POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) - Poplar Bluff police arrested a man wanted for murder out of St. Louis on Saturday.
According to police, Joseph Bowens was arrested after a traffic stop.
Bowens is the primary suspect in a robbery where the desk clerk was murdered at a Drury Inn Hotel in St. Louis.
Bowens was taken to the Butler County Jail on 2 Poplar Bluff city warrants and a Butler County felony warrant.
Police state Bowens faces charges of murder, robbery and armed criminal action.
He is currently in jail on a $500,000 cash-only bond.