Category Archives: Crime

Alarm, Rapid Response Foil Pharmacy Burglary Attempt

Written on August 22, 2017 at 4:54 pm, by

The drive-thru window at the Scotland County Pharmacy proved to be closed for an unwelcomed early morning visitor on Wednesday, August 16th. The security system at the pharmacy, located just off of Highway 136 near Shopko, was triggered at 2:45 a.m. when a burglar attempted to gain entry to the building by breaking out the […]

Memphis Woman Facing Drug Charge Following Search of Arbela Residence

Written on August 8, 2017 at 6:51 pm, by

While the target of a Clark County arrest warrant wasn’t home when the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office came calling on August 1st, an occupant of the Arbela residence has landed in hot water after drug paraphernalia was found in her possession. According to court documents, Melissa F. Fox, 35, of Memphis, was present at the […]

Memphis Man Facing Child Enticement Charge

Written on August 8, 2017 at 4:14 pm, by

A Memphis man is facing a felony charge of attempted enticement of a child after he was arrested in Memphis on Wednesday, August 9th by officers from the Memphis Police Department and Scotland County Sheriff’s office. Timothy Wireman, 24, was taken into custody at Johnson Park in Memphis at 3:55 p.m. following an undercover investigation […]

Unionville Man Facing Drug Charge After Found at Wheel of Vehicle Blocking Traffic

Written on July 24, 2017 at 2:14 pm, by

A Unionville man is facing several charges following a drug-related arrest in Memphis on July 19th. Albert J. Suitt, Jr., 58, has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) as well as misdemeanor charges of operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, failure to register a motor vehicle and no insurance. […]

Baring Man Charged With Attempted Enticement of a Child

Written on July 24, 2017 at 11:54 am, by

A Baring man is facing a felony charge of attempted enticement of a child following his arrest by the Memphis Police Department on July 18th. David D. Couch, 21, is being held in the Scotland County Jail on $100,000 cash only bond. He was taken into custody on July 20th following an investigation into his […]

Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Memphis

Written on July 18, 2017 at 6:36 pm, by

A follow-up review after a routine traffic stop in Memphis over the weekend has uncovered a stolen vehicle that authorities believe may also have ties to a local burglary. According to the Memphis Police Department, a white Honda Civic was stopped near Gas & More on Friday evening, July 14th at 10:30 p.m. The driver […]

Memphis Man Facing Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:09 pm, by

A Memphis man is facing drug-related charges following a traffic stop in Memphis last week. Landon T. Foster, 22, has been charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia  and could face additional charges for illegal possession of a controlled substance. He was also ticketed for failure to drive on the right half […]

Wilson Appointed Special Prosecutor for Howard County Manslaughter Case

Written on February 10, 2017 at 10:40 am, by

Memphis attorney April Wilson on February 1st filed charges in a Howard County suicide that she believes was the result of bullying. Wilson, who was appointed special prosecutor in the case, filed charges against the former boss of 17-year-old Kenneth Sutter, of Glasgow, who on December 21st took his own life with a self-inflicted gunshot. […]

Police Investigating Break Ins at Memphis Storage Units

Written on November 22, 2016 at 12:09 pm, by

The Memphis Police Department is investigating a series of thefts at the Memphis Storage Units located on the north edge of town. The investigation began on November 16th when one storage unit renter reported the padlock on the door had been cut and removed and numerous items had been taken from the storage unit. The […]

Police Investigate Gun-Related Incident Near School’s Bus Barn

Written on November 22, 2016 at 11:47 am, by

Tuesday afternoon, as school was letting out, the Memphis Police Department received a complaint that a youth, who appeared to be doing some target practice on private property near the Scotland County R-I bus barn, was being unsafe with the line of fire, possibly creating some danger for the neighboring properties. The initial complaint indicated […]