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Burglaries, wrecks

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Police probing burglaries

Blytheville Courier News

Blytheville police are investigating several burglaries and thefts that occurred over the weekend.

Friday at 10:06 a.m., police were called to the 200 block of East Magnolia for an alarm that was going off. When officers arrived, they found the front door open and the owner, Melissa Salazar, who told them that the home was locked up by her husband when he left for work at 9 a.m. Salazar said a laptop computer, fossil watch and some jewelry valued at $1,070 were the only things missing.

Sunday at 9:57 p.m., police were called to the 200 block of West Kentucky for a residential burglary. Mary Razor told officers that she returned home to find the front door of her residence open. Alfreda Razor, Mary's daughter, told police that she left the home at 9 p.m. and she locked the door but did not set the alarm. Razor reported that a laptop computer, Sony PSP and a Sony Playstation 2 were missing, valued at $900.

Friday at 8:14 a.m., police were called to the 1200 block of West Ash for a report of a burglary. Louise Valdez told officers that she noticed a window broken out of the Parish Center at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and some items were missing when she arrived. Reported taken were a CD player, flat-screen television, computer and monitor, and a hard drive. Value of the missing items is believed to be $1,260.

Police were called to the Hampton Inn located in the 300 block of the North Access Road at 2 a.m. Friday, where it was reported that two unidentified suspects had broken into the vending machines at the business. A maroon four-door car was seen leaving the parking lot quickly after the robbery. Some change and damage to the machines was all that was reported in the incident.

Wrecks leave seven injured

Blytheville Courier News

Seven people were injured in three separate accidents over the weekend, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

A two-vehicle accident at 8:48 a.m. Saturday, at the intersection of Highways 25 and 62 in Dunklin County, sent two people to the hospital with injuries.

A 1999 Ford being driven by John Gleghorn, 76, of Corning, was struck by a 2007 Ford driven by Thomas Manley, 68, of Malden, when Manley failed to yield and struck Gleghorn's vehicle.

Gleghorn along with a female passenger, Joe Gleghorn, were taken by private vehicle to the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.


A two-vehicle accident in Dunklin County at 11:55 p.m. Saturday, 2 miles north of Senath on Route A, sent three people to the hospital with injuries.

The accident occurred when a 2003 Toyota was southbound being driven by Lindsey Pruett, 19, of Kennett, when it struck a 1996 Chevrolet that was parked partially in the roadway.

Pruett suffered minor injuries along with two passengers in her vehicle, Ethan Booker, 18, of Steele, who suffered serious injuries and Ronald Coleman, 18, of Hornersville, who suffered moderate injuries. All three were taken by ambulance to Twin Rivers Hospital in Kennett for treatment.

The other vehicle was unoccupied.


A one-vehicle accident at 11:10 p.m. Friday in Pemiscot County, on Interstate 55, 5 miles south of Portageville, sent two people to the hospital with injuries.

A 2008 Dodge being driven southbound by Richard Rudicil, 57, of Muskegon, Mich., ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a retaining cable after the driver fell asleep at the wheel.

Rudicil along with a passenger, Susan Rudicil, 56, also of Muskegon, Mich,, suffered moderate injuries and were taken by ambulance to the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti for treatment.


Anthoney P. Burton, 36, of Campbell, was arrested by the patrol in Dunklin County at 11:04 p.m. Friday, on charges of DWI chronic offender and no drivers license. Burton was taken to the Dunklin County Jail in Kennett where he is being held on bond.

Christopher B. Bradley, 31, of Portageville, was arrested by the patrol at 4:58 p.m. Thursday in Pemiscot County, on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge. Bradley was taken to the Pemiscot County Jail in Caruthersville, where he was placed on a 24-hour hold.

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