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KENNETT MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES
Authorities say that a Kennett man was arrested Monday on multiple charges.
According to the Kennett Police Department, Monday afternoon officers received information that a subject with outstanding warrants was sitting inside a vehicle on Central Street.
At the scene, officers located the man barricaded inside a van and armed with a shotgun.
After speaking with officers, 26 year old James Payne was taken into custody without incident.
Inside the vehicle, officers located an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine, prescription medication, ammunition, and the firearm.
Payne was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a controlled substance, and on a preexisting warrant issued out of Dunklin County.
91ST STODDARD COUNTY FAIR BEGINS TODAY
The 91st Stoddard County Fair is scheduled to begin today.
The fair will kick-off with the parade in downtown Dexter this evening at 5:30 pm. Youth games will also be held directly after the parade, for ages 12 and under.
AREA WOMAN ARRESTED ON METH CHARGE IN BUTLER COUNTY
An area woman has been taken into custody in Butler County on a felony drug charge.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 38 year old Mary Babcock, of Piedmont, was arrested Sunday on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
Babcock is also reportedly facing a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Following the arrest, she was held at the Butler County Jail.
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