Court News


Christopher Lynne
Christopher Lynne, 26, of Gainesville, is currently being held in the Baxter County, Arkansas, Jail in Mountain Home on a $5,000 bond. The arrest stems from a Nov. 20 traffic stop initiated by Mountain Home Police Officer Cody Hillicker, who suspected Lynne of driving while intoxicated.In the...

Cofer
Theodosia resident Justin Ledbetter and his girlfriend, Krista Cofer, were in the courtroom Dec. 4 when Circuit Judge Craig Carter sentenced Krista’s brother, Cameron Cofer, to five years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. The sentencing was handed down in connection with the June 22...

Rebecca Ruud
Theodosia-area resident Rebecca Ruud will stand trial for murder before 31st Circuit Judge Calvin Ray Holden rather than a jury of her peers on Jan. 27, 2020. The trial will be held in the Greene County Courthouse in Springfield. The trial was moved to Taney County on a change of venue motion, and...

Rebecca Ruud
  Theodosia-area resident Rebecca Ruud will stand trial for murder before 31st Circuit Judge Calvin Ray Holden rather than a jury of her peers on Jan. 27, 2020. The trial will be held in the Greene County Courthouse in Springfield. The trial was moved to Taney County on a change of venue motion,...

Zack L. Burris
Zack L. Burris, 21, pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic assault before Circuit Judge Craig Carter Nov. 6. The charge was amended by Ozark County Prosecuting Attorney John Garrabrant to second-degree domestic assault from the originally filed first-degree domestic assault.  The plea was...

Dakota Woodward was escorted out of Circuit Judge Craig Carter’s courtroom Nov. 6 after yelling obscenities at Carter and Prosecuting Attorney John Garrabrant. Ozark County Jail photo
A 19-year-old Gainesville man was escorted out of the courtroom by Ozark County deputies after spewing obscenities at Circuit Judge Craig Carter and Ozark County Prosecuting Attorney John Garrabrant during the Nov. 6 session of Ozark County Law Day.  Dakota Woodward, dressed in an orange jumpsuit...

Zack L. Burris
Zack L. Burris, 21, pleaded guilty to second-degree domestic assault before Circuit Judge Craig Carter Nov. 6. The charge was amended by Ozark County Prosecuting Attorney John Garrabrant to second-degree domestic assault from the originally filed first-degree domestic assault.  The plea was made as...

Dakota Woodward was escorted out of Circuit Judge Craig Carter’s courtroom Nov. 6 after yelling obscenities at Carter and Prosecuting Attorney John Garrabrant. Ozark County Jail photo
  */ A 19-year-old Gainesville man was escorted out of the courtroom by Ozark County deputies after spewing obscenities at Circuit Judge Craig Carter and Ozark County Prosecuting Attorney John Garrabrant during the Nov. 6 session of Ozark County Law Day.  Dakota Woodward, dressed in an orange...

Holly Lucas
Holly Lucas, of Mansfield, pleaded guilty to amended charges of first-degree robbery and second-degree murder before 30th Circuit Judge Michael O. Hendrickson during a plea hearing Halloween day in Christian County. The charge is in connection with the April 2018 murder of 73-year-old Lawrence C...

Holly Lucas
Holly Lucas, of Mansfield, pleaded guilty to amended charges of first-degree robbery and second-degree murder before 30th Circuit Judge Michael O. Hendrickson during a plea hearing Halloween day in Christian County. The charge is in connection with the April 2018 murder of 73-year-old Lawrence C....

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