ARREST MADE IN CARDWELL HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION
An arrest has been made in connection to a Dunklin County homicide investigation.
According to Dunklin County Sheriff Bob Holder, 36 year old Trevor John Huber, of Cardwell, was taken into custody on Friday for the death of his mother, Charlotte Wilson.
Sheriff Holder says the homicide occurred at Ms. Wilson’s residence in Cardwell.
Huber is being charged with murder in the first degree and armed criminal action. He is scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning.
WOMAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING POLICE PURSUIT IN KENNETT
A woman was taken into custody over the weekend following a police pursuit in Kennett.
Officials with the Kennett Police Department tell KWOC News that early Sunday morning officers were dispatched to an area residence where a victim stated that someone had just stolen their vehicle.
While in the area, officers located and recovered a second stolen vehicle, which had not yet been reported and had been left parked just down from the original victim’s residence.
Officers located the original reported vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop at which point the driver refused to stop and attempted to strike an officer with the vehicle. The driver eventually drove into a yard and attempted to flee on foot.
Officers subsequently apprehended and arrested 30 year old Heather Quinn, of Kennett, for two counts of theft of a motor vehicle, tampering with a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, assault 1st degree on a law enforcement officer, and various traffic charges.
ADVANCE MAN ARRESTED ON METH CHARGE
Authorities in Stoddard County have arrested an Advance man on a felony drug charge.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 31 year old Matthew Payne was taken into custody Sunday on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
Payne is also facing charges including unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Following the arrest, Payne was held at the Stoddard County Sheriff’s Office.
KENNETT POLICE MAKE METH ARREST ON CHRISTMAS NIGHT
Authorities in Kennett arrested an area man for methamphetamine Christmas night.
According to the Kennett Police Department, at around 8:40 pm Tuesday night, officers located an individual who was being sought for questioning in several recent thefts.
When officers made contact, the subject attempted to flee, however officials say he was then taken into custody without incident. While detaining the individual, officers located an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and synthetic marijuana on the subject’s person.
41 year old Kelvin Harrell, of Kennett, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for methamphetamine and synthetic marijuana as well as resisting arrest. Harrell was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutor’s office.
ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS IS ACCEPTING USED CHRISTMAS TREES
Now that Christmas is behind us, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to take your Christmas tree off your hands.
The Corps of Engineers will be accepting used Christmas trees beginning today and continuing through January 18th.
All you have to do is drop your undecorated tree off in the marked location at the Redman Creek Recreation Area boat ramp.
Officials say the trees will be used to aid in establishing a fish shelter and small game habitat.
For more information, contact Natural Resources Specialist John Daves at 573-222-8562.