Category Archives: Crime

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 […]

Attorney General’s Office to Prosecute Felony Drug Charges Against Memphis Man

Written on November 15, 2016 at 3:33 pm, by

A Memphis man is the Scotland County jail on numerous felony drug charges following his arrest over the weekend. Kevin A. Goosey, 53, of Memphis is being held on $75,000 cash only bond on each of three cases filed in the Scotland County Circuit Court by Missouri Assistant Attorney General Scott Sergent as the results […]

Police Warning Businesses, Residents of Utility Bill Scam

Written on October 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm, by

As temperatures turn cooler, no one wants their gas shutoff. That’s what scammers are counting on, as law enforcement agencies this week issued warnings to local business owners and residents regarding potential scam phone calls regarding unpaid utility bills. The Memphis Police Department is investigating a case involving an alleged scam regarding natural gas bills. […]

AR-15 Recovered From 2012 Edina Burglary

Written on October 11, 2016 at 4:34 pm, by

Knox County Sheriff Allen Gudehus reports the recovery of a firearm from a 2012 burglary near Edina. The Sheriff received information regarding a stolen AR-15, that was in the possession of a Memphis man, after he purchased it from a Cody Mathias.  Cody Mathias was charged with 2nd degree burglary after the theft of items […]

Memphis Man Facing Felony Charges After Allegedly Punching Police Officer

Written on October 11, 2016 at 4:31 pm, by

A Memphis man is facing felony charges after his arrest last week for allegedly striking a Memphis Police Officer. According to court documents, Jeffrey L. Cline, 39, has been charged with the class B felony of assault of a law enforcement officer and one count of class D felony resisting arrest following an incident on […]

Memphis Woman Ticketed for Providing Alcohol to Minors

Written on September 13, 2016 at 4:11 pm, by

An investigation into an under-aged drinking party has led to a pair of arrests by the Memphis Police Department. Two individual were ticketed following the incident, which occurred in the evening hours of September 3rd and the morning hours of September 4th. Karen A. Leekhoff, 42, of Memphis, was ticketed with supplying alcohol to a […]

Search for Fugitive Leads to Numerous Arrests in Memphis

Written on September 13, 2016 at 12:44 pm, by

A search for a Schuyler County fugitive led to a number of arrests in Scotland County on Friday after a pair of search warrants were executed at a rural Memphis residence. According to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, a search warrant was executed at the Philip L. Kirkpatrick residence on Ridge Road after information was […]