RIVER RADIO NEWS 060914
SATURDAY NIGHT SHOOTING IN KENNETT LEAVES ONE DEAD
A Saturday night shooting in Kennett has left one man dead and another facing murder charges.
According to authorities, 37 year old Jeremy J. Corcoran, of Kennett, has been charged with second degree murder and armed criminal action.
Corcoran is accused of fatally shooting 23 year old Andres Tijerina, of Kennett, several times with a 9 mm pistol. The shooting occurred at around 8 pm on South Hopper Street.
Investigators say the case is ongoing. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Kennett Police Department.
NINE YEAR OLD BOY ON BIKE DIES AFTER HITTING TRUCK
A nine year old boy who was visiting relatives in Campbell has died after he struck the side of a truck while riding a bicycle.
Aloysius Earl Siebert, of Circle City, Missouri was riding bikes with several other children Friday. Witnesses say Siebert was approaching the intersection of College Street and Gehring Avenue when he hit the side of a truck.
Siebert’s mother told KVFS that the bike had no brakes and the boy could not slow down.
Siebert was taken to an area hospital where he later died.
HORNERSVILLE MAN FACES SEX RELATED CHARGES
A Hornersville man is facing sex related charges.
According to authorities, Kenneth Ray Flanagan has been charged with first degree attempted statutory sodomy and attempted deviant sexual intercourse with a person under 14 years old.
An investigation by the Division of Child Protective Services led authorities to believe that Flanagan allegedly had sexual contact with a four year old girl between January and November of 2013.
A separate warrant was also issued for Flanagan. In it he has been charged with second degree burglary and first degree felony property damage for incidents that allegedly happened on March 3.
AUTHORITIES SEEK THREE SUSPECTS IN HOME INVASION ARMED ROBBERY
Authorities in Kennett are looking for three people who allegedly robbed a woman and her children last week.
According to investigators, the incident happened Wednesday shortly before midnight. Shaunta Jones told officers that three armed men had kicked in a door and entered her home. Jones said one man was armed with a rifle and the other two had handguns. The men reportedly tied Jones and one of her children up with zip ties and told Jones they wanted money and drugs. During the incident, Jones was struck in the face with the butt of the rifle and one of her children was struck in the head with a handgun.
The suspects took an Xbox and a handgun.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the Dunklin County Sheriff’s Department at 573-888-2424.
GOSNELL MAN FACES DRUG CHARGES AFTER WEEKEND ARREST
A Gosnell, Arkansas man is facing drug charges after his arrest early Saturday morning in Stoddard County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 36 year old Michael R. Crank was taken into custody shortly after 2:30 am Saturday. Crank has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine; felony possession of a controlled substance, Xanax; felony possession of drug paraphernalia; misdemeanor possession of marijuana; and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
SENATOR BLUNT’S STAFF HOSTS MOBILE OFFICE IN WAYNE COUNTY
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will host a Mobile Office on Wednesday, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the Wayne County Courthouse in Greenville.
Mobile Offices are opportunities for Missourians to discuss their questions or concerns with the federal government one-on-one with members of Senator Blunt’s staff.
To reach the Senator’s Office of Constituent Services, call 573-442-8151.
INTERSTATE 57 IN MISSISSIPPI COUNTY REDUCED FOR PAVEMENT REPAIRS
Southbound I-57 in Mississippi County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs.
This section of roadway is located from Exit 12 to Exit 10.
Weather permitting, work will begin Monday, June 9 from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm.
INTERSTATE 55 IN PEMISCOT COUNTY REDUCED FOR PAVEMENT REPAIRS
North and southbound I-55 in Pemiscot County will be reduced for the next few days as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs.
The affected section of roadway northbound is located between the 9.6 MM and the 10 MM and southbound is located between the .04 MM and the 1.0 MM.
Work is scheduled to take place today through Wednesday, from 6:30 am to 5 pm daily.