SIKESTON POLICE SEARCHING FOR TWO SUBJECTS IN LATE JULY SHOOTING INCIDENT
Police say warrants have been issued for two Sikeston men that were allegedly involved in a late July shooting incident.
Captain James McMillen, with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, tells KWOC News that warrants have been issued for both 23 year old Dwayne Harris Jr. and 20 year old Orlando “TJ” Sheron Jr. on charges of 1st degree assault and armed criminal action. Sheron was also charged with unlawful use of a weapon.
The warrants stem from an incident on July 30th where the two men were shooting at each other at a Sikeston intersection.
Police do not think either man was hit during the shootout.
Anyone with information on either man’s whereabouts is asked to contact Sikeston DPS at their Crime Stopper’s Hotline at 573-471-1500.
ROBBERY LEADS TO ARREST OF SIKESTON MAN
A reported robbery Friday morning has resulted in the arrest of a Sikeston man.
According to authorities, multiple victims said they were awakened early Friday morning at a Sikeston residence by two white male subjects both wearing ski masks and one exhibiting a handgun.
The suspects reportedly took over $4,000 and five cell phones by force during the incident.
One of the victims recognized the voice of 28 year old Andrew Robinett as one of the robbery suspects.
Robinett was arrested at his residence shortly after the robbery and is facing charges of armed criminal action, 1st degree burglary, 1st degree robbery, unlawful use of weapon, and endangerment of a child.
Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter tells us that the investigation is still ongoing.
POPLAR BLUFF MAN ARRESTED ON DOMESTIC ASSAULT CHARGES
A Poplar Bluff man was taken into custody Friday evening on 2nd degree domestic assault charges.
Sheriff Mark Dobbs of the Butler County Sheriff’s Department tells KWOC News 38 year old Alvin Pitts was arrested on domestic assault charges. Sheriff Dobbs says Pitts allegedly assaulted his girlfriend, shoved her into a ditch, and held her down.
Pitts is also behind bars for a no bond felony probation violation warrant.
TWO KENNETT RESIDENTS ARRESTED FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP
Two Kennett residents are facing charges following their arrest over the weekend.
The Kennett Police Department tells KWOC News that officers were recently dispatched to an area on Floyd Street in reference to a theft.
Less than an hour later, officers found the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.
Both 33 year old Patrick Long and 31 year old Matthew Waller were arrested for possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor stealing.
CLOTHING AND OTHER ITEMS TAKEN FROM POPLAR BLUFF CHURCH
Authorities are investigating a theft from a Poplar Bluff church.
According to Poplar Bluff Police, clothing and other items were recently taken from Grace United Methodist Church.
The suspects allegedly broke into the church and took the items which had been collected for children in need. Police are searching for suspects in the case.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RELEASED ABOUT FATAL BLYTHEVILLE SHOOTING
(AP) - Law enforcement officials are still looking for information on the identity of at least one shooter involved in a Saturday night brawl between two Blytheville families that left one woman dead and at least 11 others injured or wounded.
Blytheville Police Assistant Chief Ricky Jefferson says officers are conducting witness interviews, but hadn't developed a name for the fatal shooter of 19-year-old Adline King by Monday afternoon.
Prosecutor Scott Ellington says there was at least one other shooter on King's side of the feud. He says King and another woman, who both have children fathered by the same man, were at the center of the argument that took place at a wake after a funeral Saturday night.
THIS IS THE FINAL WEEK TO REGISTER FOR FALL CLASSES AT THREE RIVERS COLLEGE
The deadline to register for fall classes at Three Rivers College is rapidly approaching.
The last day to register for classes is this Friday, August 14th. You can find out more information about classes offered at Three Rivers online at trcc.edu.
Fall semester classes are scheduled to begin on Monday, August 17th.
PAVEMENT REPAIRS TO CAUSE DELAYS THIS WEEK IN STODDARD COUNTY
Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will be in Stoddard and Cape Girardeau counties today and tomorrow for pavement repairs on Route P.
During the repairs, Route P will be reduced to one lane between 7:30 am and 4 pm each day.
The work zone will be located between Route 91 in Stoddard County and Route 25 in Cape Girardeau County.