Kennett Police Reports

Thursday, July 5, 2018

May 27, 2018

At approximately 8:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of Michael Street in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, officers noted that someone had illegally entered the residence and destroyed the entire inside. At the time of this report, there are no suspects.

At approximately 10:56 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Ballard in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, officers learned that a subject had caused damage to property in and around the residence. Officers subsequently arrested 35 year old Stephanie McCoy of Kennett for Property Damage 1st Degree. McCoy was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center pending the filing of formal charges.

At approximately 11:05 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of S. Main Street in reference to an assault. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the victim who identified the suspect. Officers later located and arrested 46 year old Ramona Whitlock of Kennett for assault. Whitlock was later released on a Kennett Municipal Court summons pending her court date.

At approximately 11:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of N. Everett Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, officers were advised that one party had already left and that the remaining party did not wish to pursue charges.

May 28, 2018

At approximately 2:07 a.m., officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 700 block of S. Jackson Street. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the parties involved who did not wish to pursue charges.

At approximately 2:41 p.m., officers were dispatched to the old Billís BBQ building on Saint Francis Street in reference to juveniles breaking windows. Upon arrival, the juveniles had already fled and were not located. This incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 3:21 p.m., officers received information that a wanted person was inside of a residence in the 1100 block of Floyd Street. Upon arrival, officers received permission to search the residence and located the suspect hiding inside. While attempting to secure the suspect, he attempted to flee. After a brief struggle, officers subsequently arrested 24 year old Tory Cole of Kennett. Cole was arrested on an active state of Missouri warrant issued out of Dunklin County and held in the Dunklin County Justice Center. Cole was also placed on a twenty-four hour hold for Resisting Arrest pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutorís office.

May 29, 2018

At approximately 7:05 a.m., officers were dispatched to The Wash House on Saint Francis Street in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, officers were advised that someone had unlawfully entered the business over night and had stolen items from within. At the time of this report, there were no suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 8:21 a.m., officers were dispatched to the University of Missouri Extension office on N.Main Street in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, officers noted that a window on the front of the business had been broken out. At the time of this report, there were no suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 10:12 a.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of Maple Street in reference to a wanted person. Upon arrival, the suspect fled out of the rear of the residence and was later located hiding behind a shed nearby. Officers subsequently arrested 56 year old John Rogers of Kennett. Rogers was arrested on an active state of Missouri warrant issued through Dunklin County. Rogers was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrant only.

At approximately 11:34 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Kennett police Department in reference to a theft that had occurred in the 1000 block of North Street. Upon arrival, officers learned that items had been stolen from the victimís yard on two separate occasions. At the time of this report, there were no suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 3:04 p.m., officers began receiving multiple calls on a male running around the area of Court Street acting strange and making suicidal comments. Upon arrival in the area, officers located the male who by that time was nude, bleeding profusely, and appeared under the influence of some type of narcotic. It was discovered that the male had injured himself when he jumped through a large window on the front of a residence nearby. After the subject attempted to jump through the window of a patrol vehicle, officers were eventually able to subdue and detain him until an ambulance could arrive to transport him for treatment and an evaluation.

At approximately 8:04 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1100 block of Lois Drive in reference to a report that someone had someone pull a gun on them. Upon arrival, officers were advised that the victim had made an agreement to sell property to someone and met them in the parking lot of a local business. Upon arrival, the suspect refused to pay for the items after receiving them and pointed a firearm at the victim. At the time of this report, a possible suspect was identified however not located. This incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 9:37 p.m., officers arrested 32 year old Scotty Richey of Kennett on an active Missouri Probation and Parole warrant. Richey was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrant only.

May 30, 2018

At approximately 11:36 a.m., officers were dispatched to Havocís Ink Emporium on Saint Francis Street in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, officers noted that someone had forced entry into the business and has stolen several items. At the time of this report, there are no suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 2:34 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 2000 block of Bradley Street in reference to a juvenile armed with a knife attacking their mother. Upon arrival, officers learned that there were no weapons involved in the incident and that it was only a verbal dispute between family members.

At approximately 5:27 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on Saint Francis Street near Everett Street. During the stop, officers subsequently arrested 42 year old Jeffery Black of Campbell on an active Missouri Probation/Parole violation warrant. Black was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrant only.