Category Archives: Crime

Scotland County Sheriff / Memphis Police Department Blotter

Written on February 13, 2018 at 4:11 pm, by

The following law enforcement related activities were logged from January 26th – February 1st by the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office dispatch service. February 2 traffic stop resulting in a verbal warning for speed investigation of threats made to hospital staff checked on the welfare of a child investigated suspicious activity at a home where owners […]

Scotland County Sheriff / Memphis Police Department Blotter

Written on February 6, 2018 at 6:50 pm, by

The following law enforcement related activities were logged from January 26th – February 1st by the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office dispatch service. January 26 Report of a house fire Report of a bush that had caught fire Traffic stop that resulted in a verbal warning for speed Investigation of an unlocked business after hours Report […]

Burglar Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

Written on February 1, 2018 at 9:30 am, by

A string of burglaries in Memphis during the summer of 2017 have resulted in a seven-year prison sentence for a Memphis man. Brandon J. Albertson, 30, was sentenced to seven years in the Missouri Department of Corrections after pleading guilty in December to the class D felony of burglary in the second degree. He was […]

Memphis Man Facing Reckless Burning Charge After Fire Damages Home

Written on January 30, 2018 at 12:43 pm, by

A Memphis man has been criminally charged after a Memphis property was damaged by fire on January 25th. Thompson Stricklen, 29, was ticketed with the Class B misdemeanor charge of reckless burning, after law enforcement alleged a bonfire at his property had ultimately led to a fire several properties away, resulting in damage to the […]

Scotland County Sheriff’s Office / Memphis Police Department Blotter

Written on January 25, 2018 at 9:24 am, by

The following incidents were logged by the dispatch service for the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office and Memphis Police Department from January 12 -18, 2018. JANUARY 12 complaint received of erratic traffic at the Ridge Road trailer park. multiple calls of an abandoned vehicle along the roadway investigation of a panic button pushed at a local […]

Scotland County Sheriff / Memphis Police Department Blotter

Written on January 18, 2018 at 9:27 am, by

The following law enforcement related activities were logged from January 5 – January 11th via the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office dispatch service. January 5 call about some forged checks assisted HS with a home visit on individual  that had not been attending school served 2 NO trespass orders 1- business and 1 personal property investigation […]

Iowa Man Seriously Hurt in Crash Trying to Evade Law Enforcement

Written on September 5, 2017 at 7:22 pm, by

An Iowa man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident in Schuyler County on Wednesday, August 30th while trying to flee from authorities. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kevin L. Anders, 41, of Moulton, IA was flown by Air Evac helicopter from the scene of the crash Missouri 202 Highway and Route Z. […]

Traffic Stop in Memphis Results in Drug Charges for Granger Man

Written on September 5, 2017 at 7:21 pm, by

Failure to display front registration on a motor vehicle resulted in a traffic stop in Memphis that ultimately landed a Granger man behind bars on drug charges. Three charges against Robin D. Spurgeon, 53, were filed in the Scotland County Circuit Court on August 30 and include a class C felony possession of methamphetamine, a […]

Additional Charges Filed in Memphis Burglary Case

Written on September 5, 2017 at 4:28 pm, by

Additional charges have been filed against a Memphis man who was arrested last week in connection with a pair of local burglaries. Brandon J. Albertson, 30, of Memphis is facing additional felony burglary and felony forgery charges. He was initially arrested on August 23rd for allegedly breaking into a residence at 428 N. Clay Street […]

Memphis Man Arrested on Burglary Charges

Written on August 29, 2017 at 3:43 pm, by

A pair of timely tips from citizens, including of the victims, helped the Memphis Police Department make an arrest related to a number of burglaries in town. Just before noon on August 23rd, Memphis Police Chief Bill Holland was contacted by a Memphis man reporting that his home had been burglarized. En route to the […]