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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release and Court Case Update Aug. 14-21, 2017

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 10 warrant arrests, took reports of property damage, and a stolen vehicle during the week of Aug. 14-21, 2017.

Warrant arrests


Christopher Helm

                Christopher Helm- On Aug. 20, Christopher Helm, 28, Kirkwood, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with ten counts of a class D felony of statutory rape-second degree, one count of rape or attempted rape, and one count enticement or attempted enticement of a child.
             The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation that started in April after a 14-year-old juvenile disclosed information of a sexual relationship with Helm, a registered sex offender, that was ongoing for approximately six-months. The relationship started after Helm pursued the juvenile on the internet. At one point Helm forcibly raped the juvenile at a residence in St. Clair County. During the investigation it was discovered sex crimes also occurred in Henry County. Following Helm’s arrest search warrants were served in at his residence in Kirkwood and evidence was seized. Additional charges are pending on Helm in other jurisdictions. Bond is set at $250,000 cash only.            

           


Justen Myers

            Justen Myers- On Aug. 18, Justen Myers, 29, Carthage, was arrested on two St. Clair County warrants. The first warrant charges Myers with failure to appear on a class E felony of domestic assault and a class E felony of unlawful use of a weapon. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only. The second warrant charges Myers with failure to appear on a class E felony of domestic assault. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety. Both cases stem from Osceola Police Department investigations in April 2017 and July 2017.


            Ola Roberts- On Aug. 17, Ola Roberts, 48, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of controlled substance, a class D misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and a class D misdemeanor of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.


Ola Roberts

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day when deputies and members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force were at a residence on Beech Street, Appleton City. During the investigation a glass pipe containing a white powdery and burned substance was located inside a black zippered bag. The items field test was positive for methamphetamine. A clear plastic bag containing burnt marijuana, a marijuana grinder, and two marijuana pipes were also located inside a black pouch.

           

           

Mitchell Gibbs

            Mitchell Gibbs- On Aug. 17, Mitchell Gibbs, 25, Joplin, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant and four other warrants from various counties.

            Gibbs was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for probation violation on an original class C felony charge of passing bad check-$500 or more. Gibbs also had a warrant from Vernon County charging him with misdemeanor passing a bad check. In Bates County, Mitchell is charged with class C felony passing a bad check-$500 or more. In Jasper County, he is charged with misdemeanor passing a bad check and in Cedar County, Mitchell is charged with four class C felony charges of passing a bad check-$500 or more. Total bond is set at $6,050 cash only.

            Samuel O’Bryan- On Aug. 17, Samuel O’Bryan, 51, Blue Springs, was arrested on a probation violation warrant on an original class C felony charge of possession of controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

Samuel O’Bryan

            The original charge stems from an investigation on April 9, 2016 when a St. Clair County deputy made a traffic stop on a recreational vehicle that O’Bryan was a passenger in. The vehicle was traveling south on Highway 13 turning west onto B Highway, Osceola, and the taillights were not working. During the investigation a glass pipe with a white powdery substance was located. The substance field tested positive for methamphetamine. 

                 

John Chiles Jr.

            John Chiles Jr.- On Aug. 17, John Chiles, 41, Deepwater, was arrested on an active felony probation revocation warrant on an original charge of assault. This is a no bond charge.

            Daniel Chiles (no photo)- On August 17, Daniel Chiles, 39, Deepwater, was arrested in St. Clair County on active warrants from Henry and Jackson County for failing to appear in court.  In Henry County Chiles is charged with driving while intoxicated. In Jackson County, he is charged with misdemeanor family offenses. Total bond is set at $5,612.77 cash only. Chiles was transported to the Henry County line and transferred to into their custody.

            Cynthia Chaluisant- On Aug. 16, Cynthia Chaluisant, 38, Collins, was arrested on probation violation from an original charge of possession of controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

Cynthia Chaluisant

            The original charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force investigation in April 26, 2013 at a residence on TT Highway, Osceola. During the investigation a glass pipe that contained white powder which field tested positive for methamphetamine was located in Chaluisant’s purse.

           

Shannon Knowles

          Shannon Knowles- On Aug. 16, Shannon Knowles, 46, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with failure to appear on an original charge of possession of controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

            The original charge stems from an incident on April 15, 2015 when St. Clair County deputies, members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, and the Miller County SWAT Team served a search warrant at her residence on Miller Street, Appleton City. During the investigation, a small plastic bag containing a white substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine was located in a bedroom. Knowles allegedly admitted the methamphetamine was hers and stated it had been there for three years.

           

George Richey

            George Richey- On Aug. 14, George Richey, 55, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with class A misdemeanor peace disturbance.  Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

            The charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the same day when a deputy took a report from a female victim who stated Richey has been threatening to kill her family with a baseball bat. The female had a recording of the incident on her cell phone. She stated she was in fear for her life and filled out a request for prosecution

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Property damage on B Highway

            On Aug. 20, a St. Clair County deputy took a report from Richard Powell about property damage to his field. Powell stated he found the gate to his field opened and tire tracks cut into the grass in a circular shape. A request for prosecution has been signed and suspects have been named.

Stolen vehicle from Gerster

            On Aug. 19, a St. Clair County deputy took a stealing call on SE 1147 Road, Gerster. Phyllis and Scott Thrush stated their black 2007 Kawasaki ATV was stolen out of the front yard of their residence. She said they last seen the ATV on Aug. 19 at approximately noon and noticed the ATV was gone at approximately 7:39 p.m. that same evening. She also said there was a padded gun rack on the front and a milk crate used to carry tools. The estimated value of the ATV is $7,151.54.

            These cases are currently under investigation. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

 

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St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Updates Aug. 14-18, 2017

          Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made eight warrant arrests during the first part of the week of Aug. 14-18, 2017.

Warrant arrests


Ola Roberts

           Ola Roberts- On Aug. 17, Ola Roberts, 48, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of controlled substance, a class D misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and a class D misdemeanor of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day when deputies and members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force were at a residence on Beech Street, Appleton City. During the investigation a glass pipe containing a white powdery and burned substance was located inside a black zippered bag. The items field test was positive for methamphetamine. A clear plastic bag containing burnt marijuana, a marijuana grinder, and two marijuana pipes were also located inside a black pouch.


Mitchell Gibbs

            Mitchell Gibbs- On Aug. 17, Mitchell Gibbs, 25, Joplin, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant and four other warrants from various counties.

            Gibbs was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for probation violation on an original class C felony charge of passing bad check-$500 or more. Gibbs also had a warrant from Vernon County charging him with misdemeanor passing a bad check. In Bates County, Mitchell is charged with class C felony passing a bad check-$500 or more. In Jasper County, he is charged with misdemeanor passing a bad check and in Cedar County, Mitchell is charged with four class C felony charges of passing a bad check-$500 or more. Total bond is set at $6,050 cash only.

           


Samuel O’Bryan

            Samuel O’Bryan- On Aug. 17, Samuel O’Bryan, 51, Blue Springs, was arrested on a probation violation warrant on an original class C felony charge of possession of controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

            The original charge stems from an investigation on April 9, 2016 when a St. Clair County deputy made a traffic stop on a recreational vehicle that O’Bryan was a passenger in. The vehicle was traveling south on Highway 13 turning west onto B Highway, Osceola, and the taillights were not working. During the investigation a glass pipe with a white powdery substance was located. The substance field tested positive for methamphetamine. 


  John Chiles Jr.

            John Chiles Jr.- On Aug. 17, John Chiles, 41, Deepwater, was arrested on an active felony probation revocation warrant on an original charge of assault. This is a no bond charge.

            Daniel Chiles (no photo)- On August 17, Daniel Chiles, 39, Deepwater, was arrested in St. Clair County on active warrants from Henry and Jackson County for failing to appear in court.  In Henry County Chiles is charged with driving while intoxicated. In Jackson County, he is charged with misdemeanor family offenses. Total bond is set at $5,612.77 cash only. Chiles was transported to the Henry County line and transferred to into their custody.


Cynthia Chaluisant

         Cynthia Chaluisant- On Aug. 16, Cynthia Chaluisant, 38, Collins, was arrested on probation violation from an original charge of possession of controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

            The original charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force investigation in April 26, 2013 at a residence on TT Highway, Osceola. During the investigation a glass pipe that contained white powder which field tested positive for methamphetamine was located in Chaluisant’s purse.


Shannon Knowles

            Shannon Knowles- On Aug. 16, Shannon Knowles, 46, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with failure to appear on an original charge of possession of controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

            The original charge stems from an incident on April 15, 2015 when St. Clair County deputies, members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, and the Miller County SWAT Team served a search warrant at her residence on Miller Street, Appleton City. During the investigation, a small plastic bag containing a white substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine was located in a bedroom. Knowles allegedly admitted the methamphetamine was hers and stated it had been there for three years.



George Richey

        George Richey- On Aug. 14, George Richey, 55, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with class A misdemeanor peace disturbance.  Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

            The charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the same day when a deputy took a report from a female victim who stated Richey has been threatening to kill her family with a baseball bat. The female had a recording of the incident on her cell phone. She stated she was in fear for her life and filled out a request for prosecution

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release Aug. 7-14, 2017

         

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made six warrant arrests and took reports of burglary and stealing during the week of Aug. 7-14.

Warrant Arrests

 

Larry Chamberlain

            Larry Chamberlain- On Aug. 13, Larry Chamberlain, 61, Springfield, was arrested in St. Clair County on a Christian County warrant. The warrant charges him with failure to appear on an original charge of a class C felony of passing bad checks. The warrant was issued in September 2007 and bond is set at $3,500 cash only.  


Valerie Newman

                    Valerie Newman- On Aug. 11, Valerie Newman, 54, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony driving while intoxicated, a class E misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and a class A misdemeanor driving while revoked. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on Aug. 11, when a deputy was dispatched to Shelby’s Conoco Station, Lowry City, in reference to suspicious vehicle. Employees reported the vehicle had been running and parked in front of the air pump for a couple hours. Newman was located sitting in the driver seat of the vehicle with the engine running. During the investigation a glass pipe with white residue was located in front of the gear shifter. Newman was taken into custody for operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated/drugged condition. A prescription bottle with Newman’s name on it was also located. Inside were the listed pills along with a clear plastic bag with a crystalline substance. A check revealed Newman had a revoked drivers’ license and numerous driving while intoxicated convictions. Three of those convictions were in the State of Missouri along with additional arrests from the State of Georgia. Both the pipe and the crystalline substance field tested positive for methamphetamine.


Lakota Goodwin

           Lakota Goodwin- On Aug. 10, Lakota L. Goodwin, 19, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of controlled substance, and class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day on Coon Creek Street, Collins. During the investigation an orange syringe cap was located in the closet along with three spoons with residue. An eye glass container was located in the back yard around a tree. The container contained multiple syringes, modified spoons, and a couple pieces of cotton. One of the syringes contained a quantity of a clear liquid substance which later field tested positive for methamphetamine.


Bradford Moore Jr.

            Bradford Moore Jr.- On Aug. 10, Bradford L Moore Jr., 39, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony domestic assault-second degree and a class A misdemeanor driving while suspended-second offense. Bond is set at $15,000 cash only. The charges stem from an Osceola Police Department investigation on July 15.       


Delbert Gould

             Delbert Gould- On Aug. 8, Delbert Gould, 32, Osceola, was arrested on three St. Clair County warrants and one Pettis County warrant.

            In St. Clair County, Gould is charged with failing to appear in court on a class C felony charge of burglary-second degree, a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor no insurance, a misdemeanor displaying plates of another, and two misdemeanor charges of driving while revoked.  Total bond on the St. Clair County charge is $15,000 cash or surety.

            The charges stem from an incident that occurred in September 2015. In October 2015, a St. Clair County deputy took a burglary report on NE 310 Private Road, Osceola. Michael Gonder reported damage to a door of his residence and several items missing including a pair of camouflaged boots, a propane bottle, and a power washer. The total value of the items stolen was estimated at $2,855. During the investigation Gould was identified utilizing surveillance photos taken from the property. In one photo Gould is wearing the stolen boots.

            Gould was also arrested on a Pettis County warrant charging him with probation violation on an original class C felony charge of tampering with a motor vehicle-first degree. The warrant was issued in December 2016 and bond is set at $1,300 cash only. The original charge stems from an incident in March 2014.


Clayton Barker

           Clayton Barker- On Aug. 8, Clayton Barker, 53, Osceola, was arrested in St. Clair County on four warrants from Humansville Police Department. Barker is charged with failing to appear in court on ordinance violations of driving while suspended, failing to produce insurance, and two counts of failure to register a motor vehicle. Total bond is set at $350 cash only.

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

Stealing reported at Riverside Duck Club in Rockville area

            On Aug. 12, a St. Clair County deputy took a stealing report at Riverside Duck Club, in the Taberville area. James Widman reported several items stolen from his truck.

            Widman stated his Ford pickup was unlocked and he left the duck lodge around 8 a.m. to do some work in a different location. At approximately 11 a.m. Widman returned to the lodge and noticed his billfold was missing from the truck. The billfold contained approximately $82, hunting licenses, truck keys, vehicle registration, game camera, battery charger, pair of prescription glasses, and camouflage rain gear. Total value of items missing was estimated at $1,322.

Burglary reported on West Fifth Street, Lowry City

            On Aug. 11, a St. Clair County deputy responded to West Fifth Street, Lowry City, in reference to a burglary.

            Stephanie Roberts reported she left the garage at 6 p.m. on Aug. 10 and returned on Aug.11 to the lock on the garage door missing. Roberts reported several items missing including a brown leather reclining couch, a recliner with nail heads on the arms, a small black kitchen table with stained top and four matching chairs, two green bedside tables with wood tops, a Better Homes and Garden comforter, three gray bath towels, a 42-inch Samsung TV flat screen, two glass jars, six knives, six forks, six spoons, six teaspoons, two pot holders, two oven mitts, six hand towels, six melamine bowls, six melamine salad plates, a gray sheet set, two car ramps, a mattress set, two wood stoves, a pink grocery cart, an antique oil can, antique glass lamp, and a match box holder dispenser. Total value of items missing was estimated at $3,385.                     

            Burglary reported on East Third Street, Lowry City

            On Aug. 11, a St. Clair deputy was dispatched to East Third Street, Lowry City, in reference to a burglary.

            Christina Greenburg and Richard Rife reported they had not been staying at the residence do to the fact there is no power. They stated they were on their way to work and drove by the house on Aug. 10 at approximately 1 p.m. and noticed the back door was open, but did not have time to stop and check on it. They came back by at approximately 7 p.m. on Aug. 10 and noticed their new purple and white mountain bike valued at $170 missing. They stated since there weren’t any lights, they locked the door and went to where they were staying. They returned the morning of Aug. 11 to find several items missing including, a Craftsman “My Stride” self propelled push mower, a large knife with a griffin on the handle, a roll of 220 Volt wire, a tote full of miscellaneous tools, twenty “X box 360” games, and kids bicycles. The total value of the items was estimated at $1,590.

            These cases are currently under investigation. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

           

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release and Court Case Update July 31-Aug. 7, 2017

          

           Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made two warrant arrests during the week of July 31-Aug. 7, 2017. There was also nine Court Case Updates.

Warrant arrest


Felicia Love

            Felicia Love-On Aug. 4, Felicia Love, 27, Osceola, was arrested in St. Clair County on three Bates County warrants charging her with failing to appear in court on class D misdemeanor driving while revoked, class D misdemeanor no insurance, and a class C misdemeanor of exceeding the posted speed limit by six to 10 miles per hour. Total bond is set at $1,750 cash or surety. The warrants were issued on April 28 and stem from a Missouri State Highway Patrol investigation on Jan 23. 


Jacob Hudgens

              Jacob Hudgens- On Aug. 3, Jacob Hudgens, 40, Wheatland, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation in the early morning hours the same day when a deputy was patrolling on NE 50 Road, Osceola, and noticed a vehicle parked off the roadway in the grass with a male subject standing outside the vehicle.

            While speaking to the male subject two additional subjects emerged from a nearby creek bed.  One of those individuals was Hudgens. During the investigation a small clear plastic bag containing a white crystal substance was located in a pack of  cigarettes in Hudgens’ pocket. The substance field tested positive for methamphetamine.

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Stealing report taken

            On Aug. 4, a St. Clair County deputy took a stealing report from Viviana Chavarria. She reported she was told an individual was at her property on NE 601 Road, Osceola,  removing items from a trailer that belonged to her. Chavarria stated a white basket containing jewelry, a purse, and two boxes of clothes was missing. The estimated value of the items totaled $5,000.  A suspect was named.

            These cases are currently under investigation. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

Court Case Update

Beasley placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=351

Jackson placed on probation 
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=374

Arrest warrant issued for McConnell 
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=375

Carter placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=323


LaRue placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=378

Brison placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=148


Shields has probation amended 
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=359


Byrd sentenced to Missouri Department of Corrections
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=369

Arrest warrant issued for Knowles
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=71


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News updates from St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office July 31-Aug. 4, 2017

           

           Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made one warrant arrests during the first part of the week of July 31-Aug. 4, 2017. There was also four Court Case Update.

Warrant arrest  

            Jacob Hudgens- On Aug. 3, Jacob Hudgens, 40, Wheatland, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation in the early morning hours the same day when a deputy was patrolling on NE 50 Road, Osceola, and noticed a vehicle parked off the roadway in the grass with a male subject standing outside the vehicle.


Jacob Hudgens

            While speaking to the male subject two additional subjects emerged from a nearby creek bed.  One of those individuals was Hudgens. During the investigation a small clear plastic bag containing a white crystal substance was located in a pack of  cigarettes in Hudgens’ pocket. The substance field tested positive for methamphetamine.

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Court Case Update

Beasley placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=351

Jackson placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=374

Arrest warrant issued for McConnell
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=375

Carter placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=323

 

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release and Court Case Update July 24-31, 2017

       

         Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 10 warrant arrests and took reports of littering, stolen vehicles, and a stolen handgun during the week of July 24-31, 2017. There was also one Court Case Update.

            Warrant arrests

            Shanna Case- On July 31, Shanna Case, 44, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with two class D felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety.


Shanna Case

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day at a residence on SW 50 Road, Osceola. During the investigation a glass pipe with white crystal substance inside was located in the same room as Case. A light green purse was located next to the pipe. A metal box with one Alprazolam prescription pill was located in the purse along with another box containing two bags with a white crystal substance inside. The white substance field tested positive for methamphetamines.

            Case was also arrested on a Hickory County warrant for failing to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge of trespassing-second degree. Bond on this charge is set at $50 cash only.

               


Daniel Smith

           Daniel Smith- On July 30, Daniel Smith, 42, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with violation to his probation on an original class A misdemeanor domestic assault-third degree charge. Bond is set at $25,000 cash or surety.

            The original charge stems from an investigation on Dec. 31, 2015 when a St. Clair County deputy responded to a domestic disturbance on NW 151 Road, Lowry City. Smith hit a female victim in the face with his fist, placed her in a head lock, and hit her again multiple times. The victim also had a bite injury to her left wrist and her left shoulder. In September 2016 he plead guilty and was sentenced to serve one year in county jail. The execution of sentence was suspended and Smith was placed on supervised probation for two years. He was also ordered to serve five-days shock time.


Kipp Christopher 

            Kipp Christopher - On July 28, Kipp Christopher, 21, Holt, was arrested in St. Clair County on a Taney County warrant for failing to appear in court on an unclassified misdemeanor charge of minor visibly intoxicated. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety. The original charge stems from a Missouri State Highway Patrol investigation on April 23, 2016.

           


Tracie Hudson

            Tracie Hudson- On July 28, Tracie Hudson, 57, Raymore, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with class A misdemeanor driving while intoxicated-prior offender. Bond is set at $3,500 cash or surety.

            The charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on July 28 when a deputy was dispatched to a report of a suspicious person at the Pilot Travel Center, Collins. Contact was made with Hudson when she was using a window squeegee to wash her car. During the investigation it was determined Hudson was under the influence. She made admissions to being under the influence of methamphetamine and operating the vehicle. A check revealed Hudson was convicted of driving while intoxicated in a prior case. She was taken into custody pending the formal charge.

          


Bradley Cowen

           Bradley Cowen- On July 28, Bradley Cowen, 52, Memphis, Tenn., was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with class D felony driving while intoxicated-aggravated. Bond is set at $7,500 cash or surety.

            The charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on July 27 when a deputy was notified of a careless driver traveling north on Highway 13, Osceola.  A traffic stop was conducted after the deputy observed the vehicle failing to maintain its lane. The deputy smelled a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from inside the vehicle. Cowen stated he did not have a driver’s license. A check revealed his license is currently revoked in Tennessee for driving under the influence. Further investigation determined Cowen was intoxicated. He was taken into custody pending the formal charge.

            Lucas Boone- On July 28, Lucas Boone, 23, Springfield, was arrested in St. Clair County warrant charging him with class D felony possession of a controlled substance. The warrant was issued the same day and bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.


Lucas Boone

            The charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day when a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle he was a passenger in. During the investigation a clear plastic container with white crystal substance inside was located in the vehicle. The white substance field tested positive for methamphetamine.

            Boone was also arrested on a Taney County warrant for failing to appear in court on two class C felony charges of possession of a controlled substance. The warrant was issued on February 21 and bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. The charge stems from a Taney County Sheriff’s Office investigation on Feb. 3, 2015.


Sandra Boone

           Sandra Boone- On July 28, Sandra Boone, 54, Ozark, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

            The charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day when a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Boone was driving. During the investigation a clear plastic container with white crystal substance inside was located in the vehicle. The white substance field tested positive for methamphetamine.


Misty Roberts

            Misty Roberts- On July 26, Misty Roberts, 31, Clinton, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on a class A misdemeanor passing a bad check-less than $500. The warrant was issued on April 18 and bond is set at $500.00 cash only. The charge stems from an incident on May 18, 2016.

           


Robert Brison

            Robert Brison- On July 25, Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested Robert Brison, 53, Osceola, on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on an original class C felony charge of forgery and class C misdemeanor fraudulent use of a credit device. The warrant was issued on July 13 and bond is set at $1,200 cash only.

            The forgery charge stems from an incident in October 2015 and the fraudulent use of a credit device charge stems from an incident in November 2015.  On Nov. 24, 2015 St. Clair County deputies took a report from Evelyn Schroer in reference to two credit cards being activated in her name and maxed out to the limit. She also reported a $300 debit transaction that was not authorized and a check written to her son, Brison, for $25 was altered to $125. Schroer’s total loss was estimated at $2,114.60. She advised a recent credit check discovered another credit card in her name also.

           


Ricky Wilson

           Ricky Wilson- On July 25, Ricky Wilson, 22, Humansville, was arrested in St. Clair County on a Bates County warrant charging him with class D felony burglary-second degree. The warrant was issued on July 14 and bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. The charge stems from a Butler Police Department investigation on May 1.

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Report of littering on SW 1371 Road

            On July 30, a St. Clair County deputy took a report of illegal dumping on SW 1371 Road, Osceola. Steve Woody stated he found a large amount trash dumped on the side of the road. Numerous pieces of evidence was located and seized.

Van reported stolen in Osceola recovered in Blue Springs

            On July 26, a St. Clair County deputy took a stealing report from Richard Strahle. He reported his 2012 Ford Transit Connect van was stolen from his residence on NE 1021 Road, Osceola. Strahle named a female suspect who was staying at his residence. He noted when he woke up he noticed the van missing and the female subject and her belongings gone. The value of the vehicle was estimated $15,000. A request for prosecution was signed.

            On July 30, information was obtained the stolen vehicle was recovered by the Blue Springs Police Department. The vehicle had four flat tires and a suspect was identified and taken into custody.

Handgun reported stolen

            On July 26, a St. Clair County deputy took a report from Kenneth Gurley in reference to a stolen handgun. Gurley reported a .22 Caliber Ruger Single Six revolver missing from his residence on NW 451 Road, Lowry City. The value of the handgun was estimated at $629.  

Stolen truck reported in Appleton City

            On July 26, a St. Clair County deputy took a report of a stolen vehicle. Mary Scheer reported 1994 Ford F150 truck was stolen from her residence on North Maple Street, Appleton City. The truck was described as maroon with purple waves down the sides. She stated the truck has been missing since June 6.

Stolen vehicles recovered

            On July 25, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to the area near Highway 13 and UU Highway, Collins, in reference to a vehicle in the ditch. Information was received the vehicle was stolen out of Springfield and the suspect fled the scene on foot.

            During the investigation contact was made with Robert Truitt who reported his brown 2015 Chevrolet truck was missing from his residence on SE 975 Road, Humansville. A short time later information was received the truck went off the highway and struck a sign at the Highway 52 off ramp in Henry County. The truck stopped with the airbags deployed.  A Clinton Police Department officer on scene noted the suspect was not there when he arrived. The truck was processed and returned to Truitt.

            Information was received a truck was later stolen from a car dealership in Clinton. The suspect in this case is believed to be the same suspect involved in an early morning incident with Springfield Police Department and Greene County Sheriff’s Office in which a deputy was dragged by a vehicle the suspect was driving. The suspect was taken into custody by Garden City Police Department on July 27.

            These cases are currently under investigation. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

Court Case Updates

Richard Foster sentenced to county jail
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=317


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News updates from St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office July 17-21, 2017

         

            Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made four warrant arrests and took reports of stolen vehicles and a handgun during the first part of the week of July 24-28, 2017. There was also one Court Case Update.

Van reported stolen on NE 1021 Road, Osceola

            On July 26, a St. Clair County deputy took a stealing report from Richard Strahle. He reported his 2012 Ford Transit Connect van was stolen from his residence on NE 1021 Road, Osceola. Strahle named a female suspect who was staying at his residence. He noted when he woke up he noticed the van missing and the female subject and her belongings gone. The value of the vehicle was estimated $15,000. A request for prosecution was signed.

Handgun reported stolen

            On July 26, a St. Clair County deputy took a report from Kenneth Gurley in reference to a stolen handgun. Gurley reported a 22. caliber Ruger Single Six revolver missing from his residence on Northwest 451 Road, Lowry City. The value of the handgun was estimated at $629.       

Stolen truck reported in Appleton City

            On July 26, a St. Clair County deputy took a report of a stolen vehicle. Mary Scheer reported 1994 Ford F150 truck was stolen from her residence on North Maple Street, Appleton City. The truck was described as maroon with purple waves down the sides. She stated the truck has been missing since June 6.

Stolen vehicles recovered

            On July 25, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to the area near Highway 13 and UU Highway, Collins, in reference to a vehicle in the ditch. Information was received the vehicle was stolen out of Springfield and the suspect fled the scene on foot.

            During the investigation contact was made with Robert Truitt who reported his brown 2015 Chevrolet truck was missing from his residence on SE 975 Road, Humansville. A short time later information was received the truck went off the highway and struck a sign at the Highway 52 off ramp in Henry County. The truck stopped with the airbags deployed.  A Clinton Police Department officer on scene noted the suspect was not there when he arrived. The truck was processed and returned to Truitt.

            Information was received a truck was later stolen from a car dealership in Clinton. The suspect in this case is believed to be the same suspect involved in an early morning incident with Springfield Police Department and Greene County Sheriff’s Office in which a deputy was dragged by a vehicle the suspect was driving. The suspect was taken into custody by Garden City Police Department on July 27.

            These cases are currently under investigation. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to these cases or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

Warrant arrests


Lucas Boone

              Lucas Boone- On July 27, Lucas Boone, 23, Springfield, was arrested in St. Clair County on a Taney County warrant for failing to appear in court on two class C felony charges of possession of a controlled substance. The warrant was issued on February 21 and bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. The charge stems from a Taney County Sheriff’s Office investigation on Feb. 3, 2015.

            Boon’s arrest came after a St. Clair County deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Boone was a passenger in. During the investigation a clear plastic container with white crystal substance inside was located in the vehicle. The white substance field tested positive for methamphetamine. Formal charges are pending from the investigation.     


Misty Roberts

               Misty Roberts- On July 26, Misty Roberts, 31, Clinton, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on a class A misdemeanor passing a bad check-less than $500. The warrant was issued on April 18 and bond is set at $500.00 cash only. The charge stems from an incident on May 18, 2016.


Robert Brison

            Robert Brison- On July 25, Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested Robert Brison, 53, Osceola, on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on an original class C felony charge of forgery and class C misdemeanor fraudulent use of a credit device. The warrant was issued on July 13 and bond is set at $1,200 cash only.

            The forgery charge stems from an incident in October 2015 and the fraudulent use of a credit device charge stems from an incident in November 2015.  On Nov. 24, 2015 St. Clair County deputies took a report from Evelyn Schroer in reference to two credit cards being activated in her name and maxed out to the limit. She also reported a $300 debit transaction that was not authorized and a check written to her son, Brison, for $25 was altered to $125. Schroer’s total loss was estimated at $2,114.60. She advised a recent credit check discovered another credit card in her name also.  


Ricky Wilson

               Ricky Wilson- On July 25, Ricky Wilson, 22, Humansville, was arrested in St. Clair County on a Bates County warrant charging him with class D felony burglary-second degree. The warrant was issued on July 14 and bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. The charge stems from a Butler Police Department investigation on May 1.

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Court Case Updates

Richard Foster sentenced to county jail
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=317


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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release and Court Case Update July 17-24, 2017

         

          Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 12 warrant arrests during the week of July 17-24, 2017. There were also two Court Case Updates.

Four arrested on drug charges in Appleton City

            On July 24, four individuals were arrested on felony drug charges after the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdiction Drug Task Force with executing a search warrant at a residence on West Miller Street, Appleton City.


Shannon Knowles

            Shannon Knowles, 46, Appleton City, is charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance, class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-subsection 11-possess weapon and a felony controlled substance, and class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of a drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.


Robert Maxwell

            Robert Maxwell, 52, Warsaw, is charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance, class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-subsection 11-possess weapon and a felony controlled substance, class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-prior drug offense. Bond is set at $25,000 cash only.    

            During the investigation it was determined Maxwell is currently residing at the home with Knowles and also shares a bedroom with her. While executing the warrant a plastic bag containing a crystalline substance, a glass pipe with a white powdery and burned substance inside, and a Heritage .22 caliber revolver were located in their bedroom. The bag and pipe field tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine.


Bertha Lockwood

           Bertha Lockwood, 54, Humansville, is charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance, class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of a drug paraphernalia, and class D misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.


Mark DeForrest

            Mark DeForrest, 59, Appleton City, is charged with class D felony possession of a controlled substance and class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-prior drug offense. Bond is set at $25,000 cash only.

            During the investigation it was determined Lockwood and DeForrest also currently reside at the home and share a bedroom. While executing the warrant a cardboard box was located in their room. The box contained two plastic bags with a crystalline substance inside each, a clear plastic straw with a white powdery substance inside, a glass pipe with a white powdery and burned substance inside, a clear plastic bag containing marijuana, and a wooden pipe with burned substance inside. The bags and the straw field tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine.

            Two plastic bags containing a crystalline substance were located in a pair of jean shorts with DeForrest’s wallet attached by a chain. A back pack containing a used hypodermic syringe, a spoon, and a straw with a white powdery substance was also located in their room. An envelope addressed to DeForrest was located inside the back pack. The substance inside one of the plastic bags and the straw field tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine.

Other warrant arrests


Jesse Auten

           Jesse Auten- On July 24, Jesse Auten, 34, Quincy, was arrested in St. Clair County on a Henry County warrant for failing to appear in court. Auten is charged with on an ordinance violation for improper registration from Clinton Police Department. Bond is set at $444.50 cash only.         

            Megan Shields- On July 21, Megan Shields, 29, Independence, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for probation violation on an original class C felony charge of possessing a controlled substance. The warrant was issued on July 13 and bond is set at $5,000 cash only.


Megan Shields

             The original charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation in January 2014 when deputies along with members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force conducted a drug investigation at a residence on NE 364 Road, Osceola. The investigation revealed Shields to be in possession of methamphetamine.    


Chelsea Burleson

          Chelsea Burleson- On July 21, Chelsea Burleson, 26, Joplin, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with class D felony possession of controlled substance. The warrant was issued on July 13 and bond $10,000 cash or surety. The charge stems from an Osceola Police Department investigation on June 26.

            Pamela Williams- On July 21, Pamela Williams, 27, Osceola, was arrested in St. Clair County on a warrant from Johnson County for probation violation on an original class C felony charge of receiving stolen property. The warrant was issued on April 7 and bond is set at $25,000 cash only.


Pamela Williams

            Williams was also arrested on a warrant from Henry County for failing to appear in court on an original class A misdemeanor charge of stealing leased or rented property. The warrant was issued on April 3 and bond is set at $102 cash only.   


Woodrow Gray

              Woodrow Gray- On July 19, Woodrow Gray, 44, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with four felony and two misdemeanor counts. Gray is charged with class C felony delivery of a controlled substance, class D felony possession of a controlled substance, two class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-subsection 11-possess weapon and a felony controlled substance, class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and class D misdemeanor possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana. The warrant was issued on June 28 and bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety.

            On Feb. 2, a St. Clair County deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Gray was driving on Highway 82 near Roscoe. Members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force assisted deputies with the investigation and a small clear bag with a white powdery substance which field tested positive for methamphetamine was located along with a misdemeanor amount of marijuana in the vehicle. Gray was arrested and charged in that case.

            The new charges stem from further investigation the same day which led to a search warrant being obtained for Gray’s residence on NW 601 Road, Appleton City. While the warrant was being served deputies located a large quantity of methamphetamine, a misdemeanor amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, firearms, and a large sum of cash in his residence.     


Billie Atkinson

            Billie Atkinson- On July 19, Billie Atkinson, 33, Wheatland, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on several counts, class D felony possession of controlled substance, class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, class B misdemeanor failure to register motor vehicle, an unclassified misdemeanor of no insurance, and class C misdemeanor failure to drive on right half of the roadway. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

            The original charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on May 25 when deputies were patrolling on T Highway and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Atkinson was driving. During the investigation two glass pipes used to smoke methamphetamine were located in the vehicle. A glass pipe used to smoke marijuana was also located.

            Richard Foster- On July 18, Richard Foster, 31, Clinton, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on an original class A misdemeanor charge of theft. The warrant was issued on March 20 and bond is set at $2,500 cash only.


Richard Foster

            Foster was also arrested on warrants from Henry County and the Montrose Police Department for failing to appear in court. The warrant from Henry County charges Foster with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, theft, no insurance, operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license, and no seat belt. The charges stem from a Missouri State Highway Patrol investigation on October 13, 2016. The original charge from Montrose Police Department is an ordinance violation for no insurance on August 11, 2016. Total bond on the two charges is $560 cash only.     


John Snethen

              John Snethen- On July 17, John Snethen, 40, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with class D felony abuse of a child and  class A misdemeanor domestic assault-fourth degree-first offense. The warrant was issued the same day and bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day when deputies took a report of domestic violence on SE 1151 Road, Collins.

During the investigation it was discovered Snethen allegedly punched a juvenile in the head with his fist and stated he would to snap the individual’s neck. Snethen was taken into custody pending the formal charge.

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Stolen motorcycle recovered in Collins

            On July 22, a St. Clair County deputy received information in reference to the location of a stolen motorcycle at a residence on SE 871 Road, Collins. During the investigation a 2004 Honda Rebel CMX 250 was located on the property. The motorcycle checked stolen out of Hume. The motorcycle was towed and the owner notified.

            This case is currently under investigation. Sheriff Keeler urges those with any related information to this case or any others to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

Court Case Updates

Sandra Marconi placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=341


David Burns sentenced to St. Clair County Jail for 180 days
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=358

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News updates from St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office July 17-21, 2017

           

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made four warrant arrests during the first part of the week of July 17-21, 2017. There was also one Court Case Update.

Warrant arrests

            Woodrow Gray- On July 19, Woodrow Gray, 44, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with four felony and two misdemeanor counts. Gray is charged with class C felony delivery of a controlled substance, class D felony possession of a controlled substance, two class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-subsection 11-possess weapon and a felony controlled substance, class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and class D misdemeanor possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana. The warrant was issued on June 28 and bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety.


Woodrow Gray

            On Feb. 2, a St. Clair County deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Gray was driving on Highway 82 near Roscoe. Members of the Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force assisted deputies with the investigation and a small clear bag with a white powdery substance which field tested positive for methamphetamine was located along with a misdemeanor amount of marijuana in the vehicle. Gray was arrested and charged in that case.

            The new charges stem from further investigation the same day which led to a search warrant being obtained for Gray’s residence on NW 601 Road, Appleton City. While the warrant was being served deputies located a large quantity of methamphetamine, a misdemeanor amount of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, firearms, and a large sum of cash in his residence.    


Billie Atkinson

                Billie Atkinson- On July 19, Billie Atkinson, 33, Wheatland, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on several counts, class D felony possession of controlled substance, class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, class B misdemeanor failure to register motor vehicle, an unclassified misdemeanor of no insurance, and class C misdemeanor failure to drive on right half of the roadway. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

            The original charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on May 25 when deputies were patrolling on T Highway and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Atkinson was driving. During the investigation two glass pipes used to smoke methamphetamine were located in the vehicle. A glass pipe used to smoke marijuana was also located.       


Richard Foster

           Richard Foster- On July 18, Richard Foster, 31, Clinton, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on an original class A misdemeanor charge of theft. The warrant was issued on March 20 and bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

            Foster was also arrested on warrants from Henry County and the Montrose Police Department for failing to appear in court. The warrant from Henry County charges Foster with misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, theft, no insurance, operating a vehicle without a valid driver’s license, and no seat belt. The charges stem from a Missouri State Highway Patrol investigation on October 13, 2016. The original charge from Montrose Police Department is an ordinance violation for no insurance on August 11, 2016. Total bond on the two charges is $560 cash only.     


John Snethen

              John Snethen- On July 17, John Snethen, 40, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with class D felony abuse of a child and  class A misdemeanor domestic assault-fourth degree-first offense. The warrant was issued the same day and bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day when deputies took a report of domestic violence on SE 1151 Road, Collins.

During the investigation it was discovered Snethen allegedly punched a juvenile in the head with his fist and stated he would to snap the individual’s neck. Snethen was taken into custody pending the formal charge.

Court Case Updates

Sandra Marconi placed on probation
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=341

 

 

 

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release and Court Case Update July 10-17, 2017

           

          Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 13 warrant arrests during the week of July 10-17, 2017. There were also four Court Case Updates.

Warrant arrests

            Lucas Hetherington- On July 17, Lucas Hetherington, 21, Montrose, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on an original unclassified misdemeanor charge of driving while revoked-first offense. The warrant was issued on March 20 and bond is set at $500 cash only.


Lucas Hetherington

            The charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on Sept. 21, 2016 when a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Hetherington was driving. During the investigation it was determined Hetherington’s driver’s license was revoked.

            Austin LaRue- On July 17, Austin LaRue, 22, Republic was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with class D felony tampering with a motor vehicle. The warrant was issued the same day and bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.    


Austin LaRue

The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation the previous day when a citizen reported a suspicious person sleeping in a car next to a building off  the Osceola Square. A check of the vehicle, a gold 1997 Ford Taurus, was confirmed stolen out of Springfield. Contact was made and the occupant of the stolen vehicle was identified as LaRue, a homeless male from Springfield. LaRue initially claimed another individual drove him there and he slept in the back seat after the person left.  Several items belonging to LaRue were removed from the vehicle. He was taken into custody pending the formal charge.


Trevor Taylor

            Trevor Taylor- On July 15, Trevor Taylor, 27, Lowry City, was arrested in St. Clair County on a Cass County warrant for failing to appear in court on class C felony tampering with a motor vehicle-first degree and class D felony driving while revoked. Bond is set at $5,000. The charges stem from a Cass County Sheriff’s Office investigation on Nov. 16, 2016.  

 
Bradford Moore Jr.

            Bradford Moore Jr.- On July 15, Bradford Moore Jr., 39, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with two class D felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-prior drug offense. The warrant was issued on July 14 and bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety. The charge stems from an Osceola Police Department investigation on Jan. 18.


Devin Vail

            Devin Vail- On July 14, Devin Vail, 21, Girard, Kansas, was arrested in St. Clair County on a Barton County warrant charging him with class A felony robbery-first degree, class A felony assault first degree, and unclassified felony armed criminal action. The warrant was issued on July 12 and bond is set at $250,000 cash or surety. The charges stem from a Barton County Sheriff’s Office investigation on July 9.               


Jayme Boyd

             Jayme Boyd- On July 14, Jayme Boyd, 24, Bolivar, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with an unclassified felony statutory rape-second degree. The warrant was issued on July 12 and bond is set at $25,000 cash only.

            The charge stems from an incident on July 1, 2015. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation started on June 7 when a deputy was contacted by a Missouri Department of Children’s Division worker in reference to a possible statutory rape case involving a juvenile and Boyd.  An interview was conducted and the victim noted Boyd was a family friend.  At the time of the alleged incident Boyd was 23 years old and the victim was 15 years old. The victim stated the sexual relationship with Boyd lasted a couple of months. 


Melissa Bullock

            Melissa Bullock- On July 14, Melissa Bullock, 50, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with two counts of class D felony possession of a controlled substance and class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdiction Drug Task Force investigation on July 12 when a search warrant was executed at Bullock’s residence in the Shady Acres Trailer Park, Osceola. While executing the search warrant a plastic bag containing a crystalline substance was located on top of a dresser underneath a jewelry box.  A glass pipe with a crystal and white powder substance inside of it and an orange pill later identified as an Alprazolam were located in the dresser. The substance inside the plastic bag and the glass pipe both field tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine.  


Lisa Benton

                Lisa Benton and Oleyesa Tiegs- On July 13, Oleyesa Tiegs, 25, Joplin, and Lisa Benton, 35, Belton, were arrested on St. Clair County warrants charging them with class C felony delivery of controlled substance, class D felony delivery of a controlled substance to a county jail, and class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety in each case.


Oleyesa Tiegs

                The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdiction Drug Task Force investigation on July 11. Tiegs and Benton were scheduled to visit different inmates and deliver MP3 players to them. During the investigation narcotics were found concealed inside the MP3 players that were attempting to be delivered as well as on their person. Osceola Police Department assisted with the case.


Tyler Thomson

                Tyler Thomson- On July 12, Tyler Thomson, 25, Independence, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. The warrant was issued on April 14 and bond is set at $750 cash only. The charge stems from a Missouri State Highway Patrol investigation on July 4, 2016.


Andrew Strotkamp

            Andrew Strotkamp- On July 12, Andrew Strotkamp, 27, Humansville, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failing to appear in court on original class C felony charges of endangering the welfare of a child-first degree and abuse or neglect of a child. The warrant was issued on April 3 and bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

            The original charges stem from incidents on September 1, 2014 when a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Missouri Department of Social Services Children’s Division investigation discovered Strotkamp grabbed a juvenile, held them down on a couch and punched them in the face with a closed fist.                   


Jessika Peppers

            Jessika Peppers- On July 11, a St. Clair County deputy arrested Jessika Peppers, 32, Osceola, on two Harrison County warrants for failing to appear in court.

            One warrant charges Peppers with class E felony operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license-third and subsequent offense. The other warrant charges Peppers with class B misdemeanor operating  a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner, class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, and class D misdemeanor possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana. All charges stems from a Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop H investigation on Feb. 22. The warrant was issued on May 24 and bond is set at $2,500.


Bobbie Shull

            Bobbie Shull- On July 11, a St. Clair County deputy arrested Bobbie Shull, 41, Chilhowee, on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with failure to appear in court on an original Appleton City ordinance violation of animal health and safety. The warrant was issued on March 16, 2015 and bond is set at $350 cash only. The charge stems from an Appleton City Police Department investigation on March 30, 2014.

            Disclaimer: Arrest records are public information. Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Formal charges filed on two for stealing from Osceola Cheese


Keith Ritchey

           On July 12, criminal summonses were issued for Keith Ritchey, 59, Pleasant Hill, and Billie Blackburn, 47, Peculiar, charging them with class D misdemeanor stealing-value less than $150. Arraignment on the charges is set for Aug. 4 in the St. Clair County Courtroom.

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on July 7 when deputies took a stealing report at Osceola Cheese. Chris Hannah, owner of Osceola Cheese, advised a male and female subject stole several items then left the store. A female employee of Osceola Cheese jumped onto a trailer being towed by the suspect’s vehicle. She was able to get off the trailer without injury and several other employees attempted to block the vehicle from leaving the parking lot. The suspect vehicle was able to get past the employees and fled to the Countryside Trading Post on the opposite side of the Highway 13.


Billie Blackburn

            A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, Ritchey, allegedly made admission to stealing beef sticks from the store. During the investigation a one pound block of pepperoni cheese, one pound block of seven year cheddar cheese, a jar of honey Dijon mustard, a jar of Beaver brand sweet honey mustard, and one beef/cheese stick combo were located in Richey’s vehicle. A package of 45 beef sticks was recovered after being thrown from the vehicle as it was leaving the parking lot. The value of the items was estimated at $55. The two were taken into custody and later released pending the formal charge.

Arrest warrant issued


Kerri Randolph
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            Kerri Randolph- On July 13, a St. Clair County warrant was issued for Kerri Randolph, 49, Pittsburg, charging her with class D felony possession of a controlled substance, class A misdemeanor possession of less than 10 grams of marihuana, and class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

            The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on May 9 when a deputy was on patrol and noticed a vehicle stopped on the side of NE 101 Road, Lowry City. As the deputy approached the vehicle it appeared someone ran from the ditch and got into the vehicle and it kept traveling on. The vehicle pulled over again and a passenger exited the vehicle and ran to the ditch.  A traffic stop was initiated. Terry Randolph was identified as the driver and Kerri Randolph as the passenger. During the investigation marijuana, a pipe used to smoke marijuana, and a large "rock" of crystalline substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine was located on her person.            
              Sheriff Keeler urges those with any information related to the location of Randolph to contact the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line, 417-646-5832, or email to tips@scsomo.org.

Court Case Update

Micky Kottwitz continued on probation and ordered to complete drug treatment in DOC
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=149

Arrest warrant issued for Robert Brison for failing to appear in court
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=148

Kory Clemons sentenced to DOC
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=142

Kayne Gonzales sentenced to DOC
http://scsomo.org/court_case_view.php?id=44

 

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