Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys

Kristen Tuohy

First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Kristen joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in July 2012. Kristen received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from University of Missouri in 1999. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law in 2003. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, Kristen served as a Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office specializing in serious drug offenses. Kristen also worked as an Assistant Attorney General, an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney with the Newton County Prosecutor’s Office and as an Assistant Public Defender.

Janette Bleau

First Assistant Prosecuting Attorney


Janette joined the Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in January 2005. Janette is a 1991 graduate of Burge School of Nursing, a 1995 graduate of Southwest Baptist University and received her law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law – Kansas City in 1999. Prior to joining the Christian County Office, Janette was an associate with Smith, Montgomery and Associates where she represented persons in family and criminal law matters. Prior to Smith Montgomery she served as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Greene County, Missouri in the Persons Unit with a focus on domestic violence.

Anna Bunch 

Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Anna joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in November 2012. Anna received her undergraduate degree from University of Missouri majoring in Journalism and Political Science. She received her Juris Doctorate from University of Missouri School of Law in May of 2007. While in law school, she was selected as the recipient of the Hunvald Student Prize for Excellence in Criminal Justice. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, she worked for the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office where she prosecuted a variety of crimes including property crimes, crimes against persons, and served in the Warrant Unit reviewing the majority of cases that were received into the office and served as a liaison with law enforcement officers. Anna has also worked at the Missouri Attorney General’s office handling criminal appeals and motions for post-conviction relief.

Shana Mora

Senior Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Shana Mora joined the Christian County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in December 2018. Shana received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University in 2009. She received her Juris Doctorate from DePaul University School of Law in 2012. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, Shana served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the Taney County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office where she prosecuted a variety of crimes including domestic assaults and sexual assaults.

Rachel Smith

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Rachel Smith joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in 2020 as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney. Rachel is a veteran prosecutor with over 25 years’ experience. Prior to starting as a prosecutor in 1993, Rachel worked for a general litigation firm as an associate. In 1993, Rachel Smith became an Assistant Circuit Attorney in St Louis and thereafter prosecuted every type of criminal case. In 1998, Rachel became a Special Prosecutor for the Missouri Attorney General traveling the State handling primarily capital murder and public corruption cases. In 2001, Rachel returned to the Circuit Attorney’s Office as a member of its Executive Team. She assisted in office administration, management of staff and attorneys, legislative matters, supervised the community and communications teams and oversaw special investigations and complex litigation. She is an Adjunct Professor and Clinical Co- Director for Washington University School of Law – Prosecution Clinic. She has served at the National Associations of Attorney General’s trial school as a trial skills’ instructor. She has instructed for the Missouri Police Chief’s Command College through Lincoln University on multiple topics. She has taught for several police departments and police academies. She has presented, taught and lectured for various programs for prosecutors and the Missouri Prosecuting Attorney’s Association State-wide prosecutor’s training courses. Rachel has served on several statewide committees including the Supreme Court and Bar committees on Criminal Code Re-write and Criminal Justice Taskforce and the Missouri Prosecutor’s Legislative and Capitol Litigation committees. Rachel Smith chaired both the Missouri Prosecutors’ Best Practices Subcommittee on Special Victims from 2013 to 2015 and Best Practices Subcommittee on Ethics from 2015 to 2017.

Sue Boresi

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Sue joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in August 2020. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia. She received her law degree from St. Louis University in 1983. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, Sue was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Boone County, where she prosecuted homicides, domestic and sexual assaults and animal abuse cases. Sue retired from the Missouri Attorney General’s Office in 2017, after serving as an Assistant Attorney General for 24 years. From 2012 to 2017, Sue served as Chief Counsel of the Missouri Attorney General’s Public Safety Division, the Special Prosecutions Unit that provides assistance to elected prosecutors throughout the State. In 2003, Sue became an Adjunct Professor at St. Louis University School of Law, teaching Trial Advocacy I and II, with an emphasis in criminal law.

Dwight Scroggins

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Dwight Scroggins Jr. joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in August 2020. He received his law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1979. Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, Dwight was an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Buchanan County from 1988 to 1990 and then served as the elected Prosecuting Attorney from 2009 until he retired in 2019. Dwight helped develop and build the first Child Advocacy Center in Missouri and has helped to develop the first program in Missouri dealing with educational neglect. He has served as a board member for the Missouri Western State College Criminal Advisory Committee and Legal Studies Advisory Committee. Dwight has served on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Victim Assistance Network and the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services.

Scottie Bowden

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Scottie Bowden joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in August of 2019. Scottie was raised in Branson, Missouri, and attended College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri, where he received his bachelor’s degree in History in 2015. Scottie received his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas, in 2019. While in law school, Scottie interned with the Taney County Prosecutor’s Office in Forsyth, Missouri, and completed clinical work in immigration and family law at the Washburn Law Clinic.

Jacob Cantwell

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Jacob Cantwell joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in June of 2020.  Jacob received his undergraduate degree from Evangel University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Political Communication in 2016.  Jacob received his Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of law, in 2019.  While in law school Jacob interned at the United States Attorney’s Office and the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office.  Prior to joining the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office, he worked for the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office in the General Crimes Unit where he handled a wide variety of misdemeanor crimes and charged felony property crimes. 

Kevin Bross

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney

Kevin joined the Christian County Prosecutor’s Office in August of 2020.  Kevin received his undergraduate degree from Truman State University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 2017.  Kevin received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law, in 2020.  While in law school Kevin interned at several firms and offices, including practicing using a student law license in the Adams County Illinois State’s Attorney’s Office where he handled a wide range of felony and misdemeanor cases.