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The Nevada Police Department is looking for a suspect responsible for theft at the Nevada Recycling Center. Nevada Police Department Detective Sgt. Steve Bastow says, last week a suspect broke into the Nevada Recycling Center, stealing copper and tools, and damaging the center. Some of the tools stolen belong to employees. The suspect apparently broke into the office, pulling out and emptying drawers, while take additional items such as batteries and charges. Detective Sgt. Bastow says, the case is moving forward slowly, as they are checking that night's video from the recycling center and surrounding locations, as well as following-up with people on the possible suspect. Anyone with information regarding this theft is asked to call the Nevada Police Department at 417-448-2710.
The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is still seeking the public's help regarding a recent increase in crime. According to St. Clair County Sheriff Officials, on January 22nd, Deputies began investigating the report a theft of multiple items in the Collins area. The victim said mutiple gardening items were taken. The investigation is currently ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office Tip line at 417-646-5832. The St. Clair County Sheriff Officials remind area residents to be aware of the traffic on your road. If you see a suspicious vehicle in your community, attempt to get a license place number, as well as a vehicle description, and a description of the person or persons in the vehicle.
The Nevada Police Department is looking to education local residents on law enforcement activities with the Citizens Police Academy. Nevada PD will host their annual Spring Citizens Police Academy, starting in April. The program provides citizens an inside look at the operations of the Nevada Police Department through lecture and interactive based activities. The program will run over an 8 week period, every Wednesday night starting April 1st to May 20th. This year's 2015 Academy includes topics such as 911 communications and emergency dispatching, traffic stops, criminal investigation, and traffic enforcement and drug recognition. Anyone interested in attending is encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted through march 15th and can be found online at www.nevadamo.org.