Crime

Massac County Sheriff’s Office searching for suspects connected

The Massac County Sheriff’s Office is investigating reports of vandalism and theft from Lock and Dame 52.

Judge: NKY man threatened to blow up Planned Parenthood

Sex offender out of Ind. wanted after fleeing traffic stop in Union Co., Ill.

  17-year-old in custody in connection to Carbondale, Ill. shooting that injured 3

  Ill. man found guilty of murder after rigging shotgun that killed man in 2018

  Couple’s argument over PlayStation 4 game turns violent

2 arrested after deputies search home in Ky.

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  Man, woman arrested on burglary and drug charges in Carlisle County, Ky.

Man accused of taking money at a checkout in Anna, Ill.

  Dyersburg, Tenn. police investigating possible murder-suicide

Police investigating after alleged assault of Murphysboro, Ill. homeowner

  Man facing charges after toddler found in middle of road in Carlisle Co., Ky.

  Suspect sought after Dyersburg, Tenn. armed robbery

Man reported missing in Ill. is facing drug charges after being tased in Ky.

The man had to be tased several times. After getting to the jail it was discovered that the man had been reported missing in Peoria, Illinois.

  Preliminary hearing set for man accused of shooting deputy and trooper in Carter County, Mo.

Cummings is charged with four counts of felony first degree assault/serious physical injury and four counts of armed criminal action.

  Mo. AG investigation: 12 former clergy could face charges

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt's investigation found 163 priests or clergy members accused of sexual abuse or misconduct against minors.

  Man arrested in connection to porch theft

According to Metropolis police, the investigation started on September 11 when a package that had been delivered was taken from a porch in the 400 block of Catherine Street.

  Cape Girardeau man found guilty in 2017 shooting

  Cape Girardeau business owner facing sexual crimes against juvenile

  Sikeston DPS officer resigns following social media posts

Attorney, one other man face extortion charges in Dyer Co., Tenn.

  Carbondale, Ill. man sentenced to dpt. of corrections on weapons charges

Man pulls out knife arrested on aggravated assault charge

Scam callers claiming to be with Martin Police Dpt. asking for money

The callers also ask for debit or credit card information.

  3 arrested on drug, stolen gun charges in Marion, Ill.

Marion, Illinois Police have arrested three people following a stolen gun investigation and search warrant.

Kentucky crime victims will soon have advocates assigned to cases

Sixteen victim advocates, one for each KSP post, will be hired by the end of October. They’ll be a point of contact for victims throughout the process.

Metropolis, Ill. man arrested on gun, stolen credit card charges

Both investigations are ongoing, and more charges are expected.

  Cape Girardeau police looking for suspect after high-speed chase

Sgt. Hann said as the driver starting driving recklessly and approaching high-traffic areas, officers stopped the chase for public safety.

St. Louis area 3-year-old kills himself with gun in bedroom

Another shooting has claimed the life of a child in the St. Louis area, but police say they believe the child found the gun in a bedroom and shot himself.

Seizure of 3K THC-filled vaping cartridges leads to charges

A southern California man has been charged with a dozen felonies more than a year after he was stopped on Interstate 44 in southwest Missouri with about 3,000 vaping cartridges filled with THC oil

Newborn in hospital after assault by father, sheriff’s office says

The sheriff’s office says they got a call from Baptist Health on Sunday about an eight-week-old child who was being treated for injuries.

Man charged with raping 6 girls surrenders to police

Authorities say a suburban St. Louis man who is suspected of raping six girls has surrendered

  Woman charged after she struck a man with vehicle in Caruthersville, Mo., police say

As she left the scene she struck the man with the vehicle according to police.

Poplar Bluff PD to conduct alcohol compliance checks

Officers will be monitoring and will cite the businesses for any violations.

  Felon who was gun shopping found with pistol in vehicle

A man who was gun shopping with a woman was later arrested for possessing a handgun

  Two men indicted for homicide in Tenn. shooting

A Weakley County Grand Jury has indicted two additional men in the shooting death of Luke Greene in Martin, Tenn. on May 11.

  Nationwide search by FBI for identity of individual, may have information on child sexual assault victim

He is described as an African-American male, likely between 18 and 20 years old.

Several stolen items from reported thefts recovered in McCracken Co., Ky.

This led to officials seizing a large amount of stolen property.

Kentucky State Police announce victim advocacy initiative

Officials with Kentucky State Police say a new Victim Advocacy Program will provide needed support for crime victims

3 arrested on drug charges in McCracken County, Ky.

Three people have been arrested after a drug investigation in McCracken County, Ky. on Sunday, Sept. 8.

  Suspect identified in report of sexual assault on Murray State campus

The sexual assault was reported to have happened in the late hours of Sunday, Sept. 8.

  ‘Y’all better not spit in my food:’ Man accused of firing shots at fast-food workers

Memphis Police Department arrested a man they said opened fire on workers at a fast food restaurant.

  Deputies: Husband injured wife, shot her wedding ring during domestic assault in Ripley Co., Mo.

A man has been arrested and a woman left injured after a shooting at a convenience store on Sunday, Sept. 8 in Ripley County, Missouri.

Woman pleads guilty to starving, caging 11-year-old girl

A northwest Missouri woman who handcuffed an 11-year-old girl to a cage and starved her for a more than a year will be sentenced in October after pleading guilty to two counts of kidnapping and two counts of child endangerment

Sheriff: New evidence confirms ID of Missouri woman’s body

Authorities say dental records and a tattoo support an earlier tentative identification of a body found on a hillside in southwest Missouri

KSP investigating stolen farm equipment

The Kentucky State Police is investigating the theft of farm equipment in the Fancy Farm, Kentucky area on Sept. 8.

  Man in custody after report of possible attempted child abduction in Carbondale

Police say the suspect followed the victims and an infant inside the business and tried to photograph or record them with a cell phone.

Deputy: 5 arrested at Kentucky party where teen was beaten

Authorities in Kentucky say five people were arrested during a drunken house party where a teenager was allegedly assaulted

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

The suspect has been identified as Dean Ryan Daugherty, 46, of Newberry.

St. Louis County teen accused in rapes of 6 girls

Authorities in St. Louis County are searching for a 19-year-old suspected of raping six girls, including three who were unconscious

  Woman shot in possible act of ‘road rage’ in Pemiscot Co., Mo., officials search for suspect vehicle

A woman who was shot on Highway 412 in what the sheriff called a “random act" has died according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.

Southern Ill. man sentenced to prison on gun, battery charges

Carbondale Police Department responded to a report of a man with a gun at the Circle K Gas Station

Man identified in death investigation at Land Between the Lakes in Lyon Co.

There is no cause of death at this time.

Man arrested, admits to stealing more than $30,000 from business

Brewer told them it had been occurring for several months and had gotten progressively worse.

2 arrested after woman attempts to shoplift bacon, hamburger meat

When the deputy reached for the bag she threw it on the ground and said it was not hers.

  Man armed with knife leads police to the top of a two story apartment building in Jefferson Co., Ill.

It happened at an apartment complex at East and Green Street where deputies were serving the man with a Clinton County arrest warrant.

  Police looking for suspect in hit and run in Perryville, Mo.

A bicyclist was struck by a small maroon SUV according to police.

Mayfield, Ky. man arrested for assault, unlawful imprisonment after incident

A large kitchen knife was located outside the back door.

Meth found in vehicle after search at cemetery in Carlisle Co.

Levon Whitt and Sarah Toon were arrested and taken to the Ballard County Jail

Suspects in Graves Co. thefts identified, charged

A man was seen taking a generator from the property.

  State Police warn of email scam

The email stated the person had received a parking ticket, and if not paid by September 7, 2019, he would be in contempt of court.

  3 arrested following 2 searches for weapons in Mt. Vernon

Badger Jr. was charged with felony possession of a stolen firearm, residential burglary and was incarcerated in the Jefferson County Jail with bond to be set by a judge.

Woman arrested after state police investigate fraud complaint at Smoke Shack

Elizabeth Jane Rogers of Lyon County uses the aliases Jane or Janie Egbert, Elizabeth J. Egbert, Janie Rogers, and Elizabeth Jane Egbert-Rogers

Murray, Ky. man arrested for stealing more than $30K from employer

The company provided records and multiple documents and evidence.

  New Sikeston DPS Director talks community contacts, goals

James McMillen takes over as director of Sikeston's Department of Public Safety.

  2 arrested, Bomb Squad called in after explosives, handgun among items found during raid in Ky.

Two persons were arrested at the scene.

  Man facing arson charges after fire at Cape Girardeau assisted living center

Carda allegedly started a fire in his room using a lighter.

  Prosecution, defense files arguments in Gabe Parker suppression hearing

By Monday, Sept. 16, both submitted their arguments to the Commonwealth.

  Police: 4-year-old boy found alone, malnourished; mother facing charges

According to police, Smith told them she had barricaded the child in the bathroom while she went to a doctor’s appointment.

  Inmate accused of offense against minor via video chat

Officials said two incidents of this nature occurred a few days prior to Sept. 5.

St. Louis officer pleads guilty to covering up attack

A St. Louis police officer has pleaded guilty to a federal crime for covering up an attack on an undercover officer during a 2017 protest

Man, woman arrested on several charges following traffic stop

Officials initially made a traffic stop on the Black Ford F-150 for traffic violations.

  TBI hands out more than $32K reward to citizens who helped capture Tenn. prison escapee

According to the TBI, additional reward money will be available pending a conviction in the case.

Chase suspect jumps into Ohio River

According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, around 12:40 a.m. they began investigating a stolen truck from David Enterprises in the 4300 of Hogue Road.

  Homeless man charged after attempted purse snatching

The man then fled into a wooded area near Kroger. An officer later identified the suspect near Harbor Freight Tools.

  Butler County Sheriff’s Department investigates problem with their radios

Police led to a man's garage when investigating the jammed radios.

Paducah man arrested in connection to child porn investigation

Tindell allegedly had nude images of the juvenile.

  Police: Couple awakened to man standing in doorway of their bedroom at 3 a.m.

According to police, Gil Askew is currently on the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry and has previous convictions for rape and sexual abuse.

Ill. man driving with illegally tinted windows, handgun found in vehicle

Police said after inventory was taken of the vehicle a loaded 9 millimeter handgun was found.

17-year-old driver hits construction flagger in Graves Co., Ky

Deputies said the driver and a passenger were uninjured.

  3 adults, 4 children found in vehicle with drugs, paraphernalia

Deputies said they also found methamphetamine, methamphetamine smoking pipes, marijuana and marijuana smoking pipes in the vehicle.