Tag Archives: Scotland County Sheriff’s Office

Arrest Made in Drug Overdose Death

An Excelsior Springs man is facing a pair of felony drug arrests in Scotland County for his alleged involvement in the criminal investigation of an apparent drug overdose death last week. According to court documents, Christopher F. Wold,  33, is facing a class B felony charge of distribution of a controlled substance and a class […]

Sheriff’s Office to Join Youth Alcohol Enforcement Crackdown

The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Youth Alcohol Enforcement Campaign is joining the National Crackdown in an effort to reduce drunk driving fatalities.  The ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign will target substance-impaired drivers. Local and state law enforcement will be out in full force as part of the annual nationwide May/Youth Alcohol Enforcement Crackdown […]

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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. […]

Memphis Teen Injured in Crash Avoiding Deer

A Memphis teenager suffered minor injuries in an early-morning accident in Scotland County when his car overturned after attempting to avoid a deer. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Quinton S. Ashburn, 17, was westbound on Highway 136, one mile west of Memphis at 1:30 a.m. on October 17th when he swerved to miss […]

Big Bang Theory? Boom Heard, Felt Across Region

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, September 21st a loud bang was heard across northeast Missouri and southwest Iowa, shaking buildings and startling the countryside. The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office and the Memphis Police Department both rolled into action to patrol for a possible explosion or other disaster after calls poured into the dispatch reporting […]

Sheriff’s Office, PD Make Arrest in Vehicle Thefts

A Memphis man allegedly stole not one, not two, but three cars in one night to meet his personal transportation needs. According to the Memphis Police Department, Kyle K. Kessler, 28, is in custody on a parole violation warrant from Jefferson City. Kessler is suspected in a trio of vehicle thefts that occurred overnight on […]