DEFENDANT PLEADS GUILTY TO AXE HANDLE ASSAULT

Taney County Prosecuting Attorney, Jeffrey M. Merrell announced today that GARY JEAN HARDMAN, DOB: 4/28/1969 of Hollister, Missouri plead guilty without a plea agreement today to the class A felony of assault in the first degree and the unclassified felony of armed criminal action. The Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s office was set to begin a…

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FOILED JAIL ESCAPE EQUALS 3 YEAR SENTENCE

CHRISTOPHER DAVID ADAMS, DOB: 03/24, 1983, plead guilty to the class D felony of conspiracy and was sentenced to three (3) years in the Department of Corrections. On October 27th, 2007 Christopher Adams along with five other individuals conspired to break out of the Taney County Jail annex. The escape plan called for assaulting a…

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