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FMCSA issues Emergency Declaration in support of the Midwest Floods

In response to extensive flooding in the Midwest, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has exempted truck drivers involved in flood relief efforts from certain regulations, including hours of service. FMCSA has issued a Regional Emergency Declaration for motor carriers and drivers providing direct assistance supporting emergency relief efforts in the following states: Arkansas,…read more »

Man Arrested for Driving Under the Influence

Police say, a Paducah Kentucky man was taken into police custody following a traffic stop. The arrestwas made early Friday morning at 12:40.a.m. The man was identified as 29 year-old Edward Mitman. Police say, they stopped a 2008, Chrysler SUV, for traffic violations, in the 6100 block of Old Mayfield Road.  Mitman was operating the…read more »

Body of Missing Man Found

A Death Investigation after a body of a man was found. The body was discovered n a remote area of Campbell Pond in Jackson County on Thursday, March 21.  The body discovered is believed to be the body of 43 year-old William Stroud. An Autopsy into the cause of death has been scheduled. Investigators determined…read more »

Man Leads Police on Chase

Police say, they took a man into custody, who led them on a chase from Charleston to Sikeston. The man was identified as 24 year-old D’Marius Ingram. He was seen driving a vehicle on South Main St. around 6 p.m. on Thursday. He was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, resisting arrest and driving…read more »

Man Jailed for Stealing Woman’s Debit Card

A Herrien Illinois man is in jail at the Illinois Department of Corrections. The man was put in jail after police in Carbondale Illinois Invested a case involving a missing debit card. The man was identified as 50 year-old Robert L. Blair. He interred a guilty plea last on March 12; 2019.He was charged with…read more »

Man Arrested On Two Warrants

A Popular Bluff man was taken into police custody in Butler County. The arrest was made just before 10.p.m. The man taken into custody was identified as Eli Q Parrish. He was arrested on two warrents. He was arrested on a Warrant from the Popular Bluff Police Department for Failing to Appear. He also had…read more »

Elderly Man To Serve Probation for Bank Robbery

An elderly man, who robbed a bank in July has been will be required to serve four years of probation. He must also spend 180 days on house arrest along with ten weekends in jail. The man was identified as 82 year-old Arthur Bays. The verdict was given to him in connection with holding up…read more »

Man Booked for Hitting Woman with Hammer

A man has been taken into police custody for assault and is facing charges. Police say, the incident happened at Trimble Street in Paducah. The man was identified as Jhah A. Rizen. Police say Rizen refused to let a woman leave the home after reportedly assaulting her, threatening to kill her, and holding a knife…read more »

Man Arrested for Failing to Appear

A Lake of the Ozarks man was taken into police custody in Cape Girardeau County. The arrest was made at 1:24.p.m.  on Thursday afternoon. The man taken into custody was identified as 27 year-old Pete A. Bellington. He was arrested on a Felony for failing to appear on a charge for Dangerous Drugs. The Montgomery…read more »

Three Arrested in Connection With Advertising

Three people were taken into police custody in McCracken County on Tuesday following an investigation at two area hotels. All three people were taken into custody in connection with complaints about online advertisements. The three suspects arrested were identified as 46 year-old LaWana F. Quertermous, 29 year-old Annie Yeager, and 26 year-old Aaron J. Kelley.…read more »

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