POPLAR BLUFF TEEN ARRESTED IN NEW MADRID COUNTY ON METH CHARGE
A Poplar Bluff teenager is facing felony charges following her arrest over the weekend in New Madrid County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 19 year old Tiara Holloway was taken into custody Saturday afternoon on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Holloway is also facing a charge of possession of marijuana.
MAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY IN STODDARD COUNTY ON FORGERY WARRANT
Authorities in Stoddard County have taken an Osage Beach man into custody.
According to the Stoddard County Sheriff’s Department, 19 year old Jermaine Smith was recently arrested on a warrant for forgery.
Smith’s bond has been set at $7,500 and officials say he remained in jail as of this morning.
FIVE DAY BRIDGE PROJECT SET TO BEGIN TODAY IN DUNKLIN COUNTY
Route 412 in Dunklin County will be reduced with a 12 foot width restriction this week so Missouri Department of Transportation crews can perform bridge repairs.
MoDot officials say that the section of Route 412 to be affected is located from Route U to Route NN.
Weather permitting; work will take place today through Friday, from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm daily.
SUSPECT WANTED IN CONNECTION TO BREAK-INS AT THREE RIVERS COLLEGE
Poplar Bluff police are searching for a man in connection to several recent break-ins.
Officials with the Poplar Bluff Police Department tell KWOC News that the man is a suspect in multiple thefts from vehicles at Three Rivers College.
A picture of the suspect is available on the KWOC Facebook page.
Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is being asked to contact Patrolman David Perkins at 573-785-5776 extension 1346.
MAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON DRUG AND FIREARM CHARGES IN NEW MADRID COUNTY
Authorities in New Madrid County have arrested an area man on felony drug and gun charges.
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that 23 year old Keith Word, of New Madrid, was arrested Friday night on felony charges of unlawful use of a firearm and possession with intent to distribute – marijuana.
Word was taken to the New Madrid County Jail on a 24 hour hold.
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT WINNER SERIOUSLY INJURED IN SINGLE VEHICLE WRECK
Sikeston resident and winner of the third season of America’s Got Talent Neal Boyd has serious injuries following a single vehicle wreck over the weekend in Scott County.
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that the wreck occurred Saturday morning when Boyd’s vehicle ran off the side of Interstate 55 and struck multiple trees.
Boyd and a passenger in the vehicle were seriously injured in the wreck and taken to a Cape Girardeau hospital.
APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS
Applications are now available for area teens to join the Youth Conservation Corps.
The Corps is a paid summer work program for teens ages 15 to 18. The program offers summer employment for eight weeks on Mark Twain National Forest at the Poplar Bluff Ranger District.
Officials say that projects will include building trails, clerical/office support, maintaining and cleaning up campgrounds, and improving wildlife habitat. Four enrollees will be selected for the Poplar Bluff Ranger District through a random drawing.
More information is available at the Mark Twain National Forest website or by calling 573-996-2153. Applications are due by Monday, April 17th.