TANEYVILLE MAN AVOIDS TRIAL WITH GUILTY PLEA TO DWI

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, Taney County Circuit Court Judge Laura Johnson accepted a guilty plea from TRAVIS JOHNSON, d/o/b 8-10-1987, of Taneyville, to the class D felony of driving while intoxicated. Johnson’s trial was scheduled to begin on Wednesday, but he avoided the trial by admitting his guilt, without any plea agreement with the…

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SEVEN (7) YEARS IN PRISON FOR ROCKAWAY BEACH MAN

SHANE R. MARX, d/o/b 3-09-1977, of Rockaway Beach, was sentenced to seven (7) years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on Thursday, October 22, 2015, for the felonies of forgery, unlawful use of a weapon, possession of burglar’s tools, and two (2) counts of possession of a controlled substance. Taney County Circuit Court Judge Laura…

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TEN (10) YEARS IN PRISON FOR MICHAEL CRAIG IN DOMESTIC ASSAULT

MICHAEL D. CRAIG, d/o/b 1-23-1972, of Caruthersville, was sentenced to ten (10) years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on Thursday, October 1, 2015, for committing the felony of domestic assault second degree. Craig’s sentence was handed-down by Taney County Circuit Court Judge Laura Johnson, following a sentencing argument in which Craig’s lawyer argued for…

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