $200,000, cash only.

On May 16th, Harrison County Prosecutor Alex Van Zandt filed charges against Michael Rutledge (19) of New Hampton alleging Child Molestation (Felony). Bond was set at $50,000, cash only.

On May 18th, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that a 2016 GMC Acadia driven by Daniel Romero-Garcia (18) of Cedar Creek (TX) was northbound seven miles north of Eagleville on I-35 at around 2:08 pm. The vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway, overcorrected, returned to the roadway, crossed the center, and traveled off the right side of the roadway, up an embankment, and overturned multiple times. Romero-Garcia was ejected. The vehicle continued to overturn and came to rest on its passenger side. Romero-Garcia received serious injuries and was life flighted to Truman Medical Center.

On May 20th, Wendy Baker (45) of Ridgeway pleaded guilty in Harrison County Associate Circuit Court to a charge of Resisting Arrest. She was sentenced by Judge Jay Hemenway to two years probation, court costs of $116.50, a $25 payment plan fee, and $10 to the Crime Victims’ Fund payable at $25/month starting on July 1st. Baker also pleaded guilty in Harrison County Circuit Court to a charge of Passing a Ban Check (Felony). She was sentenced to 5 years probation by Judge Steven Hudson and bond money of $1,220 was applied to the restitution and court costs.

On May 20th, Harrison County Prosecutor Alex Van Zandt filed charges against Francis Bonor (56) of Eagleville alleging Tampering with a Witness (Felony).

On May 20th, Harrison County Prosecutor Alex Van Zandt filed charges against Mark Wilson (55) of Ridgeway alleging Violation of a Protection Order (Felony).

On May 21st, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that a 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by Kenneth Laytham (58) of New Hampton was northbound on 150th Avenue in Harrison County two miles east of New Hampton. The vehicle ran off the east side of the roadway and struck a tree. Laytham received minor injuries and was taken to Harrison County Hospital.

Charges listed are merely allegations. Evidence in support of the charges must be presented before a court of competent jurisdiction whose duty it is to determine guilt or innocence. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Area Courthouse, Police, and Crime Reports for May 22nd, 2024 (2024)
Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Edmund Hettinger DC

Last Updated:

Views: 6385

Rating: 4.8 / 5 (58 voted)

Reviews: 81% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Edmund Hettinger DC

Birthday: 1994-08-17

Address: 2033 Gerhold Pine, Port Jocelyn, VA 12101-5654

Phone: +8524399971620

Job: Central Manufacturing Supervisor

Hobby: Jogging, Metalworking, Tai chi, Shopping, Puzzles, Rock climbing, Crocheting

Introduction: My name is Edmund Hettinger DC, I am a adventurous, colorful, gifted, determined, precious, open, colorful person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.