Monday, September 14, 2009

Have Gun, Will Travel, Wire Paladin

City of Springfield News Release, September 14, 2009:

Wayne T. Miller, 62, of Springfield has been charged with 1st Degree Assault after shooting his roommate, Mat Andrews, Saturday night at their home. Springfield Police were called to the 2200 block of N. Golden just after 11:30 p.m., and found Andrews with a gunshot wound to his upper chest. Andrews was transported to a local hospital and is expected to recover from the wound.

Miller was arrested at the scene. His bond was set at $75,000 after being charged.
City of Springfield News Release, September 14, 2009:
A Greene County man has been charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon regarding an incident that occurred Friday night in Springfield.

Charles R. Webb, 61, was arrested Friday night after he fired several shots at a vehicle being driven by a suspect, who had stolen a purse from a female on the parking lot of the Price Cutter, 3620 E. Battlefield.

At 9:15 p.m. a 75-year old Springfield woman was walking to her car when a white male described as being 18-20 years old with black hair, ran past her and took her purse. Webb witnessed the theft, and saw the male get into a gray colored 1980’s model SUV. Webb got into his car and pursed the suspect.

Webb’s pursuit, which reached speeds up to 80 miles an hour, ended on a parking lot of a motel near Battlefield and Moulder. During the pursuit, Webb fired at the vehicle with a 9mm handgun on or near the lots of two motels in the area of Battlefield and Moulder.

Webb, who has a carry and conceal permit for the handgun that he used, was arrested after the incident. He was charged Saturday morning with Unlawful Use of A Weapon (Class D felony) by the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office. Webb posted a $2,500 bond

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