Training By Linn Co Prosecuting Attorney

The Linn County Prosecuting Attorney hosted another training for various agencies earlier this week. Shiante McMahon says it is a yearly event. She said agencies with smaller offices can’t specialize in one area and must know “a lot, about a lot” to investigate cases. McMahon said she received incredible responses from the nearly 20 attending agencies including Prosecutors, Juvenile Office, […]

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Election Results For Area Counties

The Election Results for the area County’s contested races are listed below. Caldwell County Winners in the Caldwell County contested races in Tuesday’s election include: Caldwell County Health Board – Heather Miller and Lana Crawford Braymer C-4 School Board – Cassie Kleeman and Emily Davies Cowgill R-VI School Board – Nicole Harris and Floyd McClure Hamilton R-II school Board – […]

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Linn County Restitution

The Linn County Prosecuting attorney is responsible for collecting and distribution of restitution that is ordered by the courts.  The Linn County Prosecutor reported in the month of March, her office received a total of $11,098.88 in restitution and disbursed $6,047.31 in restitution to victims of crimes.

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Guilty On Statutory Rape Charge

A Statutory Rape case investigated by the Brookfield Police ended with a guilty verdict.  The Linn County Prosecuting Attorney announced the guilty verdict was handed down by the Sullivan County jury for Rodger Gannan.  Gannan was found guilty of first-degree statutory rape and patronizing prostitution. Sentencing will be June 9th.

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Truck Driver Bounces Off Guard Rails Near Laclede, Passenger Injured

A passenger in a semi was injured in an accident in Linn County Wednesday morning.  State Troopers report 63-year-old Toncho Krastev of Florida was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries.  The accident happened about 8:10 am on US 36, east of Laclede.  According to the report, the driver, 49-year-old Dennis Deston of New York, was eastbound […]

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Sex Crimes – Linn County

A Brookfield man faces charges of alleged sodomy and sexual misconduct with a younger family member.  Twenty-three-year-old Cody L Munsterman faces the charges for incidents that occurred in 2014, when the child was 10 years old and he was 17.  Munsterman is held at the Chariton County Jail with bond set at $50,000.  He will have another bond hearing on […]

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From The Linn County Courts

The Linn County Courts announced the outcome of two recent jury trials. March 5th, Matthew Guilford appeared in Linn County Court on charges that include: Assault in the First Degree or Attempt, Armed Criminal Action, Resisting Arrest by Fleeing – Creating a Substantial Risk ofSerious Injury/Death to Any Person, Possession of a Controlled Substance. A Linn County jury returned not […]

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