RIPLEY COUNTY MAN ARRESTED AFTER A YEAR LONG INVESTIGATION
A Ripley County man is caught after a multi-year criminal investigation.
Sergeant Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells KWOC News, authorities obtained an arrest warrant for 66 year old Kenneth White. He was located at his residence in Fairdealing and taken into custody.
White has been charged with 17 separate counts, including first-degree statutory sodomy, incest, and statutory rape of a child under the age of 14. Parrott says this was a joint effort by the Ripley County Sheriff's Office, the Carter County Sheriff's Office, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
White was transported to the Carter County Jail where he is being held on a $200,000 cash bond.
SILVA MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE FELONY CHARGES OVER THE WEEKEND
A Silva man is facing multiple felony charges following his arrest Saturday afternoon.
According to Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, 58 year old Lloyd Foster was arrested on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a misdemeanor amount of marijuana.
Foster was transported to the Wayne County Jail, where he was booked and lodged.
QULIN MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES OVER THE WEEKEND
A Qulin man is facing drug charges following his arrest in Butler County.
According to the Butler County Sheriff’s Department, 22 year old Keith Jones was recently arrested on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Jones was transported to the Butler County Justice Center, where is has booked and later released.
NEW DAY MINISTRIES TO HOST FEED AND SEED EVENT
New Day Ministries in Poplar Bluff will be hosting a feed and seed event on November 17th from 3 to 5 pm.
The event is first come, first serve, and packs will be limited to one per family. New Day Ministries is located at 703 Franklin Street.
If you would like more information, contact Pastors Vernon and Nancy Wolverton at 573-718-4578.
OXLY MAN ARRESTED ON SEVERAL DRUGS CHARGES OVER THE WEEKEND IN BUTLER COUNTY
An Oxly man is facing several drug charges after his arrest Friday Night in Butler County.
Sergeant Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells KWOC News that 44 year old David Hatton was arrested shortly before 10 pm on felony charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
Parrott says that Hatton is also charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia – methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.
POPLAR BLUFF MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES
Poplar Bluff police arrested a man last week on drug charges.
According to the Poplar Bluff Police Department on Thursday evening, an officer found 23 year old Joshua Wilkerson to be in possession of a plastic bag with an undisclosed amount of marijuana and a smoking pipe which field tested positive for methamphetamine.
Wilkerson was taken into custody on charges of possession of a controlled substance– methamphetamine, possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
HIGHWAY PATROL URGES DRIVER TO BE CAUTIOUS WITH CHANGING WEATHER
With temperatures starting to approach freezing overnights across the state, the Missouri State Highway Patrol is asking drivers to be cautious.
Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells KWOC News that widely varying temperatures can leave roadways or bridge floors covered with frost.
Even though roads appear to be clear, it is important to slow down and watch for slick areas, especially early in the morning.
Johnson also says that temperature changes also cause fog to develop. Drivers need to slow down, turn on their headlights, and be prepared to stop in foggy conditions.