Monthly Archives: June 2013

Robbery near 6th Street and US 60

A around 8:30pm tonight, a woman ran to SAPD officers directing traffic at Riverfest saying three men pushed her boyfriend to the ground and stole a string bag from her that contained her purse.  Bike officers out on Riverfest duty and SAPD road patrol units located three suspects.  One of them, Stephon J. LeMaster (19 […]
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Suicidal & Distraught Woman leads SAPD on pursuit

SAPD was dispatched to Dean’s Pawn shop on US60 at about 2:30 pm today.  Clerks there say a woman came in to the store attempting to buy a handgun.  She was distraught and apparently told the clerks she wanted to kill herself.  They refused to sell her a gun.  She responded to by attempting to […]
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2 Tornado men arrested for Attempting to Cash Stolen Check

Today shortly after noon, SAPD was dispatched to the B B & T Drive-thru for two men in a car attempting to cash a stolen check.  Michael Atkins (24 yoa from Tornado) and Dustin Rutledge (23 yoa from Tordado) were arrested and charged with Forgery and Uttering.  The account holder, the grandmother of Atkins, had […]
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Traffic Stop yields Wanted Sex Offender

While on patrol, Ptl. Phil Bass stopped a car for speeding on US 60 at about 10:15 am.  The driver did not have a driver’s license, so Ptl. Bass asked the passenger if he had a driver’s license.  The passenger gave it to him adding that he thought he was wanted.  A check of NCIC […]
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Man Struck and Killed by Train

At around 1pm today, Michael R. Pierson (55 yoa) from St. Albans was struck and killed by an east bound CSX coal train.  Witnesses say Pierson was sitting beside the track as the train approached.  He stood up and appeared to stumble when trying to walk across the tracks but fall across the rails.  It […]
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Meth Lab found upon attempt to serve Circuit Court Capias for Meth charges

During the late evening of May 31, 2013, SAPD officers Lt. Marc Gilbert and Det. Jake Dent attempted to serve a Circuit Court Capias on Richard D. Keil (41 yoa from St. Albans).  The Capias was for failing to appear on charges of Operating a Meth Lab and Possession of Precursor Chemicals for Manufacturing Meth.  […]
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