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The Salem Police Department released their reports involving stolen a license plates, shoplifters, and a missing juvenile. On Monday, November 23rd
at 4:29 p.m. an officer was contacted at the station in reference to a lost or stolen license plate. The investigation of the report revealed that a person or persons unknown took the license plate from a 2005 Nissan truck. Later that evening at 7:28 p.m. an officer was detailed to Wal-Mart in reference to a shoplifter. The investigation of the report led to the detention of a 16 year-old male juvenile for stealing a half-gallon of Captain Morgan rum valued at $23.00. The juvenile was released to a parent and the report will be forwarded to the juvenile office. On Tuesday, November 24th
at 12:26 p.m. an officer was contacted at the station in reference to a missing juvenile. The investigation of that report revealed two 14- year old female juveniles left school and met up with a 16-year old female juvenile. The three juveniles met with two 18-year old males and a 17-year old male juvenile at a residence of a 36- year old female on Hawkins Street. Further investigation led to the arrest of the 18-year old males, the 17-year old male and the 36-year old female for endangering the welfare of a child. The four suspects were incarcerated pending the application for warrants. The juveniles were detained as runaway juveniles and later released to their parents and the report will be forwarded to the juvenile officer. On Wednesday, November 25th
at 3:53 p.m. an officer was dispatched to Wal-Mart in reference to a shoplifter. The investigation of the report led to the arrest of a 22-year old male of Salem for stealing merchandise from the store. He was issued a summons to appear in court and released. On Friday, November 27th
at 7:40 a.m. an officer was contacted at the station in reference a lost or stolen license plate. The investigation of the report revealed that a person or persons unknown took the front plate off of a 1995 Dodge Intrepid. Please contact the Salem Police Department at (573) 729-4242 if you have any information regarding the stolen license plates that are still under investigation.
The Dent County Sheriff’s Department released their reports involving unlawful possession. On Sunday, November 22nd at 4:58 in the afternoon, a Dent County Deputy contacted and individual in reference to a misdemeanor warrant. While at the residence on county Road 2340, the deputy was granted consent to search. During the search, the deputy asked if there were any weapons in the house. Both occupants stated that there were weapons. A resident, 38-year old William E. Roberts was charged with two felony counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, with bond set at $15,000 Cash Only.
Jonathan Hambacker scored 19 points and Phillip Moser added 14 more as the Salem Tigers beat West Plains in their home opener, 50-40. The Tigers were 14-17 from the free throw line in the game while West Plains was only 8-17. The Tigers will be off until next Tuesday when they will host Waynesville.
R.J. Umberger posted his second career hat trick, including the game-winning goal early in the third period, and added an assist, as the Columbus Blue Jackets recorded a rare win over the St. Louis Blues, 5-2, at Nationwide Arena. Erik Johnson and Paul Kariya scored for St. Louis. Chris Mason allowed three goals on 25 shots to take the loss. The Blues will be in San Jose Thursday night.
St. Louis Cardinals have signed catcher Jason LaRue to a one-year contract and signed minor league infielder Ruben Gotay to a minor league contract.
Funeral services for Walter Dwayne Richards Sr. of Rolla, age 54, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be tonight from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery in Salem with full military honors.
Funeral services for Karlheinz Eissinger of Rolla, age 84, will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rolla. Visitation will be from 5:00 t0 7:00 Wednesday at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Interment will be in the Ozark Hills Memorial Gardens in Rolla with full military honors. Memorials may be made to the Redeemer Lutheran Church Building Fund.
Funeral services for George C. Keener of Salem, age 93, will be held at a later date. Interment will be in the Warden Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services for Gregory E. Stringer of Salem, age 33, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the New Hope Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the New Hope Cemetery.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 56.
Tonight..Clear early then becoming mostly cloudy, low of 38.
Wednesday..Mostly cloudy with a 70% chance for rain changing over to snow with little or no accumulation expected, high of 41.
Wednesday night..Partly cloudy, low of 25.
Thursday..Partly cloudy, high of 36.