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Saturday, August 26, 2017
JPD arrests man, woman with stolen vehicle, illegal weapon, syringe full of meth
(From the Joplin Police Department) Incident Spotlight
Overnight one of our officers located a vehicle at a motel with stolen license plates on it.
Officers waited for a male and female to get into the vehicle and contacted them. The male resisted arrest and had a handgun in his waist band. He is a convicted felon prohibited from possessing a firearm. He also had a felony warrant. The female had a felony warrant and possessed a syringe loaded with meth. Numerous charges on both.