41-year-old Benetta Johnson of East St. Louis is charged with misdemeanor animal abuse.
Man comes forward with a story for police
Humane Society of Missouri President Kathy Warnick said an anonymous donor has allowed the reward to grow to $5,000.
State Police say 32-year-old motorcycle Trooper Kyle Deatherage died at the scene of the accident shortly after 9 a.m. Monday along Interstate 55 near Litchfield.
Veterinarian Mark Wright said Trooper is living up to his name. He’s eating well, cooperating with doctors and even wags his tail when he sees a familiar face.
He was shot Saturday on Interstate 55 in New Madrid County.
Body found near where he and his K-9 were swept away
The accident happened in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday.
Searchers were hoping a piece of clothing found at Big Lake would get them closer to finding the body of trooper Fred Guthrie.
Trooper Frederick Guthrie and his dog, Reed, disappeared Aug. 1 near Big Lake.