Kennett Police Department
News Release
11-7-2015 & 11-8-2015

At approximately 1:05am, officers arrested 32 year old Mark Davidson on a Kennett Municipal Warrant for Failure to Obey Judge’s Orders on the original charges of No Operators License and No seat Belt. Davidson was unable to post bond therefore he was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrant only with a bond of $165.
At approximately 1:17am, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Louis Street in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival and while investigating the reported burglary, officers located an undisclosed amount of Methamphetamine in plain view inside the residence. Officers arrested 31 year old Linda Davis of Kennett for Possession of Methamphetamine and transported her to the Dunklin County Justice Center. Upon arrival at the Justice Center and during a routine check of the patrol vehicle, the arresting officer located more Methamphetamine. During a further search of Davis by a female jail staff member, officers were able to recover even more Methamphetamine from inside her undergarments. Davis was then processed into the facility and was placed on a twenty-four hour hold pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutor’s Office.
At approximately 3:17am, officers arrested 29 year old Ashley Newsom of Campbell on a Dunklin County warrant for failure to appear on the original charge of Stealing and No Insurance with a bond of $260 cash only, a Malden Municipal warrant charging her with failure to appear on the original charge of shoplifting and resisting arrest with a bond of $1331 cash only, a Parma Municipal warrant charging her with Improper Registration and No Insurance with a bond of $275 cash only, and on a Gideon Municipal warrant charging her with failure to appear on the original charge of a traffic offense with a bond of $322 cash only. Newsom was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center on the warrants only.
At approximately 4:12am, officers arrested 22 year old Joshua Queen of Kennett on a Stoddard County warrant of failure to appear on the original charge of Possession of Marijuana. Queen was held in the Dunklin County Justice Center with a bond of $5000.00.