Crime

Carlisle Co. traffic stop leads to drug bust

  Deadly stabbing in Marion, Ill.

  Former Sikeston police officer facing charges in deadly February crash turns self in, bonds out

  Carbondale man accused of burglary, trespassing

  Boat stolen from farm shop under investigation in New Madrid, Co.

Kennett police search for burglary suspect

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  Detectives: Nearly 2K images of child porn found on Paducah, Ky. man’s electronics

Police: Man arrested, tried to hit officer with vehicle during traffic stop

1 injured in overnight shooting in Carbondale

  Mayfield police: 1 dead, 1 injured in attempted murder/suicide

FBI warns of child sexual abuse materials being displayed during Zoom Meetings

Ill. State Police: No one will be arrested for violating executive order; urge residents to comply

  LMPD: Suspect who shot officer from close range now facing attempted murder charge

For the fifth time in about two months, LMPD Chief Steve Conrad had to address a shooting involving his officers.

  Cape Girardeau police investigating shooting

There are no suspects at this time and no one has been injured.

Cadiz, Ky. man accused of cutting another man’s face in fight

Underwood allegedly used a knife to cut the man’s jawline during the fight.

Ill. fugitive arrested in Paducah after leading officers on chase

According to police, Jiles initially provided officers with a false name and was later found to have an arrest warrant for escape from Cook County, Ill.

Escapee from Dyer County Jail could be in Memphis area, authorities say

Man arrested in connection to January shots fired investigation in McCracken Co.

  Marion, Ill. Police Dept. investigating vehicle thefts, burglaries

2 adults, 2 juveniles charged with trafficking marijuana at a Ky. motel

Homicide investigation in Murray, Ky.

ISP trooper and K9 partner apprehend suspects from Indiana pursuit

  New Madrid County Sheriff’s Department searching for debit card theft suspect

Please contact Brianna Shelly at the Portageville Police Department with any details pertaining to this investigation. 573-379-5500.

Police looking for man accused of buying lottery tickets with stolen card at different Mo. locations

Police are looking for a man they say used a stolen debit card to buy lottery tickets at different locations.

  Man facing murder charge in connection to deadly stabbing in Sikeston, Mo.

A man was charged in connection to a deadly stabbing in Sikeston, Missouri.

  Man facing murder charges in Mt. Vernon, Ill. shooting

Any identification of the victim will be handled by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.

Paducah man crashes into public transit bus; arrested for DUI

Collier was also charged with a DUI and other offenses on Tuesday, May 12.

  Police: Driver shot another vehicle after crash in Cape Girardeau

Police say a driver shot at another vehicle after a crash near William and West End.

  Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for burglary suspect

The Cape Girardeau Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in connection to the burglary Millersville Pit Stop.

2 facing drug charges after report of disturbance in Paducah, Ky.

Two people were arrested after a report of a disturbance.

  Man arrested on burglary charges

On Tuesday May 12, Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 30-year-old Justin D Maloney, from Marble Hill Mo.

Farmington, Mo. man facing child porn possession charge

A man was arrested in connection to a child pornography investigation.

  Paducah man accused of shooting, killing special education teacher

A man released from prison a year ago is accused of shooting and killing a special education teacher.

Ill. man arrested after leading officers on chase through 4 Ky. counties

An Illinois man was arrested after Kentucky State Police say he led officers on a chase through four counties.

  Cape Girardeau Islamic Center arson suspect indicted on federal hate crime, arson charges

Nicholas J. Proffitt, 42, was indicted by a federal jury on arson and hate crime charges.

Leadwood, Mo. man facing child porn charges

A man was arrested in connection to a child poronagraphy investigation.

Carbondale man arrested after police chase

Kevonta C. Thomas was arrested on multiple charges, including possession of a weapon by a felon and reckless driving.

Carbondale police investigating after 2 shot

Police are investigating after two gunshot victims were treated at different hospitals.

Traffic stop led to chase on U.S. 45 North in Graves Co., Ky.

Deputies say the vehicle sped up through the intersection of U.S. 45 and Ky 408, driving recklessly. It reportedly swerved in and out of traffic at speeds of up to 112 miles per hour.

Paducah man facing charges in connection to stabbing

The victim, age 44, was taken to an area hospital for treatment of a stab wound to the right leg.

Cape Girardeau Co. deputies working to ID person of interest in suspected fraud case

Deputies are looking for a person of interest in a suspected fraud case involving multiple stores.

  2 men facing arson charges; told police they were ridding boat of fleas and bedbugs

Two men are facing arson charges after a boat fire.

  Police investigating Charleston homicide

The driver, Antonio Bogan, a 36 year-old Charleston man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

  Dexter, Mo. police investigating after man found dead in car

Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a car.

McCracken Co. Sheriff’s Dept. looking for suspect in attempted burglary

The sheriff’s department is working to identify a suspect in an attempted burglary.

  Son arrested for stabbing, killing father in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Terry Brown was charged with first degree murder in the stabbing death of his father, Virgil Brown, Sr.

Union County, Ill. man wanted on outstanding warrant

The Union County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted on an outstanding warrant.

Paducah Police recover stolen van

Three men were booked into McCracken County Regional Jail. The van was returned to the owner.

Illinois State Police investigating shooting in Cairo

The Illinois State Police are investigating a shooting in Cairo, Ill.

Man accused of ramming Dexter, Mo. police cruiser during chase

A man is accused of ramming a police cruiser during a chase.

  Kevil, Ky. man facing federal charges for threats to governor, KSP troopers

A State Police Hazardous Device investigator found approximately 50 MKII pineapple-style hand grenades in a bucket in Wooley’s bedroom.

  Driver leads police on chase through Cape Giradeau into southern Illinois

According to court documents, Ford fled from officers for about 6 miles and reached speeds in excess of 120 miles per hour before crossing into Illinois over the Bill Emerson Bridge.

GPS leads to car reported stolen, 2 arrested for drugs, stolen gun

During a search of the car, officers said they found a stolen gun and a plastic sack containing crystal-like rocks.

Driver arrested for drugs after police chase

Authorities said the suspect reached excessive speeds during the pursuit.

  Missing Sikeston sisters found safe

Police arrested the mother of the girls on parental kidnapping charges.

Paducah, Ky. man accused of chasing vehicle until it crashed into home, caught fire

A man is accused of chasing another vehicle until it crashed into a home and caught on fire.

  5-hour standoff in Advance ends; suspect in police custody

Police said the standoff started when they were called to the home after receiving a report about someone getting hit.

Woman arrested for driving a stolen vehicle

According to Paducah Police, a Tennessee woman was arrested after a detective spotted a her driving erratically in a stolen vehicle.

Dyersburg man charged with aggravated assault for coughing on officers

A Mid-South man is facing aggravated assault charges after coughing on an officer. Investigators said the man claimed to have coronavirus.

  Deadly officer involved shooting under investigation in Sikeston, Mo.

The officer involved shooting happened early Wednesday morning at the intersection of School and Dorthy Streets.

  Carbondale police searching for aggravated battery with a firearm suspect

Anyone with information about the incident or the whereabouts of Moultrie is encouraged to contact the Police Department at 618-457-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 618-549-COPS.

Paducah man arrested for arson

A Paducah man was arrested on Tuesday, April 28, after he admitted setting fire to items in the basement of his apartment building.

Federal Court halts the sale of silver product as COVID-19 cure

The civil complaint alleges that the defendants are fraudulently promoting and selling various silver products for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19.

Man arrested for breaking into Paducah hotel, other businesses, twice

A man was arrested after he broke into the historic Hotel Metropolitan and another nearby business in Paducah on Tuesday, April 28, 2020.

  Cape Girardeau Co. sheriff: Woman falsely claimed to be COVID-19 positive, in contact with jail inmate

A woman is accused of falsely claiming to be COVID-19 positive and in contact with a county jail inmate.

  Accused Marshall Co. High School shooter Gabe Parker enters guilty plea

The accused Marshall County High School shooter entered a guilty plea on Tuesday, April 28.

  Carbondale police search for 2 suspects in home invasion, robbery

Police are looking for two suspects in connection a robbery and shooting.

Paducah police looking for man accused of assaulting another

A man is wanted after he allegedly assaulted another man.

Cape Girardeau Police Department investigating false shooting call

The CGPD took a call from someone who claimed they shot their wife and would shoot any other people.

Woman arrested on endangerment, drug trafficking charges

On April 25 around 9 a.m. officers were dispatched to Kendall Rd. in reference to a 6 month old child being left alone over night.

Suspect wanted in connection to armed robbery in Du Quoin, Ill.

According to the Du Quoin Police Department, a weapon was fired during the robbery.

  Person of interest in So. Ill. homicide investigation in custody in Scott Co., Mo.

A 31-year-old man, in custody at the Scott County Jail, is considered a person of interest in a homicide investigation in Washington County, Ill.

Caruthersville Police searching for suspect that attempted to steal a boat

A person attempted to see a boat from a resident in Pemiscot County Thursday evening.

Burglary suspect wanted by police

Poplar Bluff Police said an unknown person broke into a building on the 1600 block of W. Harper St. during the early morning hours on April 22.

Police: Woman threatened to blow kids’ heads off for bothering her dog

Believing a group of kids was bothering her dog, police say a Paragould woman pulled out a gun and threatened to “blow their heads off.”

  Man’s body found after Dexter, Mo. fire; Major Case Squad activated

The Stoddard County Major Case Squad was activated after a man’s body was found in a burned building.

KSP searching for escaped McCracken Co. inmate

Kentucky State Police are looking for an escaped inmate.

Gov. Parson grants clemency to Mo. man

Governor Mike Parson granted clemency to Dimetrious Woods on Wednesday, April 22.

Police warn of grant scam targeting Facebook users

Poplar Bluff Police said a person using the profile named “Phillip Williams” is messaging users and stating he has a grant available for $50,000 or more.

Sheriff asks public to look out for stolen camper

The camper is described as a 38 foot, bumper pull style Forrester.