Crime

Police seek public’s help in located wanted man

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 40-year-old Thomas Gene Jordan.

Non-compliant sex offender arrested in Paducah, Ky.

Franklin Co., Ill. man arrested on 2 sex abuse charges

Truck theft investigation leads to 3 arrests

  2 Mississippi Co. Jail escapees caught

Possible mail tampering, package thefts reported in Jackson, Mo.

Paducah man facing drug and resisting arrest charges

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  Wayne County man sentenced to life in prison for 2017 murder

Paducah Police searching for assault suspect

  McCracken County man arrested for stealing dump truck, damaging property

4th man turns himself in to sheriff’s office in connection to Carbondale home invasion, robbery where victim shot

Man arrested in Graves Co. for meth trafficking

  Former Parma mayor, 2 former city employees arrested for stealing city funds, forgery

  Man arrested during shots fired investigation in Mt. Vernon

On Sunday November 22 around 2:38 a.m., the Jefferson County Dispatch Center received a report of multiple gunshots fired in the 14000 block of North Parkland Lane.

Wanted man arrested after hiding behind trash can at park

Poplar Bluff police were called to investigate a possible burglary in progress on Saturday, Nov. 21.

Auditor Galloway releases statement on charges filed against former Parma officials

In the summer of 2020, an audit found that from April 14, 2015 through April 16, 2019, at least $115,582 was taken fraudulently from the city.

3 sought in chainsaw theft

Tractor Supply employees report three individuals stole a Husqvarna chainsaw and left the store in a new model black Jeep Compass.

3 men sought for not complying with Sex Offender Registry

  Kentucky man arrested for impersonating a peace officer after incident at U.S. Bank building

  Paducah man arrested in shots fired investigation, facing strangulation, assault charges

Carbondale investigating robbery, looking for 2 suspects

  Catalytic converters stolen from Cape Girardeau Salvation Army vehicles

  Cairo, Ill. woman facing charges in death of 4-month-old girl

  Paducah man accused of stealing from employer

A man has been arrested for stealing from his employer.

  Guns stolen from vehicles in Scott City, Mo. recovered

Scott City Police received multiple reports of items stolen from vehicles early Sunday morning, November 15.

  Cape Girardeau Police investigating early morning shooting

Sgt. Joey Hann with the Cape Girardeau Police Department said officers found a 27-year-old man who had been shot in the thigh. He was taken to an area hospital.

Paducah man arrested in connection to theft investigation

On Tuesday, an officer took a report from Best Buy in Kentucky Oaks Mall on a stolen car stereo.

Carbondale police looking for robbery suspect

On November 12 around 5:35 p.m., officers responded to the 1400 block of East Walnut Street for a report of a robbery.

  15 year old bystander shot during fight in Sikeston, Mo.

The shooting suspect was taken into custody.

Paducah Police investigating ATM theft

Paducah police are investigating the theft of an undetermined amount of money from an ATM.

  3rd man charged with murder in connection to Paducah shooting now in custody

Paducah police say Woodward turned himself in at the Paducah Police Department on Wednesday morning, November 11.

2 arrested, 1 wanted in shooting investigation

No one was injured in the shooting.

Stolen vehicle investigation in Calloway Co. leads to arrest

On November 9, 2020, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Calloway County Deputies responded to a residence on Browns Grove Road for a report of a stolen vehicle. Deputies met with the owner of a vehicle who reported their vehicle stolen.

Princeton man arrested after McCracken Co. pursuit, another still being sought

Moor’s passenger, Cameron D. Malone, 21, also of Princeton, is still being sought by police and is believed to be in the Nickell Heights Road area of Reidland.

ID theft victim reports attempted theft from mailbox

The victim told Carbondale Police he caught two men he believed were trying to steal unemployment benefits in the mailbox and his vehicle.

Shell casings found in shots fired investigation

Cape Girardeau Police were called to the 500 block of South Middle Street to investigate the sound of gunfire on Monday morning.

  Police investigate shots fired in Cape Girardeau

On Sunday at 2:47 p.m. Cape Girardeau police received multiple reports of shots fired in the area of West End and Linden Street.

  Paducah man arrested in connection to overnight crime spree

A man was arrested in connection to an overnight crime spree.

2 arrested after officer spots suspicious flashlight activity

Two young men are facing criminal charges after a Carbondale Police officer on patrol investigated a suspicious light in a parking lot early Friday morning.

Man considered armed, dangerous; wanted for murder in Carbondale shooting

The Carbondale Police Department is offering a $5,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest of Olando Sheron.

Burglary suspect caught after early morning search

McCracken and Graves County deputies searched an area near the county-line for a burglary suspect.

  Kidnapping, robbery suspect considered armed, dangerous in police custody

According to the Dunklin County Sheriff’s Office, Stacy A. Smith II, of Kennett, is in custody.

McCracken County Police asking for help identifying theft suspect

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating or identifying a truck suspected in the theft of an enclosed trailer.

Carbondale man charged with criminal trespass, assaulting a police officer

Around 6:25 a.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of East Willow Street, after a report of a home invasion in progress.

Cape Girardeau man arrested after shots fired investigation

On November 2, 2020 at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Cape Girardeau Police Department received a report of shots fired in the area of William and Fountain.

Paducah man arrested for the 4th time in 6 weeks

Paducah police this morning arrested a man for the fourth time in six weeks after he was found to be in possession of a stolen cellular phone.

Woman arrested in connection to investigation at Choate Mental Health Development Center

On February 5, 2020, the ISP Division of Internal Investigation was asked by IDHS to investigate a battery allegation by a mental health technician on a resident at the center.

Poplar Bluff Police PD: 6 sex offender found not in compliance during Halloween check

The police department conducted its annual Halloween sex offender compliance check.

Paducah man arrested after police pursuit on drug charges

It was determined that Ligon was in possession of a large quantity of methamphetamine.

  Man accused of attempted bank robbery in Sikeston, bank robbery in Charleston, Mo.

A man is accused of trying to rob a bank in Sikeston on Friday morning and then a bank robbery later in Charleston, Missouri.

Unlicensed Missouri dog breeder charged with animal abuse

Attorney General Eric Schmitt has filed 24 criminal charges against an unlicensed dog breeder in southern Missouri.

  Husband, wife arrested in connection to break-ins at Mt. Vernon storage facility they manage

The assistant police chief called the Bauers suspects in the break-ins.

  Rash of vehicle break-ins reported in Mayfield, Ky.

Police said over the past couple of weeks, and in every case reported, each vehicle broken into was left unlocked.

Stolen car found crashed into bridge

Deputies found a white car smashed into a bridge on KY 1686 in the Rule Shack area of Graves County.

$1 million bond set for suspects arrested in Jonesboro woman’s murder

Jonesboro police have arrested three people in connection to the murder of a 22-year-old woman.

Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Trigg Co.

According to KSP, an officer with the Trigg County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Forest Circle near Cadiz around 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday.

Man wanted in multi-state theft investigation

Authorities in western Kentucky and Tennessee are trying to track down a theft suspect.

Thieves steal fall decor in downtown Paragould

Downtown Paragould works to decorate their streets for the fall holidays, but some sticky fingers wanted to rain on their festivities.

Police investigating shooting in Murray, Ky.

Police are investigating after a man was shot on Monday, October 26.

Benton, Ill. man accused of burglary

A man was arrested in connection to a burglary.

Paducah man arrested following chase with deputies

A Paducah man was arrested after a vehicle chase on Monday afternoon, October 26.

4 suspects arrested in Carbondale shooting investigation, 1 person injured

City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a complaint of shots fired in the 300 block of E. Walnut St.

Man wanted in Weakley Co., Tenn, accused of shooting another man with ‘sawed-off shotgun’

A man is wanted after deputies say he hot a man with a sawed-off shotgun.

Paducah woman arrested for stealing man’s phone

On October 7, deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Lone Oak business to the complaint of a stolen phone.

USPS employee federally charged after discarding mail, absentee ballots into dumpster

A USPS employee has been federally charged after more than 100 absentee ballots and other mail were found discarded in a dumpster more than a week ago.

Suspect charged in Dyer County shooting death remains at large, TBI says

A weekend shooting has resulted in a West Tennessee man being charged with murder, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

  Hit-and-run crash leaves one dead

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 57-year-old Perryville woman was driving a 1989 Chevrolet 3500, when a 2010 Ford Fusion hit the pick-up truck from behind.

AMBER ALERT: abduction of 3- and 7-year-old girls, 2 boys dead

Aven, 3, and Nora Jackson, 7, are now missing. The suspect in the abduction and incident is their father, Donny Jackson, 40.(KBI)

  Police investigating 2 reports of shots fired in Cape Girardeau

The Cape Girardeau Police Department is investigating two separate reports of shots fired.

Bond set for woman accused of raping 14-year-old boy

A Jonesboro woman faces a rape charge after police say she had sex multiple times with an underage boy.

  2 vehicles stolen in Perryville, weapons stolen from other vehicles

A total of 13 cars were gone through during the night.

5th person charged in connection to Olney, Ill. murder

She allegedly rented a van that was used to take one of the suspects to Florida, with the intent to help him escape the law.

  Paducah man arrested for threatening people with a knife at motel

John C. Stringer, 54 of Paducah, was arrested on multiple charges following an incident at motel on the southside of Paducah.

  Poplar Bluff police: 3 people accused of shoplifting within 800 ft. of police department

Three people were arrested for alleged shoplifting.

  Paducah Police investigating ATM theft

Paducah Police are investigating an ATM that happened on Oct. 22, in the early morning.

Mayfield police investigating robbery

Police say a driver was robbed after picking up a pedestrian on October 20.

Man in custody, was wanted in Union Co. on child porn, grooming charges

A man wanted in Union County on child porn and grooming charges was taken into custody.

Carbondale man sentenced for shooting at cemetery employee

Ricky D. Richardson, 33 of Carbondale, was sentenced to 14½ years in an Illinois prison for aggravated discharge of a firearm and eight years for unlawful uses of weapons by a felon.

Home hit by gunfire in Cape Girardeau

Officers were called to the 2200 block of Good Hope Street for a report of shots fired.

Two arrested after McCracken County stand off

McCracken County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested two people following the execution of a search warrant and a standoff at a Reidland home in McCracken County.

President Trump grants clemency to Memphis man convicted alongside Alice Marie Johnson

Curtis McDonald was indicted alongside Alice Marie Johnson and more than a dozen others for drug trafficking and money laundering. Both went on to receive life sentences, but he was the last connected to the case still in prison.