The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

Crime & Courts
  • Woman, 91, dies of injuries in wake of traffic accident

    A 91-year-old woman on Thursday died of injuries sustained when a sport utility vehicle crashed into a the trailer of a truck rig at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at the junction of Interstate 49 and Route AA in Neosho, according to the Neosho Police Department.

    July 19, 2014

  • Driver in DWI accident sentenced to treatment center

    A judge assessed a 28-year-old Joplin man five years in prison Friday on vehicular assault and drunken-driving convictions related to an injury accident, with court review of the case for possible placement on probation after 120 days in the state’s Institutional Treatment Center.

    July 18, 2014

  • One killed, two injured in crash at Neosho

    A 91-year-old woman died of injuries sustained when a sport utility vehicle crashed into the trailer of a semi-truck at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at the junction of Interstate 44 and Route AA in Neosho, and two others were seriously injured, according to the Neosho Police Department.

    July 18, 2014

  • Two men face charges of theft of copper wire

    GIRARD, Kan. — Two men were arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of stealing wire from railroad utility poles and pieces of metal from railroad tracks in Crawford County.

    July 18, 2014

  • Woman tells police of being raped

    Joplin police are investigating a reported rape of a woman Wednesday night on West Seventh Street.

    July 18, 2014

  • Chase of stolen car ends in crash

    Occupants of a stolen BMW that Joplin police stopped early Wednesday morning on Missouri Highway 249 led officers on a chase through the city ending in a crash at the roundabout on Hearnes Boulevard.

    July 18, 2014

  • Two motorists hurt in traffic accident east of Carthage

    Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 96, a mile east of Carthage, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

    July 16, 2014

  • Carthage-area man waives hearing in sex-abuse case

    A rural Carthage man waived a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges that he sexually abused a girl younger than 14.

    July 16, 2014

  • Joplin man ordered to stand trial on multiple charges

    NEOSHO, Mo. — A Joplin man has been ordered bound over for trial on charges that he stole a pickup truck, caused a crash while fleeing police and tried to commandeer another vehicle.

    July 16, 2014

  • Joplin man sent to prison for sexual abuse of girl

    A rural Joplin man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of molesting a 13-year-old girl and was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

    July 16, 2014

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