Kennett Police Department
News Release
11-1-2015 & 11-2-2015

At approximately 7:30pm, while officers were enroute to a residence in the 600 block of Wayne to look for an individual with a felony warrant, officers observed the subject walking near the intersection of North Walnut and North Street. As the officers made contact with the individual, he fled on foot during which a foot pursuit ensued. Officers subsequently apprehended and arrested 28 year old Frederick Tillman of Kennett. Tillman was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrant which was issued through the Missouri Probation and Parole Board for a Violation of the terms of his Parole and also placed on a twenty-four hour hold pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutor’s office for Resisting Arrest for a Felony.

At approximately 10:17pm, officers conducted a traffic stop on First Street near the Super 8 hotel parking lot with a vehicle for a violation of the posted speed limit. During the stop, the driver, 46 year old Jimmy Cannon of Osceola Arkansas was arrested on a Dunklin County warrant charging him with Burglary 1st Degree. Cannon was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrant only and with a bond of $40,000.00.