Court Case Update

Case# 16SR-CR00671-01

Three counts of class C felony arson-second degree

June 15, 2017-Guilty plea on all three counts. The imposition of sentence was suspended and Ashbaker was placed on supervised probation for five years. He was also ordered to serve 15 days shock time in Vernon County Jail and pay $45,478.73 in restitution.

Ashbaker, Chevy
Age: 25  
City: Sheldon  
Incident Date: 2016-09-16  
Arrest Date: 2016-11-13  
Additional Information

The charges stem from investigation that started on Sept. 16 when St. Clair County deputies were called to three suspicious fires in the Taberville area. Deputies took initial reports and the investigations were turned over to the Missouri State Fire Marshal.

News Links
The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release Nov. 7-14, 2016            
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office