Union Police Looking for Suspect in String of Burglaries

The Union Police Department has one suspect in custody and are currently looking for another following an extensive theft investigation. Over the past few days, 20 year old Jacob Donius and 21 year old Justin Mitchalk have been breaking into local union business and homes. After yesterdays breakā€“in at The North Side Quick Stop Union Police reviewed surveillance video and identified the two men. Thursday afternoon the two suspects were located at a residence in the 600 block of North Washington. When police moved in, the two suspects fled westbound toward the Union Swimplex. During the chase Donius was arrested and a backpack, containing numerous stolen items, from the recent home invasions and break-ins were recovered, as well as other items which were later identified by other victims. Justin Mitchalk eluded officers after an extensive foot chase, followed by a search in areas in the northern part of Union between Potomac court and Independence Dr. If anyone knows of the whereabouts of Justin Mitchalk, you are encouraged to contact the Union Police Department at 636-583-3700 or the Franklin County Sheriff's Department. To see a picture of Mitchalk visit our Website at KLPW.com

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 13 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.