Crime

KSP charges juvenile after Marshall County pursuit

When the officer attempted to stop the car, it fled from the stop and headed East on US 68 through Draffenville.

  Jackson police handle donation thefts at non-profit

Froman death sentence upheld

Marion man arrested on firearm charges

  Possible suspect wanted in connection to grooming investigation; considered armed, dangerous

3 people arrested in connection to Martin, Tenn. burglary

  Police: Man shot at while stopped at traffic light in Paducah

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  Trigg Co. house fire now being investigated as homicide, arson

  Cairo, Ill. man charged with murder in connection to Paducah, Ky. shooting that killed 1, injured 4 others

Three Murray men arrested for trafficking a controlled substance near a school

Sikeston man sentenced to 15 years for robbery

  Lake Co. Sheriff’s Office: 3rd escaped inmate back in custody

Colo. man wanted for escape arrested in the Heartland after stolen vehicle investigation

Man charged with tossing dog over overpass

Southaven police officers responded to a call of a dog being thrown off of Highway 302 overpass at I-55 on Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Break-in under investigation at Poplar Bluff Junior High School

On the evening of September 19, police say an unknown white male driving a white Lincoln Town Car burglarized the Junior High.

  Gov. Parson signs ‘Pretrial Witness Protection Services’ bill in Jackson

Governor Mike Parson signed House Bill 66 at the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22.

  Cape Girardeau police ask residents to register doorbell cameras with them to help fight neighborhood crime

Cape Girardeau Police Department encouraging residents to register their home surveillance systems.

Carbondale police investigating shots fired on E. Jackson St.

  2 accused of breaking into pool business, swimming naked in pool

Cape Girardeau crime stats for 2020

Co-organizer of Barbecue on the River pleads guilty to theft charge; accused of stealing nearly $25K from event

Cape Girardeau man accused of resisting arrest, hitting officer with his elbow

Paducah man arrested on burglary charge

Carbondale police investigating shots fired on N. Wall St., home damaged

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

  Police investigating fight, shot-fired during Bikers on the Square in Perryville, Mo.

Officers were first called out to a parking lot behind the Perryville Chamber of Commerce building on Saturday in regards to a fight.

  Man injured in early morning shooting in Cape Girardeau

Officers responded to a shots-fired call just before 3 a.m. at the intersection of Morgan Oak and South Ellis Streets.

Paducah attorney charged for neglect of an adult with severe disabilities

The male was extremely malnourished and emaciated.

  2nd suspect in custody in Caruthersville, Mo. murder investigation

A second suspect was arrested in connection to a murder investigation.

  Cape Girardeau police find hit-and-run suspect with help of traffic cameras

Cape Girardeau police say they used several traffic cameras downtown to track the vehicle after the hit-and-run.

Victim in horrific cross-state dismembering identified

LMPD found the torso of the victim around 2 p.m. on Wednesday in a park in Clifton Heights.

Wayne County man pleads guilty to firearm charge, attempted witness tampering

Sanders made a statement to the visitor that the visitor should tell the woman, “Black River is very cold right now.”

East Prairie man arrested for promoting, possession of child pornography

Jones was arrested and transported to the Mississippi County Jail.

Carbondale police investigating vehicle thefts

Police say both vehicles had been unlocked with the keys available.

  Man in custody after Union County, Ill. manhunt

Lucas Pitts was taken into custody after a Union County manhunt.

  VIDEO: Virginia bus passenger robbed while having heart attack; suspect in custody

Video footage shows a man robbing an unresponsive GRTC bus passenger who was having a heart attack.

MDC finds suspect in Carter Co. elk poaching case

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that a Scott County woman has been charged with illegally shooting a cow elk in Carter County and abandoning the carcass with no meat or other parts of the animal taken.

  Double murder suspect caught in Graves Co., Ky.

Benge is accused of shooting and killing his parents, 69-year-old Johnny Benge and 66-year-old Mary Benge.

Texas man charged in 2018 crash that injured 1 adult, 2 children in Union Co., Ill.

Derek M. Adams, 51, has been charged with one count aggravated reckless driving (Class 4 Felony and one count of reckless conduct (Class 4 felony).

Williamson Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting

After several hours of negotiations, deputies say Williams was taken into custody without further incident.

Cape Girardeau police investigating reports of shots fired two days in a row

Police are investigating reports of shots fired in two different incidents on Sunday and Monday.

Paducah woman charged with assault and DUI after collision on Benton Road

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office responded to a head on collision involving two vehicles on Benton Road at approximately 3:47 p.m. on September 14.

Officer chase through West Paducah leads to arrest of Kansas couple

According to KSP, the truck Rule had wrecked during the chase was stolen out of North Carolina.

Man arrested in connection to Graves Co. thefts

Multiple vehicles reportedly were rummaged through, while parked on private property, at victim’s residences.

Final suspect charged in Holly Bobo case makes plea deal, could be released within days

Jason Autry was serving an 8-year sentence on a federal drug charge when he was arrested in the murder of the 20-year-old former west Tennessee nursing student.

Jonesboro, Ill. man facing indecent solicitation of a child, grooming charges

A man is facing charges for allegedly trying to meet a child under the age of 14 for sex.

  Cape Girardeau police investigating thefts from vehicles

Sgt. Hann said only one person made a formal police report.

  Deadly hit-and-run under investigation in Kennett, Mo.

A pedestrian walking along Independence Avenue, near the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Kennett, was hit and killed Friday night, September 11.

Arbyrd man killed in Kennett hit-and-run

Police are investigating a Friday night hit-and-run that left an Arbyrd man dead.

St. Louis police officer shot in North City; suspect at large

An officer was shot in north St. Louis City Sunday night after an attempted traffic stop.

  Shots fired in Cape Girardeau; Cape Girardeau PD searching for information

Several homes and other property was damaged by gunfire.

Traffic stop leads to recovery of stolen vehicle

On September 11 at approximately 10:57 P.M. Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff Department conducted a traffic stop on a white ford utility pickup truck for a traffic violation on Benton Road.During the investigation Deputies learned that the vehicle was stolen out of McKenzie Tennessee. Depu

  Cairo woman charged with an additional 5 counts of first-degree murder

In May of 2018, ISP DCI Investigators started an investigation into the homicide of Tomie Edwards, a 63-year-old male from Cairo, Ill.,

86 year-old Cairo man arrested on child pornography charges

If anyone has any information regarding this case, please contact the Illinois State Police District 13 at 618-542-2171 Ext 1207.

  Former Sikeston, Mo. officer facing rape, child molestation charges

Robinson was terminated from his position with the department on Friday morning.

Carbondale mail carrier indicted for embezzling mail

A federal grand jury indicted a post office employee with embezzling mail.

DEA seizes nearly 29,000 pounds of meth in Operation Crystal Shield

Phoenix one of nine cities involved in the effort that resulted in nearly 1,840 arrests.

Carbondale police investigating shots fired on E. Birch St.

No injuries were reported.

  Suspect dead in officer-involved shooting in McCracken Co.

As deputies got out of their vehicles, they say the driver turned and aimed a large-framed semi-automatic firearm directly at one of the deputies. At this time, the deputy fired his service weapon.

Carbondale man sentenced to 5 years for aggravated discharge of a firearm

Traeshonne Blythe, 27, of Carbondale, Ill pled guilty to the charge of aggravated discharge of a firearm and was sentenced to serve five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections to be followed by a two year period of mandatory supervised release.

  Carbondale man sentenced for home invasion, theft

Zachary O. Rennison, 29, of Carbondale, pleaded guilty to home invasion and delivery of a substance containing methamphetamine.

  Former Harrisburg, Ill. doctor sentenced to 40 years for wife’s murder

A former doctor was sentenced to 40 years in prison for the murder of his wife.

Home damaged by gunshots in Carbondale, Ill.

No injuries were reported. Police say there is not any suspect information to give at this time.

  Passenger seriously injured in rollover crash

A Sikeston, Mo. woman was seriously injured in a rollover crash in New Madrid County early Monday morning.

  Driver arrested after crashing into man on lawnmower

A Campbell, Missouri man was seriously injured after a car crashed into him while he was on a riding lawnmower.

Federal judge recommends dismissal of criminal charges in Duck Boat case

A document released Friday argues that the case should be handled at the state level, rather than the federal level.

  Heartland under-aged driver crashes SUV; one teen dead

According to ISP, the five-year old passenger was not in a car seat, and neither the 15 year-old driver nor a 14 year-old passenger were wearing seat belts.

  2 people injured in Carbondale shooting

On September 6 at approximately 12:31 a.m. City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 900 block of West Sycamore Street in reference to reports of shots fired.

  Church hit after shots fired in Cape Girardeau

A shots fired investigation is underway in Cape Girardeau.

Body found near Trenton Ill. identified

Anyone with information is asked to contact ISP DCI Zone 8 at (217)-342-7879 or William.sandusky@illinois.gov.

Police searching for Graves County man

Anyone with information as to his whereabouts are asked to contact the Graves County Sheriff’s Office at (270) 247-4501.

Weakley County couple arrested on drug, fraud charges

Melissa and Larry Johnson, or Weakley County, have been arrested for four counts of sale of schedule II (Hydrocodone) and four counts of TennCare fraud.

Paducah man arrested on sexual abuse charges

Anyone with information regarding the investigation of Kenneth Lyons is asked to contact Trooper West at Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.

Sikeston man sentenced to 20 years for sexual exploitation of a minor

After his 20-year sentence, McCree was ordered to be placed on supervised release for the rest of his life.

Naked man damages store saying “snakes were chasing him”

A Baxter County man is behind bars after he damaged a storefront naked, saying snakes had been crawling out of his boots and clothes and were biting him.

Police ask for help in finding stolen vehicle

East Prairie Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a stolen pick-up truck.

Federal grand jury indicts 3 for crimes committed during civil unrest in Louisville

The indictments involved crimes committed in early June.

Ky. man arrested for arson, burglary

Douglas Relfe, 52 of Hickory, Ky., was arrested on arson and burglary charges on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

  Sikeston man released from prison in 2018 back behind bars

The new case against Robinson comes from Scott County, but he’s currently being held in the Cape Girardeau County Jail.

  Graceland, Levitt Shell and ’I Heart Memphis’ mural tagged with ’Defund the Police’ graffiti

Messages of “Defund the Police” and “BLM” mark the wall outside Graceland on Elvis Presley Boulevard and the Levitt Shell in Overton Park.

Over 5 lbs of Marijuana seized from Jackson, Mo. residence

During the search, over five pounds of Marijuana was seized, along with approximately $78,182.97.

  Paducah Police search for man accused of assaulting woman with hammer

Police are searching for a man after he assaulted his ex-girlfriend with a hammer Monday night at a home on Rock Creek Circle.