Tuesday May 3, 2016

CHILD STRUCK AND KILLED BY VEHICLE IN STODDARD COUNTYA young teenager has died after he was hit by a vehicle Monday in Stoddard County.

According to authorities, 13 year old Tristan Morrison was struck by the vehicle Monday afternoon at a Dexter intersection.

Morrison was taken to an area hospital where he died.


KENNETT POLICE ASKING FOR INFORMATION ABOUT MISSING PERSON Authorities in Kennett are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing person.

Officials with the Kennett Police Department tell us that 42 year old Tyrone Price was reported missing shortly after 1 pm on Sunday.

Price was last seen last Tuesday or Wednesday getting into a black SUV near his residence on Baldwin Street.

Price is described as an African American male, approximately six feet one inch and weighing approximately 190 pounds.

Anyone who has information about the whereabouts of Price is asked to contact the Kennett Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 573-888-4622.


THREE RIVERS COLLEGE TO HOLD MASS CASUALTY TRAINING EVENT Three Rivers College will hold its bi-annual mass casualty training event today.

The event will be held on the Westwood Campus of Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. The training helps prepare students in participating programs for a mass casualty emergency such as a natural disaster or terrorist attack.

Students from several fields of study will participate in the training, including three classes of nursing, EMT, LPN, and Paramedic students. The training will also receive support from local hospitals and ambulance services.

In keeping with the training’s focus on realism, the students themselves will coordinate much of the event, with students serving in leadership and command/control positions.

The college is also keeping the type of “disaster” under wraps, so that students have no chance to prepare beforehand.


TWO ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP IN KENNETT A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of two people on Monday.

According to the Kennett Police Department, officers conducted the stop Monday afternoon on U.S. 412. During the stop, a K-9 unit alerted on the vehicle and permission was granted to conduct a search.

Following the search, officers arrested 40 year old Doyle Gray, of Risco, and 42 year old Angeleke Bradley, of Malden, for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

Both parties were taken to the Dunklin County Justice Center on 24 hour holds.


MULTIPLE ENFORCEMENT PROJECTS SCHEDULED FOR THIS MONTH IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI The Missouri State Highway Patrol has announced that they will be holding multiple enforcement projects this month in Southeast Missouri.

Captain Jeffrey Vitale tells us that a sobriety checkpoint will be held in Stoddard County and a driving while intoxicated saturation will be held in Dunklin County.

Vitale says the checkpoint is a static operation on a specific highway that is designed to check every driver to ensure they are sober. The driving while intoxicated saturation is a mobile operation in which troopers saturate a specific area in an effort to arrest impaired drivers.

The operation will be conducted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies.


BRIDGE MAINTENANCE TO BE CONDUCTED TODAY IN DUNKLIN COUNTY Route O in Dunklin County will be reduced with a 10 foot width restriction today and tomorrow as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform bridge maintenance.

The bridge is located between Mallard Lane and Route V V. Work will take both days from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.