MERRELL ELECTED TO SERVE AS STATEWIDE TREASURER OF M.A.P.A.

At the recent bi-annual statewide prosecutor conference at Tan-Tar-A Resort at Osage Beach, Missouri, Taney County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Merrell accepted a nomination to serve as Treasurer for the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys. Known generally by its acronym “MAPA”, the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys is made up of the 115 elected prosecutors serving…

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BLAINE POWERS SENTENCED FOR FORGERY AND BURGLARY

Taney County Prosecuting Attorney, Jeffrey M. Merrell, announced today that Blaine Powers, DOB: 3/01/1989, of Montgomery County, Illinois, was sentenced Thursday, September 26, 2013, by Circuit Judge Mark Orr to five (5) years in prison for felony forgery. Powers’ felony forgery charge was related to him possessing counterfeit twenty dollar bills, and passing them at…

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