Court Case Update


Class C felony possession of a controlled substance
Nov. 9, 2016-Guilty plea. Sentenced to serve seven years in Missouri Department of Corrections. The execution of sentence was suspended and Richards was placed on five years supervised probation. She was also ordered to complete Alternative Court program in Greene County.

Richards, Valerie A
Age: 63  
City: Hermitage  
Incident Date: 2015-08-28  
Arrest Date: 2015-08-28  
Additional Information

The charges stem from an incident on Aug. 28 when Richards was arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI). During the booking process inside the jail, six pills identified as tramadol and clonazepam, were located in a cigarette case in Richards' property. Formal charges on the DWI are pending.

St. Clair County Sheriff's Office