RECORD AMOUNT OF RESTITUTION COLLECTED IN MARCH

The Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s office is pleased to announce that for the month of March, $30,825.79 was collected in restitution for crime victims. This is a record amount for the month of March, and is almost double last year’s figure of $15,749.20. For the year, the Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s office has collected $72,043.14….

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CASEY MOORE APPREHENDED AND CHARGE AMENDED

An amended felony information has been filed against Casey M. Moore in the Circuit Court of Taney County, Missouri for his role in a July 15, 2006 burglary in Ridgedale, Taney County, Missouri. The new information contains allegations that Casey M. Moore is a prior and persistent felony offender. Hearing on the amended felony information…

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JAMES BESCHER SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT

Today, James Bescher was sentenced to life imprisonment without the eligibility for probation or parole for the 2002 murder of Josh White. Twenty-one (21) year old Josh White was shot in the neck and head area by James Bescher in broad daylight in the parking lot of the Hollister Country Mart on March 4, 2002. Josh…

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