RIVER RADIO NEWS 072315
MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER AFTER SHOOTING VICTIM DIES
A man is facing a murder charge after a shooting victim died Tuesday night.
According to authorities, Floyd Young is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting of Dustin Greer over the weekend.
Shortly after 3 am Saturday morning, Malden officers responded to a report of a crash and found Greer slumped over the wheel of an SUV and suffering from a gunshot wound.
Greer passed away on Tuesday.
MAN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN HIV EXPOSURE CASE
A Stoddard County man has been sentenced to a total of 30 years imprisonment in a HIV exposure case.
According to Stoddard County Prosecuting Attorney Russell Oliver, on Tuesday, David Mangum was sentenced by Circuit Court Judge Michael M. Pritchett to 15 years each on two separate counts of recklessly exposing another to HIV.
Mangum allegedly had sexual intercourse with multiple people without disclosing that he had HIV. Mangum estimated he had between 50 and 60 sexual partners from Stoddard County.
TEENAGER SHOT OUTSIDE OF JONESBORO CONVENIENCE STORE
A teenager was shot Tuesday night outside of a Jonesboro convenience store.
The teen was allegedly shot in the leg after he left the Race Street Market, according to KAIT. The victim told police that a large group of black males was walking towards him when he heard gunshots and started to run.
He was later dropped off at an area hospital.
The shooting is under investigation.
HAYTI TEEN ARRESTED ON BURGLARY CHARGE
A Hayti teenager is facing a burglary charge following an incident Wednesday in Kennett.
According to Kennett Police, shortly after 2 am Wednesday, officers were dispatched in reference to a call from a female who came home from work and noticed that her front porch light had been turned off and a strange vehicle was parked across the street at an abandoned house.
Officers discovered that her home had been burglarized and found property from the residence inside the strange vehicle.
The lone occupant of the vehicle was identified as 18 year old Demarion Stewart, of Hayti. Stewart was arrested on a charge of second degree burglary.
MICHIGAN MAN SOUGHT IN CONNECTION TO ALLEGED ASSAULT
Authorities in Kennett are searching for a man in connection to a reported domestic assault.
According to the Kennett Police Department, the victim had allegedly been assaulted and threatened with a knife.
The Police Department says that they are currently seeking charges on Michael Delany, of Michigan, for second degree domestic assault.
ARREST MADE IN DEXTER FIRE
An arrest has been made in connection to a fire earlier this week in Dexter.
According to the Stoddard County Sheriff’s Department, 54 year old James Lewis Higgs, of Dexter, has been arrested on a warrant for second degree arson.
The residence on North Sassafras is being considered a total loss following the Monday blaze. No injuries were reported.
SIX INJURED IN IRON COUNTY WRECK
Six people suffered injuries in a two vehicle wreck Wednesday in Iron County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred when one vehicle struck the back of another vehicle that was slowing down near Arcadia.
The six people injured were taken to a Farmington hospital following the wreck.
CENTER STAGE TO FINISH 2014-2015 SEASON WITH PERFORMANCE OF NUNSENSE
Three Rivers College’s community and student theatre company Center Stage will be wrapping up the current season next month with a performance of Nunsense.
The musical follows the “Little Sisters of Hoboken” as they put on a variety show to raise money following a tragic, and hilarious, accident at their convent.
The show will be held at 7 pm on August 6th, 7th, and 8th at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center. A final matinee performance will begin at 2 pm on August 9th.
Tickets are $10 for general admission or $5 with a student or college ID. They can be purchased in advance at the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce and the Three Rivers Financial Services Office. Tickets also will be sold at the door.