Kennett Police Reports

Thursday, August 9, 2018

July 29, 2018

At approximately 2:17 p.m., officers were dispatched to Walmart on First Street in reference to a shoplifter that had fled on foot. Officers located the suspect hiding inside the Wendyís restaurant. Due to the fact that he had previously been banned from Wal-Mart properties, officers subsequently arrested 29 year old Christopher Smith of Kennett for 1st Degree Burglary. Smith was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutorís office.

At approximately 2:44 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of S. Vandeventer and Vandeventer Place. During the stop, officers located an undisclosed amount of marijuana. Officers subsequently arrested 27 year old Gregory Bowles of Kennett for Possession of Marijuana. Bowles was later released on a Kennett Municipal Court summons pending his court date.

At approximately 6:06 p.m., officers were dispatched to Walmart on First Street in reference to a female who had previously been banned from Wal-Mart Properties was inside the store. Upon arrival, officers were advised that the suspect had shoplifted as well and fled the store before officers arrived. The suspect was identified and a report was completed and forwarded to the Dunklin County Prosecutorís office for the filing of formal charges.

At approximately 7:33 p.m., officers were dispatched to Walmart on First Street in reference to a shoplifter. Upon arrival, after subsequent investigation, and due to the fact that the suspect had been previously banned from Walmart properties, officers arrested 54 year old Stephanie Hickman of Kennett for 1st Degree Burglary. Hickman was also arrested on a Kennett Municipal warrant. Hickman was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrant as well as pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutorís office.

At approximately 9:22 p.m., officers were flagged down the in the Taco Bell parking lot on First Street in reference to a female bleeding profusely from a laceration on her wrist. Officers applied first aid until the arrival of Kennett Fire Department First responders and Medics. It was later discovered that the female had reportedly punched a window at a residence in the 1500 block of Wimberley Street. The female was transported by the Medic One ambulance service for treatment. An officer was transported as well, and treated due to blood exposure.

At approximately 10:07 p.m., officers were dispatched to Walmart on First Street in reference to a shoplifter. Upon arrival, and after subsequent investigation, officers arrested 48 year old Rebecca Crawford of Kennett for shoplifting. Crawford was later released on a Kennett Municipal Court summons pending her court date.

July 30, 2018

At approximately 2:38 p.m., officers were dispatched to the Missouri Probation and Parole office in reference to a wanted person. Upon arrival, officers subsequently arrested 46 year old Carl Williams of Kennett, on an active Missouri Probation/Parole warrant. Williams was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrant only.

At approximately 3:54 p.m., officers were dispatched to Walmart on First Street in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, officers learned that an undisclosed amount of currency had been stolen from a victim while they were inside the store. At the time of this report, no suspects have been identified and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 4:05 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of Miss Clara Drive in reference to a stolen firearm. Upon arrival, officers learned that the victimís firearm had been stolen from their vehicle. At the time of this report, there are no suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 5:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Vandeventer Place in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers arrested 25 year old Ashley King of Kennett on an active Kennett Municipal warrant. King later posted bond and was released with a new court date.

At approximately 6:25 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Kennett Street in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, officers learned that while the tenant was away someone unlawfully entered a shed and stole several items. At the time of this report, there are no suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 6:55 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of Beaton Street in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, officers learned that someone had unlawfully entered the vacant property and caused property damage. At the time of this report, there are no suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 6:58 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 300 block of Madison Street in reference to burglary. Upon arrival, officers learned that while the tenant was away someone unlawfully entered a shed and stole several items. At the time of this report, there are no suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

At approximately 8:08 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of Henderson Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, officers learned that neither party involved wished to pursue charges and one party agreed to leave for the night.

At approximately 8:59 p.m., officers were dispatched to Walmart on First Street in reference to a shoplifter. Upon arrival, the suspect had already left the store however was identified. Due to the suspect already being previously banned from the property, officers completed a report seeking the charge of 1st Degree Burglary which was forwarded to the Dunklin County Prosecutorís office.

At approximately 10:00 p.m., officers and the Kennett Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 1200 block of Crawford Street. Upon arrival, officers were advised that an elderly female was still inside the residence which was fully engulfed with flames. Officers made entry into the residence before the fire department were able to arrive and were successfully able to locate and remove the elderly female from the residence. The female and three officers sustained injuries during the incident.