This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.


News Brief

Jan. 15, 2014MARYVILLE, Mo.  |  By: J. Coffey

Rouch Preliminary Hearing

The Preliminary Hearing for a 57 year old former Northwest Missouri State University professor was held yesterday in Nodaway County Circuit Court Division II in front of Judge Glen Dieterich.  According to Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney, Robert Rice, Matt Rouch was charged with the felony production of more than 5 grams of marijuana and possessing more than 35 grams of marijuana.

WarningAudio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Download .mp3

Rice says Rouch's arraignment is scheduled for February 3rd at one o'clock.  Rouch was orginally charged last fall after authorities found a marijuana-growing operation in his home in Maryville while investigating a threatening Facebook message.