BREAKING NEWS

AG Hawley Announces Cole County Sexually Violent Predator Commitment


Jefferson City, Mo. (November 16, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that Dorian Bryant, 46, stipulated to being a sexually violent predator in the Circuit Court of Cole County, on Wednesday. Bryant has a lengthy criminal history including violent crimes and drug offenses. In 1999, while on probation for another violent offense, Bryant committed first-degree sexual misconduct by grabbing a woman in a parking lot on the way to her vehicle.  Read more...

AG Hawley Announces Charges Filed against former Gasconade County Sheriff’s Deputy


Jefferson City, Mo. (October 26, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that his office has filed felony criminal charges in Gasconade County against former Gasconade County Sheriff’s Deputy Matthew A. Hutchings. Deputy Hutchings is charged with two counts of sodomy in the first degree, and one count of sexual abuse in the first degree. In March, while on duty, Deputy Hutchings sexually assaulted a woman in her home. The two had previously met online. Read more...

AG Hawley Wins Judgment against Gary Schier and Schier Company, Inc. for Misleading Missouri Dairy Farmers


Jefferson City, Mo. (October 19, 2018)  – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley obtained a judgment of $174,241.27 against a defendant who sought to defraud a cooperative of dairy farmers in Mountain Grove, Missouri. The judgment requires the Defendant to pay $79,400 in restitution to the farmers, as well as civil penalties, attorney fees, and costs. In 2014, a cooperative of dairy farmers in Mountain Grove, Missouri built a dairy processing plant to process milk to sell to the local community.  Read more...

AG Hawley Warns Missourians about New Telephone Scam


Jefferson City, Mo. (October 18, 2018)  – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today issued a scam alert, warning Missouri residents about a new telephone scam. The Attorney General’s Office has received numerous complaints this week from Missouri residents after being contacted by would-be scammers claiming to represent the Social Security Administration.Those who have received these scam calls report receiving a phone call from someone telling them that their social security benefits have been suspended and they must call back in order to fix the problem.  Read more...