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MERRELL SPEAKS AT CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER EVENT

Monday, December 11th, 2017

On Friday, December 8, 2017, Taney County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Merrell spoke to attendees at the Second Annual “A Heart for Children” fundraiser, benefitting the Lakes Area Child Advocacy Center. Merrell’s introductory comments focused on the importance of services provided by the Lakes Area Child Advocacy Center – located in Branson West, Missouri – in […]

RESISTING TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN PRISON SENTENCE FOR MOTORCYCLIST

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

JUSTIN DEAN JACKSON, d/o/b 12-20-1989, of Springfield, Missouri, was sentenced to four (4) years in prison Tuesday, November 28, 2017, after pleading guilty to the class E felony of resisting a lawful stop. Jackson entered a guilty plea before Taney County Circuit Court Judge Tony Williams on Tuesday, pursuant to a plea agreement with the […]

SECOND ARMED ROBBER SENTENCED TO TEN (10) YEARS IN PRISON

Friday, October 27th, 2017

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, CHRIS BORGES-BESARES, d/o/b 8-03-1996, of Branson, was sentenced to ten (10) years in prison for the class A felony of robbery in the first degree, in Taney County Circuit Court. Judge Eric Eighmy sentenced Borges-Besares, having previously accepted the guilty plea on August 10, 2017. On October 12, 2017, Judge […]

DRUG TAKE-BACK EVENT SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28TH

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Stone and Taney Counties Substance Abuse Initiative – in partnership with ADAPT coalition and local law enforcement agencies – will host a prescription drug take-back event, as part of National Drug Take-Back Day. This event gives everyone the opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired and unused […]

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