Theft in Lilbourn, MO
6 arrests may clear up thefts NEW MADRID-The arrest of a Lilboum man and five juvenile boys-three from Lilboum and two from New Madrid-have apparently cleared up three recent burglaries, according to the New Madirid County Sheriff’s Department. Harold Tidwell, 22, of Lilboum is in custody under $500 bond, pending a charge of selling stolen property. The juveniles ,who range in age from 10 to 16 years, were turned over to the county juvenije officer. Charges against the juveniles involve a Friday night break-in at the Clyde Canoy house in Lilbourn and a prior break-in. Two shotguns and a quantity of pennies which were reported stolen have been recovered. The sheriff’s department also reported the recovery of an electric saw, drill and sander which were reported stolen earlier this month from a vacant house on the LaValle farm near Kewanee. Tidwell had alledgedly sold these items. The arrest and recovery of the property followed an investigation by the sheriff's department and Lilboum police.