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Assault suspect's remark leads to additional charges (03/02/15)
A man faces drug and assault charges after a Saturday incident in Perry County. Joshua Buza, 31, of Perryville, Missouri, is charged with second-degree domestic assault, a felony, and possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors...
Southeast student charged after alleged threats to roommates (03/02/15) 2
A Southeast Missouri State University student faces charges after he allegedly threatened to rape and kill his roommates. Sinuo Li, 25, of Cape Girardeau has been charged with third-degree assault in the Saturday incident. Li's roommates, Yuangianzi Yan and Qiu Zinn, said Li got angry about 5 p.m. Saturday at their home on South Park Avenue in Cape Girardeau and threatened multiple times to rape Yan and kill Zinn, according to a probable-cause statement filed in the case...
Woman found slain in Cairo (03/02/15)
A homicide in Cairo, Illinois, is being investigated, according to Alexander County Coroner Willie Bingham. Gloria Faye Wiggins, 25 was found dead in Cairo early Friday morning. Bingham completed an autopsy Saturday and said the results are pending until after the investigation is complete...
Armed suspect seriously hurt in officer-involved shooting (03/01/15) 30
An aggravated assault suspect was seriously injured in a police-involved shooting Saturday morning. James Wilkins, 28, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries after the shooting, which occurred about 10:50 a.m. Saturday at Town House Inn, 505 N. Kingshighway...
Union County prosecutor appointed to state appellate prosecutor board (03/01/15)
Union County State's Attorney Tyler Edmonds has been appointed to the board of governors of the Illinois State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor. Edmonds was appointed during a special board meeting Thursday in Springfield, Illinois, according to a news release...
Man, woman jailed on drug, weapons charges (03/01/15)
A man from Oran, Missouri, and a woman from Benton, Missouri, are in the Scott County Jail after various drug and weapons charges. Glen Adams, 56, of rural Oran was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm silencer...
Man arrested for shooting gun into the ground near boy (03/01/15)
A Sikeston, Missouri-area man was arrested by Scott County sheriff's deputies on a charge of unlawful use of a weapon after he allegedly shot a gun at the ground near a boy in Oran, Missouri. Timothy Jarvis, 37, of County Highway 529 near Sikeston, was charged Saturday, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. ...
Cape Girardeau police report 3/1/15 (03/01/15)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Jasimane D. Flennoy, no age given, of Lilbourn, Missouri, was issued a summons for driving while intoxicated. n Isaiah M. Lane, 24, of St. Louis was arrested on a warrant...
Coroner's jury to be called in Carter County shooting death (02/27/15)
VAN BUREN, Mo. -- A coroner's jury will be convened to look into the circumstances of the weekend death of a Carter County man who was shot and killed in his Eastwood-area home. The Carter County Sheriff's Department received a call at about 1:35 a.m. Friday from a woman near Eastwood requesting an ambulance for a family member, Sheriff Rick Stephens said earlier...
Cape Girardeau police report 2/27/15 (02/27/15)
The Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt. n Jasimane D. Flennoy, 23, of Lilbourn was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. n Tristan M.J. Amann, 19, 6801 State Highway 25, was arrested on suspicion of assault, resisting arrest, and minor in possession of alcohol...
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