Owners of Stolen Property are Encouraged to Come Forward Following Washington Vehicle Break-ins.

A Washington man is now in custody for a series of vehicle break-ins over the past few days. Late Thursday night Sergeant Paul Kesterson with the Washington Police department arrested the 22 year old Washington man following a traffic stop in the 1300 block of East 5th street. Most of these vehicles were parked on the street in the Quail Run subdivision. After a radio call was broadcast for a male and female acting suspicious and possibly under the influence of narcotics at the FasTrip on East 5th Street, Sgt. Kesterson observed the vehicle described and conducted the traffic stop. Numerous items such as GPS units were identified as stolen and were seized from the vehicle. The suspect confessed to stealing the items and led police to an address on Lafayette Street where additional stolen items were recovered. The suspect is not identified at this time pending warrant application. Investigation is continuing to identify all victims involved with the recovered property.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 4 min ago

Coming up tonight in senior legion baseball....
Washington travels to Elsberry. Game time is 6:00 and it will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.