Category Archives: Crime

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 […]

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 […]