• Poplar Bluff - On 10-10-14 at approximately 3:50 pm, Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Lester st Poplar Bluff in reference to a Burglary.  A mother was home alone with her three year old son when a white male entered her residence by cutting a screen in a window on the front of her residence.  She armed herself with a golf club and confronted the intruder.  The intruder flourished a knife, yelled, and jumped back out through the window and fled the scene.   The only item taken during the burglary was a laptop computer. Later that evening, a locating device installed on the computer indicated it had accessed the internet from a residence in the

    Oct 11,
  • Poplar Bluff - On 10/10 at approximately 4:15 pm the Poplar Bluff Police Department received a shoplifting complaint from an employee at the Dollar General Store located in the 2300 block of Cheshire Blvd Poplar Bluff.  According to the report, a white male concealed merchandise valued at $7.85 on his person; then left the store without paying for it.  Still images taken from the surveillance video footage were attached to this email.  We would appreciate any help your readers/viewers can provide in identifying and/or locating this suspect.  Anyone with information regarding the suspect’s identity or whereabouts is asked to contact Officer Brandon Hopper at 573-785-5776.

    Oct 11,
  • On 10-09-14 at approximately 1244 hrs Officers with the Poplar Bluff Police Department responded to the 800 block of Park st in reference to a report of gunshots fired into an occupied residence.  An occupant of the residence identified Gregory Kammerer (32, of Poplar Bluff) and Kevin Busby (26, of Poplar Bluff) as possible suspects in the shooting. A short time later, Officer Shane Bates located Kammerer’s vehicle a few blocks from the scene, and tried to initiate a traffic stop; the driver refused to stop.  The driver accelerated, turning repeatedly on streets in the downtown area; and he lost control after ramming a patrol vehicle. Cpl Dusty Johnson sustained minor injuries in the collision. Driver Gregory Kammerer and passenger

    Oct 09,

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