The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

August 8, 2012

Teenager facing burglary charge

A 19-year-old Joplin woman has been charged with the burglary of a residence in the Michigan Place Apartments on South Michigan Avenue.

Tiffanie K. Williams, 22, reported that her apartment was entered sometime between Aug. 1 and Monday, and food, clothing and personal items were stolen, according to Cpl. Chuck Niess of the Joplin Police Department.

Niess said an investigation led to the arrest of an occupant of another apartment at the same address, Shelby L. Whittington. She was charged with second-degree burglary and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.

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