Piedmont PD Makes Arrests

The Piedmont Police Department has made two arrests. One man was arrested for a sex crime and an assault; the other man was charged for drug possession.

On Oct. 2, Greag Thomas Townsend, 21, of Piedmont was arrested for sodomy first degree and assault. Townsend, allegedly beat and sexually assaulted a Piedmont man. The investigation was conducted by Sgt. Josh Pratt.

Warrants were issued by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office, and Townsend is being held in the Wayne County Jail in lieu of a $50,000 cash-only bond. Townsend’s preliminary hearing is slated for Dec. 12.

William S. Kinnamore, 49, of Piedmont was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. A probation warrant was issued, and Kinnamore is being held in the Wayne County Jail.

The investigation was conducted by the Piedmont Police, Highway Patrol, SEMO Drug Task Force, and Sheriff’s Department.

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  1. robin paddock on January 29, 2019 at 12:38 pm

    i am being stalked by what i belive is a member of your dept.it started on oct 2,he makes threats like he promised my ex i would be six feet under or locked up for life.in nov and dec in van buren he had cameras in every room of my house.sound wired backwards so they would taunt me with stuff to try to get me to take my life.on new years eve he said he was going to kill me when he got back.so i walk 26 miles and caught a ride the rest and never went back.thought i had safe building he come around 10-12pm sometimes sooner taunts and threats all night with what hge promises to do.he is dangerous and i feel for my life.if this man is yours please get control of him.soon as i have a name i will be sueing him,he got all my medical twice,walked in er folowed me twice,yet he wil not give a name just flaunt a badge in my face.please hes 40ish,150 lbs,reg clothes no uniform just a badge.please help me id him,he drives a red dodge charger most days his partner orange

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