(UPDATE:6-17-16 5:56 p.m.)–
The hearing/trial scheduled for Woodworth was cancelled on June 23, 2016. A continuance has been issued for June 30, 2016.
(UPDATE: 06-17-16 12:02 p.m.)– Woodworth appeared in front of a judge in Livingston County Circuit Court on June 15, 2016. Woodworth and his attorney motioned for a continuance and it was granted by Judge Miller. Woodworth will appear in front of the court again on June 23, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Livingston County Courthouse in Chillicothe, Mo.
UPDATE: 10:18 a.m. (05/03/2016)- Woodworth is scheduled to appear in court today for a pre-trial conference at 3 p.m. at the Livingston County Circuit Court in Chillicothe.
UPDATE: 9:57 a.m. (01/22/16)- An arraignment hearing was held earlier this week in Livingston County regarding a case holding more than dozen charges relating to sexually deviate actions.
According to court records, Adam Woodworth, 37, of Chillicothe, made an appearance before Judge David Miller for the first time Wednesday. Woodworth is charged with six counts of statutory sodomy, six counts of child molestation, sex trafficking of a child under the age of 18 and two sexual misconduct counts with a child under 15 years old as well as abuse of a child.
During Wednesday’s proceeding, Woodworth pleaded not guilty and motioned for bond modification. That matter was taken under advisement and Woodworth’s case was continued to March 9, 2016, at 9 a.m.
Also during the hearing, Woodworth’s attorney, Michelle Puckett-Burkhead, expressed concerns regarding her access to Woodworth at his current detention center. Per Judge Miller, Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox was advised to move the accused to Grundy County Detention Center at his earliest convenience but no later than Monday, January 25, 2016. If the transfer is not able to be performed for any reason, Woodworth will be taken to the Ray County Detention Center in the same allotted time period.
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo. – An arraignment trial will take place at 9:00 a.m. this morning in Livingston County.
Court documents indicate the hearing was scheduled after a change of judge was ordered in the case against Adam M. Woodworth, 37, of Chillicothe. Woodworth is charged with six counts of statutory sodomy, six counts of child molestation, sex trafficking a child under the age of 18, two sexual misconducts with a child under 15 years old and abuse of a child.
Records indicate the allegations date back as far as 2013.