MAN FOUND WITH METH AFTER FOOT CHASE WITH POLICE
A man was arrested by Poplar Bluff Police Saturday following a foot pursuit.
According to the Poplar Bluff Police Department, an officer observed 22 year old Tyler Tippen, of Poplar Bluff, riding a bicycle Saturday evening. The officer knew Tippen had a warrant and attempted to make a stop.
Tippen allegedly jumped off his bike and fled on foot through a wooded area. He was placed under arrest following a short pursuit. During a search of Tippen, the officer found a small hand tool that contained a small baggie of a crystal like substance that later field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Tippen was taken to the Butler County Justice Center on charges of possession of drugs – methamphetamine and resisting arrest.
BLOOMFIELD MAN FACING DRUG CHARGES OUT OF POPLAR BLUFF
A Bloomfield man was taken into custody early Monday morning on multiple drug charges.
Deputy Chief Jeff Rolland with the Poplar Bluff Police Department tells us that 28 year old Jousha Lee Holderfield was arrested after an officer observed a green leafy substance in plain view next to Holderfield’s lap. A capped syringe and a bottle of blue pills were also found during a search.
At the Butler County Justice Center an official conducted a strip search on Holderfield and found a white bag hanging out of a body cavity. The white crystal substance was seized and field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Holderfield is facing charges including possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
DONIPHAN MAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON BURGLARY WARRANT
Authorities say a Doniphan man was taken into custody Monday on a burglary warrant.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 30 year old Rodney Wilson was arrested at around 12:30 pm Monday in Ripley County on a probation and parole warrant for burglary.
Following the arrest, Wilson was held at the Doniphan Police Department.
POPLAR BLUFF MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE WARRANTS IN BUTLER COUNTY
A Poplar Bluff man was recently taken into custody in Butler County on multiple warrants.
Sergeant Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells KWOC News that 24 year old Joshua Collins was arrested Monday afternoon on seven warrants.
The warrants were for multiple charges including driving while suspended/revoked and failure to appear for passing bad checks.
MAN ACCUSED OF HEAD BUTTING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
A Sikeston man is accused of assaulting a law enforcement officer during an incident over the weekend.
Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter tells KWOC News that officials with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the Miner Police Department responded to a domestic disturbance Sunday at a residence in Sikeston.
While at the residence, officials made contact with 41 year old Rickey Tucker. A deputy attempted walk past Tucker when Tucker allegedly elbowed the deputy in the chest and pushed the deputy against the residence. Tucker then kept striking the deputy in the chest with his elbow.
Tucker was tased and placed in handcuffs. He continued to resist and is alleged to have head butted a Miner Police Officer on the left temple.
Walter says Tucker was taken to an area hospital where he attempted to bite a deputy and made threats he was going to have the deputy’s family killed.
After being cleared by medical staff, Tucker was transported to the Scott County Jail. He has been charged with three counts of felony assault on a law enforcement officer, felony resisting arrest, and misdemeanor property damage.
MAN IN CUSTODY IN CONNECTION TO 2014 KENNETT SHOOTING
Authorities in Kennett say a man is in custody that was sought in connection to a 2014 shooting.
According to the Kennett Police Department, 22 year old Uzzi Caruthers, of Kennett, was arrested Friday night on multiple active warrants out of Dunklin County.
Caruthers had been wanted on a warrant for 1st degree assault, armed criminal action, discharging a firearm at or from a motor vehicle, and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Caruthers also had warrants for probation violations on original charges of property damage and tampering with a motor vehicle.
GIRL SCOUT REGISTRATION EVENT TO BE HELD THURSDAY IN POPLAR BLUFF
Area parents who want to get their young girls into the Girl Scouts will have a chance this week in Poplar Bluff.
A Girl Scouts Registration Event will be held from 5 to 7 pm Thursday at the Bess Center at Three Rivers College.
The event is for girls in grades K through 12 and there is a $15 yearly registration fee. For more information contact Aarika Cox at 877-312-4764 extension 1415.