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SCC Partners with Clark County Drug/DWI Court to Provide Adult Education Classes

SCC Partners with Clark County Drug/DWI Court to Provide Adult Education Classes

The First Judicial Circuit Drug/DWI Court is excited to announce they have recently partnered with Southeastern Community College in southeast Iowa and will soon be offering High School Equivalency Preparation (formerly GED) classes, to not only the participants of their program, but also to the general public. These classes will be conducted in the conference […]

Third Arrest Made in Ongoing Drug Investigation

A Gorin woman was taken into custody on November 10th by the Memphis Police Department as part of an ongoing drug investigation by the MPD, Scotland County Sheriff’s Office and north Missouri Drug Task Force. Melissa A. Sizemore, 53, was arrested on a class B felony charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled […]

Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Bonaparte, Iowa

A Memphis man is facing charges after a stolen vehicle from Scotland County was recovered in Bonaparte, IA on November 9th. According to the Memphis Police Department, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Maverick Murphy, 21, on November 10th on the class C felony charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. Court documents […]

Deer Hunting Camp Site of Another Drug Arrest

Deer Hunting Camp Site of Another Drug Arrest

More than a decade after landing in hot water with the law during a drug arrest at a deer hunting camp, an Arnold, MO man is back in the custody of local enforcement. The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office reported the arrest of Scott A. Johnson, 50, on a class B felony charge of manufacturing a […]

Fugitive of the Week Nabbed in Memphis

Fugitive of the Week Nabbed in Memphis

A burglary suspect tabbed as the Fugitive of the Week by the Kirksville Police Department, was taken into custody by the Memphis Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Sunday. November 15th. Richard Elder, Jr., was arrested at 3:39 p.m. after initially trying to flee officers who had located him at a residence […]

U.S. Marshals Team Up With Local Law Enforcement to Verify Sex Offender Registry

U.S. Marshals Team Up With Local Law Enforcement to Verify Sex Offender Registry

With one of the most activity weekends of the year for area youth looming, local law enforcement were busily working behind the scenes to insure their safety. Days before children took to the streets for trick-or-treating, the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office and the Memphis Police Department were joined by officers from the U.S. Marshall’s Office […]

Second Arrest Made in Ongoing Drug Investigation

Second Arrest Made in Ongoing Drug Investigation

The Memphis Police Department reported a second arrest in an ongoing drug investigation aided by the North Missouri Drug Task Force. Officers from the MPD took Wesley R. Heckethorn, 60, of Memphis, into custody on Friday, October 30th. Heckethorn has been charged with a class B felony charge of sale of a controlled substance. According […]

Memphis Woman Facing Felony Drug Charges

Memphis Woman Facing Felony Drug Charges

A Memphis woman is facing felony drug charges following her arrest on Friday, October 23rd in Scotland County. According to the Memphis Police Department, Kimberly L. Newcomer, 51, was taken into custody without incident Friday on a Scotland County warrant for four class B felony charges of distribution, delivery or manufacture of a controlled substance. […]

Former Dispatcher Sentenced to 10 Years For Stealing Drugs From Sheriff’s Office

Former Dispatcher Sentenced to 10 Years For Stealing Drugs From Sheriff’s Office

A former dispatcher was sentenced to serve 10 years in the Missouri Department of corrections for stealing drugs from the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office while she was on duty. According to court documents, Ann M. Heevner, 35, of Wyaconda, was sentenced by Judge Thomas P. Redington on October 2nd to serve 10 years in the […]

Investigation Rules Downing Man’s Death a Suicide

Investigation Rules Downing Man’s Death a Suicide

The Scotland County’s Coroner’s office along with the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department and the Memphis Police Department were called to a rural Scotland County residence late Saturday morning, September 12, 2015 for an apparent gunshot wound victim. The victim was identified as Ronald Keith Robinson, 49. Robinson was found outside of his residence and was […]

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