THREE IN CUSTODY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ON METH DISTRIBUTION CHARGE
Three men are facing a distribution charge after authorities discovered approximately 40 pounds of crystal methamphetamine inside the spare tire of a vehicle.
According to authorities, Carlos Uleces Rodriges Gamboa, Carlos Oswaldo Morales Marescal, and Dario Angel Andrejol Real were all arrested following a traffic stop earlier this month in Dunklin County that lead to the discovery.
Officials say the meth had a street value of around $320,000.
The three men are each facing one count of distribution of methamphetamine.
EMERGENCY MAINTENANCE FORCES CLOSURE OF POPLAR BLUFF MUNICIPAL LIBRARY ON TUESDAY
The Poplar Bluff Municipal Library was closed early Tuesday due to emergency maintenance.
The maintenance forced the closure and cancellation of all classes and events yesterday at the Library.
The Library will be open for normal hours today.
DEXTER MAN ARRESTED ON CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE AND PARAPHERNALIA WARRANT
Authorities in Stoddard County say that a Dexter man is in custody on a controlled substance warrant.
Officials with the Stoddard County Sheriff’s Department tell KWOC News that 36 year old Jimmy Buck Jr. was recently arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Buck’s bond was set at $15,000 cash only and officials say he remained in jail as of this morning.
TWO TORNADOS CONFIRMED TO HAVE OCCURRED IN NORTHEAST ARKANSAS ON MONDAY
Two tornados have been confirmed to have occurred during the storm system that crossed Northeast Arkansas on Monday.
According to the Memphis office of the National Weather Service, an EF-1 tornado was recorded at 5:27 pm, west of Paragould. The tornado had a path length of 2.4 miles, a width of 120 yards, and max winds reaching 85 to 90 miles per hour.
A weaker EF-0 tornado followed at 5:51 pm. This tornado was located east of Marmaduke and had a length of only seven-tenths of a mile. The second tornado’s width was recorded at 50 yards with max winds of 65 to 70 miles per hour.
HARVIELL MAN FACING FELONY LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT CHARGE
A Harviell man is facing a felony charge following his arrest Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 51 year old James Kreyling was arrested on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident. Further details about the accident were not available.
Officials say that Kreyling was also arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
Following the arrest, he was held in the Butler County Jail.
TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO METH ARREST IN KENNETT
Two people have been taken into custody on a drug charge in Kennett.
According to the Kennett Police Department, on Monday night officers located an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and narcotic related paraphernalia during a traffic stop.
Officials say that 57 year old Gregory Allen and 31 year old Rosemary Decker, both of Kennett, were arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance.
They were each held in the Dunklin County Justice Center pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutor’s office.