Crime

Man arrested on burglary charges in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

A man was arrested on burglary charges in Mt. Vernon, Ill. on June 26.

Federal fugitive caught in Paducah, Ky.

Suspect in deadly Ill. deputy shooting in custody; ends 18-hour standoff

  1 person in custody following shots fired near gas station in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

ISP seize 67 pounds of cannabis, 9.5 pounds of edibles during 2 traffic stops

  Non-compliant sex offender wanted by Ky. officials

  Police: Woman shot in throat while “playing with a 9mm pistol” in Dexter, Mo.

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  Jefferson Co., Mo. officials asking for help identifying motorcycle thieves

WANTED: Man accused of killing woman and 4-year-old son in south Arkansas

Large amount of methamphetamine recovered and Calloway County, Ky.

Man arrested after toddler shot, killed by 3-year-old brother

Man arrested on Jefferson County, Ill. after stealing SUV and crashing it

Tip leads police to man wanted for bar burglary, escape

  Execution date set for Russell Bucklew in late 2019

The Supreme Court of Missouri issued a warrant of execution for Bucklew on June 25, 2019.

  Police: Home firebombed in retaliation of deadly shooting

Dyersburg Police said a home was firebombed shortly after a man was shot and killed Monday, June 10.

Paducah, Ky. police seek help identifying subject involved in altercation

Police said the person was involved in an altercation at CashSaver on Jackson Street.

Man arrested on drug charges after a brief struggle with deputies

Deputies found Gardner to be in possession of methamphetamine.

  Mayfield, Ky. man arrested on methamphetamine trafficking charges

  2 arrested after burglary investigation in Jefferson County, Ill.

Ky. Woman arrested on shoplifting charges in 2 counties

  Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Marion, Ill.

  Mo. officer shot, killed by person attempting to cash bad check

Alabama inmates accused of plotting to bomb jail; call themselves “Pinky & The Brain”

Meth found after traffic stop in McCracken County

Deputies found methamphetamine in a vehicle following a traffic stop in McCracken County, Kentucky.

Dexter, Mo. man arrested on child molestation charges

A Dexter, Mo. man was arrested on child molestation charges on June 22.

4 injured and 1 arrested after man crashes stolen vehicle into home in Charleston, Mo.

Four people were injured and a man was arrested after a vehicle crashed into a home in Charleston, Mo.

  Suspect pulled gun on victim at Cape Girardeau gas station in ‘road rage’ incident

There are a number of officers at the scene.

Police searching for Tenn. man wanted for thefts

Billy Andrew Smothers, 32 of Huntingdon, is wanted by law enforcement in three Tenn. counties for vehicle thefts, a stolen gun and a residential break-in.

  Mayfield, Ky. woman dies from injuries in shooting

Savannah Hancock died at the hospital from her injuries on June 20

  Caruthersville PD says to check storage areas for missing items

Police have taken in recovered property and taken some phone calls about where people didn’t realize their things were missing.

  Mt. Vernon man sentenced to 24 years on child porn charges

The investigation began in March 2018

  Driver flees from moving vehicle, Cape Girardeau police find guns inside

The driver is wanted in relation to this incident.

Man arrested in Bernie, Mo. after meth found in car

A man was arrested for a meth-related incident after the drug field tested positive by officers

Man arrested in connection with Graves Co. meth trafficking investigation

At around 4 a.m. on Thursday, Rodney Nance was found at a home on West Walnut and was arrested.

Ky. pharmacist sentenced on several charges involving prescription medication

Kyle W. Humphrey, 34, pleaded guilty to the charges on March 27.

3 arrested after meth investigation by two law enforcement agencies

Moore, Brand and Williams are all facing drug related charges in the ongoing investigation

Fugitive search leads to 2 meth arrests

It was learned methamphetamine drug sales had been going on for some time.

Mound City, Ill. man sentenced to 10 years for attempted first-degree murder

Marcus Simpson was sentenced to 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

  Caught: Man sentenced to prison time in Mississippi County and released from Scott County Jail

Police made a traffic stop on Johnson as he left the Huck’s and and took him into custody.

Vehicle runs stop sign, driver arrested on drug charges

According to deputies, a K-9 unit was contacted and the dog alerted officials to the drivers door.

4 arrested after search turns up drugs at home

Methamphetamine, prescription medication not in proper containers and paraphernalia was located.

Perryville police warn of phone scam

The caller claimed to be with the U.S. Marshal’s service telling the caller that they had to pay a bond over the phone.

Bertrand man sentenced to 12 years on child porn charges

The investigation began in 2018 after law enforcement found Williams using a social network website to obtain child porn videos and pictures.

2 asleep in car at Bernie store parking lot with meth, guns in car

A man and woman are facing drug possession charges after police found them asleep in a car parking lot of a grocery store.

Wanted man hiding behind couch arrested for makeshift “Chop Shop” and stolen vehicles

Deputies were serving a warrant in Obion County, Tenn. when they discovered a makeshift “Chop Shop”.

  Law enforcement looking for Union City man considered dangerous

The sheriff’s office said the man has made threats towards law enforcement and is considered dangerous.

  Secret Service, US Marshals arrest Steele man on federal warrant for making fake cash

A man has been arrested on a federal warrant in connection to counterfeit money

Man sentenced after guilty plea to meth and aggravated DUI charges

The Jackson County State’s Attorney Office has announced the sentencing of a man for drug and DUI convictions on June 19.

3 St. Louis County jail staffers suspended after inmate dies

Three St. Louis County jail staff members have been suspended after an inmate died in June

  Malden, Mo. man arrested on promoting child pornography charges

A Malden, Missouri man was arrested on Promoting Child Pornography on June 13.

Man charged in threat to kill all gays at St. Louis Pride

A suburban St. Louis man is accused of threatening to shoot and kill "every gay person" and himself at the city's Pride parade

  Man shot multiple times overnight in Cape Girardeau

Hann said he was shot while getting into a vehicle in the parking lot of his complex.

Caruthersville officers respond to assault, 3 women arrested

Officers responded to a reported assault at the East Haven Apartments.

Thieves tow away stolen car

Memphis Police Department are looking for two men who stole a car by towing it away.

Paducah man arrested on firearm charges after providing false information

A Paducah, Ky. man has been arrested on firearm charges for providing false information when purchasing one at a local business.

  Paducah man arrested on weapon charges after lying about domestic assault

A Paducah, Ky. man was arrested on weapons charges after an investigation revealed he lied about convictions of domestic violence.

Man arrested on 30 counts of child porn following death threat

Police arrested a Pocahontas man after they say his threats of physical violence led them to a cache of child pornography.

Man, woman charged in shoplifting investigation

Police said they could also see a pair of shoes that had been reported stolen

  Man flees on 4-wheeler into woods, attempts to run over multiple deputies

The driver also tried to run over the other officials several times according to deputies.

Driver arrested for drugs, no headlights

Christopher Haskins, 40 of Paducah, was arrested for drugs during a traffic stop in McCracken County, Ky.

Vehicle search produces drugs, handgun and more than $12K

Deputies said a Ford truck came through that smelled of marijuana.

  Man wanted for running from deputies, crash

Davon McLorn, 25 of Du Quoin, is wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in regards to an incident that happened on Saturday, June 15.

Driver believed to be under the influence arrested after traffic stop

Deputies found quantity of suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Man stopped for seat belt violation arrested on drug charges

Officials said in the back seat of the vehicle they found methamphetamine inside a pill bottle.

88 first graders touched inappropriately by PE teacher, prosecutor says video shows

More details are expected at an 11 a.m. news conference

  Mexican man arrested in Cape Girardeau, Mo. sentenced to 18 months for unlawful re-entry

A Mexican citizen who was arrested in Cape Girardeau, Mo. was sentenced for Unlawful Re-entry on June 17.

Woman held on capital murder, abuse of corpse charges in Arkansas lawmaker’s death

Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce said in a media release that no information about the case would be released while it was under investigation.

Police begin Fourth of July crackdown campaigns

Carterville Police announced officers will be cracking down on impaired drivers and seat belt violators beginning Monday, June 17 through Monday, July 8.

  Mo. man faces murder charge after girlfriend found dead in bedroom

Deputies said Huffman had lacerations about her head and face.

  Reward offered after mineral specimens were stolen from Heartland museum

According to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department, a large amount of fluorspar specimens were stolen from the American Fluorite Museum in Rosiclare.

  Police find 1 person shot during investigation in Charleston, Mo.

The investigation continues and formal charges are pending.

  Man struck in ankle in early morning Cape Girardeau shooting

Officials said both shooting incidents are currently under investigation.

  3 facing charges after alleged kidnapping and drugs found in home

Three people are facing charges following an alleged kidnapping in Carlisle County.

  Deer in cage and drugs found during search leading to 4 arrests and 1 wanted

Four people have been arrested and one person is still on the run after a search of a Sedalia, Ky. home on Sunday, June 16.

  Police: Estimated 40 gunshots fired at cars in Cape Girardeau

No one was hurt, but there was evidence of vehicle being hit and leaving broken glass.

2 arrested on drug charges in Murray, Ky.

Two people have been arrested in Murray Ky. after a traffic stop on June 15.

  Suspect leaves scene of crash, Jackson police say

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the driver.

  Rash of vandalism under investigation in Du Quoin, Ill.

Du Quoin Police said they are investigating a rash of spray paint vandalism to street signs, buildings and cars.

Man charges police with weapon, arrested in Ky.

According to police Carson then came back out without any weapon visible.

  Deputies perform PIT Maneuver to stop suspect vehicle in chase through Tenn., Ky.

Armour was removed from the vehicle and taken into custody without further incident, officials said.

Wounded 5-year-old is 6th child shot in St. Louis in a week

Violence in St. Louis has taken an even more disturbing turn in the past week with shootings involving six children, including four who died