An Augusta man contacted police saying he was robbed after responding to an ad for an escort.
Foster Grandparent Program mentors children, enriches seniors lives
The Southeast Missouri Foster Grandparent Program is recruiting volunteers 55 and over and organizations/schools to serve as volunteer sites in Scott, Mississippi and Butler Counties.
Minot man charged with stealing credit cards
A 24-year-old Minot man is charged with stealing two credit cards from his girlfriend’s mother on Sunday and making more than $500 in unauthorized charges at Walmart. Sulaiman Barrie made an initial appearance on the two Class C felony charges in district court in Minot on Thursday. In a separate case, Barrie and his cousin, Mamadu Saidu Barrie, 20, are charged with stealing a bank card from Barrie’s ex-girlfriend and making unauthorized charges on it in March. Judge Todd Cresap told Barrie in court on Thursday that he has seen far too much of Barrie in his courtroom in the last year and a half. Barrie told Cresap in court that he plans to enroll in a treatment program. – Andrea Johnson
Man charged with unauthorized use of personal identifying information
A 41-year-old Minot man is charged with using his ex-wife and her daughter’s identity, as well as that of a third person, to forge checks and open fraudulent credit card accounts last fall Brandon Lowery is charged with two counts of unauthorized use of personal identifying information, both Class B felonies; three counts of unauthorized use of personal identifying information, all Class C felonies, theft of property, a Class C felony, and two counts of forgery or counterfeiting, both Class A misdemeanors Lowery’s ex-wife went to police last September to report fraudulent activity on her bank account and on that of her minor daughter’s. Lowery could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted of…