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Large Quantity Of Drugs Stolen By Alleged Prowler

By James B. Bartle Sullivan Police are investigating the theft of a “large quantity,” of prescription drugs stolen by an alleged prowler Saturday night, Mar. 21, at 11:31 p.m. from Dunsford Court Assisted Living Center, 775 Dunsford Dr., Sullivan. According to Sullivan Police Lt. Patrick Johnson, Sullivan Police responded to the local care facility for a report of a prowler and as the report was... 
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Two Charged In Auto Theft Ring Operating In Franklin County

BRIAN JONES JERRY COURTWAY The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Sullivan Police, St. Clair Police, and Union Police have been working together to solve what is described as an auto theft ring operating in Franklin County.  The first vehicle was stolen around December of 2014. Recently, a wrecker was stolen from a dealership in St. Clair.  That vehicle was located abandon in rural Franklin County. ... 

Former Bourbon Chief, 2 Children Found Dead After Standoff

Facebook photo/originally posted to Springfield News-Leader SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Former Bourbon Police Chief Bill Williams and his two children were found dead inside an apartment Monday, ending a 21-hour standoff. The Springfield News-Leader reported that Williams, 51, appeared to have died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Williams’ children, Brodie Williams, 4, and Marley Williams, 2,... 

Sullivan Man Killed In Accident Sunday

A Sullivan man was killed in an accident on Highway 185 Sunday. Around 9:10 a.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that Fedrick C. Haldeman, 37, was driving in a 1994 Dodge Ram when he collided head-on with a 1999 Chevrolet 1500 driven by James R. Studdard, 27, Sullivan. Haldeman was pronounced dead at 2:27 p.m. at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur. Studdard was taken to Washington County Memorial... 

Missouri State Highway Patrol Reports Missing Child From Rolla

UPDATE: Cameron Flynn was located safe. The Rolla Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 3902 Regan Drive, Rolla, Missouri at 1:30 AM on 03/14/2015. Missing Is: Cameron Flynn a white , male, age 11 The endangered missing person: Cameron Flynn, is a white, male, age 11, 5 ft 2 in, 75 lbs, blonde hair, blue eyes, with moles on the back... 

Sullivan Police Join National St. Patrick’s Day Holiday Crackdown

Local police will be out in full force as part of the annual nationwide St. Patrick’s Day Holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Sullivan, will run from March 14-17. The effective nationwide drunk driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events, and will be supported... 
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Firefighters dispatched to Uncle Ernie’s

Bourbon and Sullivan firefighters were dispatched to Uncle Ernie’s at 8:25 p.m. on Sunday when smoke was seen coming out of the building. Firefighters are prepared to make an interior attack on the building. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Watch videos of the scene here: MOV_5742.MOV MOV_6435.MOV MOV_3384.MOV MOV_5642.MOV MOV_6716.MOV  Read More »

Eastbound I-44 Closed Due To Fatal Accident (Updated)

UPDATE: An O’Fallon, Mo., man was fatally injured early Wednesday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Douglas J. Fiedler, 53, was traveling westbound on I-44 at 2:40 a.m. A 2015 Kenworth Tractor driven by Diane C. Phillips, 49, Grant, Mich., was traveling eastbound. Fielder drove his 2000 Jeep Wrangler into the median, striking the cable barrier, then traveled across the... 

Stolen Vehicle Recovered With Help Of Friends

During the afternoon of March 1, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by St. Clair Police requesting to watch for a vehicle that had been stolen from the city of St. Clair.  At approximately 5:30 PM, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by associates of the victim who stated they found the vehicle on Mill Hill Road and the suspect had walked off in to the woods. Deputies determined... 
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Deputies Respond To Robertsville Residence Shooting

On February 26 at approximately 9:20 PM, Franklin County deputies responded to a residence in   the 1000 block of Osage Parkway in Robertsville in reference to a shooting.  The homeowner reported an individual familiar to him had entered his residence and he (the homeowner) shot him. Upon arrival deputies located the subject inside the front door of the residence who was deceased.  He is identified... 
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