Crime

Vehicle break-in and fraudulent bank activity investigation

On July 26, the Murray Police Department responded to Central Park in reference to thefts from vehicles.

  Gov. Parson expands call to special session on violent crime

  Paducah, Ky. man facing charges after crashing into apartment

  Man facing murder charge in connection to human remains found near Trigg Co. cemetery

Evansville man facing federal sex crime charge in Saline Co., IL

  Man facing felony charges after incident on I-55 near the 98 mile marker

Home damaged by gunfire in Carbondale

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  Poplar Bluff police looking for 2 suspects in theft investigation

  Double homicide under investigation in Hayti, Mo.

Crystal Rogers: FBI searching for drivers in surveillance photos, conclude search activities in Bardstown

  One dead and four injured in Paducah shooting

Suspect in custody in Kennett robbery, shots fired call

Police chase in Martin, Tenn. ended with crash, shots being fired

Police: Organized group believed to have stolen 3 vehicles in Perryville, Mo.

Police say they believe the suspects are an organized group who have done this before.

  New Concord Man arrested for murder,other charges for 2019 fatal crash

He is charged with murder, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a controlled substance 1st Offense, and other traffic offenses.

O’Donnell guilty plea: ‘I intentionally killed her, then hid the body'

The woman accused of killing a former Arkansas state senator at her home in Pocahontas will spend the next 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to her murder.

  Fourth man in custody, 1 still wanted in connection to Cape Girardeau murder investigation

Four men are in custody and one is wanted in connection to the murder of Anthony Miller.

Police: Shots fired from vehicle at 2 victims in Carbondale

Carbondale police investigating shots fired on Old West Main St.

Police ask for help identifying donation box theft suspect

Marion, Ill. police investigating stolen side-by-side

Police searching for 2 stolen vehicles in Perryville, Mo.

  Shooting investigation underway in Kennett, Mo.

6 charged following a drug investigation in McCracken Co.

Over the past several months the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office have received numerous complaints regarding illegal drug activity at 1120 Lackey Street in Paducah, KY.

Vehicle break-ins reported at Wappapello Lake boat ramps

Drivers at Wappapello Lake are urged to lock their vehicles while out on the water.

  2 arrested in connection to Carbondale shots fired investigation

According to Carbondale police, they responded to the 600 block of East Main Street around 1:35 p.m. on Monday, August 3 for a report of shots fired.

  Paducah police investigating business break-in

Cash drawers and two cash registers were reported missing.

  Morehouse, Mo. couple facing murder charges in death of elderly woman

A couple is facing murder charges in the death of an elderly woman.

Ky. man facing multiple charges after stolen vehicle chase

According to deputies, the suspect also tried to flee on foot. K-9 Sakal was able to take down the suspect, who was then taken into custody without further incident.

1 arrested after police chase, crash in stolen vehicle

Carbondale Police officers responded to an early morning call for help from a male being held against his will, which lead to a police chase and a crash.

Weakley Co. police search for suspects after house break-in

A residence on Meridian Road near Greenfield was broken into on Monday, August 3 around 4:30 a.m.

Police search for armed and dangerous man after shooting in Dyersburg

Dyersburg police are searching for a man wanted in a shooting investigation.

  Police searching burglary, theft suspect

Terry Kenneth Gale is wanted in Dexter, Mo. for burglary and stealing.

  Tip leads police to murder suspect in Cape Girardeau

Thomas Q. Bean was wanted in connection with the December 2019 shooting death of a Michigan man.

  Kennett murder suspect in custody

Kennett Police said 39-year old Eric Petro, of Kennett, was arrested on Aug. 1.

Several break-ins and copper thefts reported in Perry County, Ill.

Anyone with information, or who spots something suspicious should contact the Perry County Sheriff’s Office at 618-357-5212.

Traffic stop leads to two arrest, both facing drug charges

Both the operator of the vehicle, 37-year-old April Pettigrew, and the passenger, 33-year-old Jeremy O’Neal, both of Mayfield, were placed under arrest and lodged at McCracken County Regional Jail.

  Graves County man charged with 27 counts of promoting a minor in a sexual performance

A total of seven juveniles have been identified, in at least 27 twenty-seven images.

3 life sentences upheld for Stoddard Co. convicted child rapist

According to Oliver, after lengthy court proceedings and a full evidentiary hearing, the court ruled the three life sentences should remain against McWhirter.

McCracken Co. man wanted on several charges including assault of police officer

A man is wanted on multiple charges including assault of a police officer.

Carbondale police investigating after home, vehicle hit by gunfire

Police say there were no reported injuries.

Woman facing multiple charges after leading officers on high-speed chase on I-24

Deputies say two people in the vehicle got out and ran. One was caught.

Cape Girardeau police say juvenile shot pellet gun at home

According to Hann, there was property damage. He said the juvenile that was hit by the pellets refused medical treatment.

  Paducah man arrested in connection to shooting

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

  Man arrested in connection to Mt. Vernon, Ill. shooting

When officers arrived, they say they found two people had been hit by gunfire.

Graves Co., Ky. shooting under investigation

Deputies said a suspect was injured in the shooting and is currently being treated at an area hospital.

Butler Co. man facing possession of child pornography, child molestation charges

A Williamsville man is facing Possession of Child Pornography and Child Molestation charges.

KSP investigating body found in Cadiz

Around 11:00 a.m. on July 28, Kentucky State Police Post 1 received a call from Trigg County Dispatch regarding the discovery of a body in a small body of water behind a residence on Woodland Drive near Cadiz.

Forgery and mail theft investigation

An investigation was conducted during the last several months in reference to numerous thefts of mail from U. S. Postal Service collection boxes in Carbondale.

  McCracken Co. man facing child sexual exploitation charges

Farmer is accused of distributing prepubescent child sexual abuse material online.

  Dog found shot in Malden, Mo. dies, reward offered

Reward offered after dog found shot in Malden dies.

  Cape Girardeau leaders react to governor’s special session

Governor Parson created this special session to make ways to reduce violent crime in the state of Missouri.

  Fisherman weigh in big at catfish tournament in Caruthersville

Co-owner of Grizzly Jig Company Wade Mansfield said it's great to see so many people from out of state coming here to Caruthersville for the tournament but also to help bring a boost to the economy.

  Husband arrested in Colorado in connection to wife’s death investigation in Fredonia, Ky.

A man wanted in connection to his wife’s death investigation was arrested in Colorado.

  Paducah man accused of assaulting woman with knife arrested in Tenn.

Scotty Doss was arrested in Almo, Tenn. by the Crockett County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, July 24.

2 arrested for stealing items from unlocked vehicles

Michael Pettigrew and Deartavious Greer were arrested on burglary and theft charges in McCracken County.

California man arrested after fleeing from police in McCracken County

A deputy with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department saw a silver Toyota Highlander driving west bound, on Interstate 24, in the fast lane, which is closed for construction work.

  Gov. Parson: “Violent crime is an issue we need to address”

He met with Cape Girardeau leaders and law enforcement at the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse in Jackson.

  Lone Oak, Ky. woman accused of child abuse

Deputies said doctors found evidence of child abuse. They determined the child had been shake violently, which led to medical distress.

  Gov. Parson discusses violent crime in Mo. during Cape Girardeau Co. stop

Gov. Parson was in Cape Girardeau County on Thursday, July 23 to discuss violent crime with community leaders and law enforcement.

Paducah man arrested on drug, firearm, evading police charges

On July 22, detectives were conducting a night surveillance at an apartment building located at 600 Broadway in Paducah.

Paducah police arrest 8 people during drug investigation; searching for 8 more

Information leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000

Sikeston man accused of attempted burglaries, assaulting deputy

When the deputy found Becerra, they said he was carrying several items in a bag and bystanders were saying the items were stolen.

More catalytic converter thefts reported

Like the temperatures, catalytic converter thefts in Jonesboro show no signs of cooling off.

Vehicles damaged by gunfire in Carbondale

Officers responded to a 'shots-fired' call on the 1000 block of East Grand Avenue on Tuesday night and found the damaged vehicles.

Carbondale police investigating after several musical instruments stolen from home

Police say several musical instruments were stolen from a home.

Carbondale police looking for man in connection to shot fired investigation

Police said there were no reported injuries as a result of the gunshot.

  Man accused of sexually assaulting elderly Paducah woman

According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a home on Oaks Road after neighbors called 911.

St. Louis couple charged after pointing guns at protesters

Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced the charges Monday against Mark and Patricia McCloskey.

2 arrested when officers serve arrest warrant in Perry County, Mo.

Two men were arrested when officers served an arrest warrant at a home on PCR 318.

Paducah, Ky. man accused of breaking into business a few blocks from his home

Officers got a photograph of the suspect from surveillance video.

Man accused of refusing to leave Paducah, Ky. apartment, assaulting resident

The man allegedly assaulted the resident and tried to cut her with a knife.

  Report of shots fired under investigation at Cape Girardeau convenience store

According to Officer Rich McCall at the Cape Girardeau Police Department, multiple shell casings were found on scene.

  DeSoto, Ill. man sentenced for 2017 murder

He pleaded guilty on July 9, 2018 to the murder of Frank Stonemark, 76, also of DeSoto.

Iron Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating report of attempted kidnapping

Deputies said the only description they have is of a skinny man dressed in black.

Retired southeast Mo. priest faces additional accusations of physical/sexual misconduct

According to the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, two adult males allege Fr. Gary Carr made inappropriate physical/sexual conduct with them in Butler County in the early 1990s.

Mayfield man arrested after police pursuit

After a brief struggle with KSP officers, the driver, identified as John E. West, 38 of Mayfield, Ky, was taken into custody.

  Police investigating Cape Girardeau shooting

Cape Girardeau police are investigating a shooting that occurred on July 17, on Benton St. and Good Hope St.

Paducah police searching for assault, terroristic threatening suspect

Information leading to an arrest or indictment may result in a reward of up to $1,000.

Paducah man arrested on child endangerment, drug, gun charges

Byrone Keith Burns, 48, of Atkins Avenue, was arrested on charges of trafficking in synthetic drugs, endangering the welfare of a minor, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon and receiving stolen property, and on indictment warrants charging him with trafficking in synthetic drugs and two cou

Wanted man arrested for credit card fraud, missing teen found with suspect

A Florida man was arrested and a missing teen found after a Paducah resident’s credit card information was used at several locations on the south side of Paducah.