POPLAR BLUFF WOMAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON FELONY METH CHARGE
An area woman has been taken into custody on a felony meth charge.
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that 51 year old Jill Bieri, of Poplar Bluff, was arrested at around 7:30 pm Wednesday night on a charge of felony possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
Bieri is also facing a misdemeanor charge of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and was held in the Butler County Jail following the arrest.
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI MAN SENTENCED TO OVER 15 YEARS IN PRISON ON CHILD PORONGRAPHY CHARGE
A Caruthersville man has been sentenced to over 15 years in prison on a child pornography charge.
According to the United States Attorney’s Office, 42 year old Darryl Herron pled guilty in January to one count of sexual exploitation of a minor.
The investigation began in April 2017 after law enforcement officials discovered Herron was uploading images and videos consisting of child pornography to a cloud storage account and seized his mobile phone.
A sexually explicit image of a juvenile was found during an examination of the phone. At his guilty plea hearing Herron admitted that he used his phone to take the photograph.
Herron was sentenced Tuesday to 200 months in federal prison.
TWO IMPAIRED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS PLANNED FOR THIS MONTH IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol say that the agency is planning two operations this month for Southeast Missouri.
Captain Jeffrey Vitale, commanding officer of Troop E of the Highway Patrol, says that sometime during the month of May, Troop E officers will be conducting two impaired driving enforcement operations in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies.
An exact date or location for the two operations was not announced.
15 ARRESTS MADE DURING WARRANT ROUND UP IN SIKESTON AREA
A warrant round up yesterday in the Sikeston area resulted in numerous arrests.
Sergeant Jon Broom with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety says that a total of 15 people were taken into custody during the operation which began at around 6 am Wednesday.
A majority of the arrests were for possession or delivery of a controlled substance.
Broom says that the Scott County Sheriff, Cape Girardeau Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, ATF, and SEMO Drug Task Force assisted with the round up and the Missouri National Guard also assisted with supplying air coverage.
The following persons were arrested;
Bobby Lee Moore of Sikeston Possession of Controlled Substance
Katarious Harrington of Sikeston Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Eddie Moore of Sikeston Fail to Register as a Sex Offender
Thomas Wiley Jr. of Sikeston Unlawfully Receiving Public Assistance
Milas Walker of Sikeston Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Kenneth Hodgkiss of Sikeston Forgery/Identity Theft
Deadrian Armstrong of Sikeston Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Daniel Springer of Sikeston Possession of a Controlled Substance
Theresa Miller of Sikeston Possession of a Controlled Substance
Samantha Wilkinsons of Sikeston Unlawfully Receiving Public Assistance
Cody Vanover of Benton, MO Assault 2nd/Armed Criminal Action/Leaving the Scene of a Motor Vehicle Accident
William “Jessie” Oakes of East Prairie, MO Possession of Controlled Substance
Melissa Randol of Cape Girardeau Unlawfully Receiving Public Assistance
Rachel Ervin of Cape Girardeau Possession of a Controlled Substance
Christopher Messmer of Jackson, MO Possession of a Controlled Substance
MAN ARRESTED IN PEMISCOT COUNTY ON MULTIPLE DRUG REALTED CHARGES
Authorities in Pemiscot County have arrested a Bonne Terre man on multiple drug related charges.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 52 year old Leo Mattingly was taken into custody Wednesday evening on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
Mattingly is also facing charges of possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Following his arrest, Mattingly was held at the Pemiscot County Jail.
TWO ARRESTED AFTER RECEIVING METHAMPHETAMINE IN THE MAIL
Two people in Northeast Arkansas have been taken into custody after they received methamphetamine through the mail.
Greene County Sheriff David Carter tells KWOC News that Gregory Farndsen and Ashley Helzer-Farndsen were arrested after information was gathered about a controlled substance being sent to them in the mail numerous times.
Carter says the Sheriff's Department stood by with a search warrant while US Postal Inspectors delivered the package.
Deputies then entered the home and seized a 30 gram block of crystal methamphetamine.