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Man Responsible for Car Jacking Sentenced

A Georgia man, who was responsible for a carjacking two years ago, has been sentenced to jail time. The carjacking took place in the parking lot of a Cape Girardeau Wal-Mart. The man was identified as 55 year-old John Clifford Czarnecki The suspect carjacked the victim at knifepoint and tied her hands up. The man and…read more »

Reward Being Offered for Information On Parma Fire

Fire crews were called out to multiple fires during the overnight hours on Thursday in Parma Missouri. Police have confirmed arson in a fire that broke out at the city hall building. Officials say, A fire at the former mayor’s home is considered suspicious. Officials also expected Arson was involved. The fires are still under…read more »

Taking of 114 Fish Leads To Four Arrests in Illinois

Four suspects were taken into custody following an investigation by officers with the Illinois Department of Conservation. Officials say, the subjects were arrested for the unlawful take of 114 bass, in Jackson County. Officials said they received information of three people, allegedly fishing Burning Star Fish and Wildlife Area. Officials say, they identified distinguishing features…read more »

Jackson Man Arrested for DWI

A Jackson Missouri man was arrested in Cape Girardeau County. The arrest was made at 11:22.p.m. The man taken into custody was identified as 64 year-old James a. Turnbrough. He was arrested for DWI – persistent offender, a Felony for Unlawful Possession of a weapon. He was also charged with a Felony for leavening the…read more »

Man Injured As Vehicle Strikes a Tree

There was a solo vehicle crash in Pemiscot County. The crash occurred at 5:24.p.m. on Wednesday evening on Route D.2 miles south of Caruthersville. The driver of a 2005 Jeep Wrangler was injured in the crash. The victim was identified as 33 year-old Aaron J. Kimmel. The crash happened when the vehicle he was driving…read more »

Popular Bluff Man Arrested for Drug Possession

A Popular Bluff Missouri man was taken into custody in Butler County. The arrest was made at 9:26.p.m. on Wednesday night. The man taken into custody was identified as 28 year-old Jacob A. Starnes. He was arrested for Possessing a Controlled Substance of Hydrocodone, Marijuana. He was also charged with Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.…read more »

Cape Girardeau Man Sentenced for Stealing Cash Register

A Cape Girardeau man has been sentenced to jail in the Illinois Department of Corrections. The man was identified as Emanuel M. Crespo. He was sentenced to four years at the Facility after pleading guilty to one count of Burglary (Class 2 Felony). He will also have to serve two years of mandatory supervised release,…read more »

Chaffee Woman Arrested for Drug Possession

A Chaffee Missouri woman was taken into police custody in Butler County. The arrest was made just before 11.p.m. on Wednesday night. The woman taken into custody was identified as 32 year-old Heidi E. Best. She was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance of Klonopin and a Felony for Possession of Narcotics inside of…read more »

Illinois Unemployment Rate Up Slightly in March

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in March, up +0.1 percentage point from the prior month, and nonfarm payrolls were down -2,800 jobs over-the-month based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released by IDES. The February jobs loss…read more »

Man Arrested For Distributing Marijuana.

A Sikeston man was taken into custody in Scott County. The arrest was made just before 9.p.m. on Wednesday night.  The man was identified as 22 year-old Rubin R. Hampton. He was arrested on a Felony for distributing a controlled substance of Marijuana. He was taken to the Scott County Jail. He was held there…read more »

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