- Crime & Courts
Suspect in burglary, vehicle theft facing additional charges
A suspect in a burglary and vehicle theft a week ago at the Casa Grande Apartments in Joplin is being held at the Jasper County Jail in Carthage on bonds totaling $16,000.
Fire damages Joplin home; no injuries cited
No injuries were reported in a Monday night fire that caused extensive damage to a house in the 900 block of South McKinley Avenue, according to the Joplin Fire Department.
Joplin man hurt in cycle accident south of Seneca
A Joplin man was injured in a motorcycle accident at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday on Route DD, five miles south of Seneca in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Seneca man facing 15 years in sexual abuse case
A Seneca man accused of sexually abusing a girl over a four-year period has pleaded guilty in both counties where the abuse is believed to have taken place.
Joplin Court Log
The Joplin court log published July 14, 2014.
Woman, man being sought for shoplifting
Two shoplifting incidents Friday afternoon at the JC Penney Co. store in Northpark Mall remain under investigation by Joplin police as robberies.
Neosho resident hurt in accident north of town
A Neosho man was injured in a single-car accident at 2:30 p.m. Monday on Old Scenic Drive, two miles north of Neosho in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Two skateboarders tell Joplin police of being robbed
Two skateboarders were robbed of their wallets by a man who threatened them with a knife Saturday near 12th Street and Kentucky Avenue in Joplin.
Woman tells police boyfriend forced pills down her throat
A 43-year-old Joplin man is accused of forcing more than 30 pills down his girlfriend’s throat during a domestic disturbance.
Man pleads guilty to fraudulently receiving aid after 2011 tornado
A 34-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to fraudulently receiving disaster benefits from the federal government after the tornado that struck Joplin on May 22, 2011.
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