Washington police responded to an overdose Monday, Dec. 2, in the parking lot of the of the Hummingbird Club.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about a scam that nearly tricked a county resident.

A truck stolen from a Washington dealership nearly two weeks ago has been used in at least two crimes, authorities say.

\An Oklahoma man who has been in custody in Franklin County since February was sentenced to prison for stealing a tractor-trailer cab.


A Franklin County grand jury issued an indictment against Union Alderman William “Bill” Isgriggs on two felony charges. 

A Lonedell area man is accused of assaulting his brother, and then damaging a Franklin County deputy’s uniform during the subsequent arrest.

Police say a Union man displayed a tomahawk in a threatening manner while trying to prevent his car from being repossessed.

A Union man accused of striking a child with a wooden spoon has been charged with child abuse. 

A Union man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender was nabbed Monday, Oct. 21, by St. Louis police.

A Sullivan man allegedly stole a pickup from a VFW Hall, and abandoned it near a gas pump when it wouldn’t start.

A Gasconade County man was arrested Monday, Oct. 14, and New Haven police seized several grams of meth, marijuana, a firearm and other items possibly used to distribute drugs.

A 19-year-old Washington man accused of armed robbery during a drug deal last month was charged Wednesday with attempting to dispose of the handgun used in the crime.

Washington police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred early Friday.


The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on the location of a sex offender convicted of molesting a child 16 years ago.