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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Joplin Police Department arrests man with felony assault warrants
(From the Joplin Police Department) Incident Spotlight
Monday evening at about 5:50 p.m. detectives with the Joplin Police Department went to a residence in the area of 19th and Virginia to try to locate a suspect who had felony warrants.
Officers located the 24-year-old male who had three felony Jasper County warrants for possession of a controlled substance, A felony Jasper County warrant for second degree assault and a felony Jasper County warrant for first degree domestic assault.
After initially hiding in the residence, the male was taken into custody after hearing a police K9 in the front yard and surrendering peacefully.
In the process, a 30-year-old female was arrested at the residence for eight Joplin City warrants and a 42-year-old female was arrested for one Joplin city warrant.