Court Case Update

Case# 17SR-CR00278

Count I-class D felony possession of a controlled substance
Count II-class E felony unlawful use of a weapon (possess weapon and a felony controlled substance)  

2/4/19-Tried by Court
The Court announces its Finding of Guilt beyond a reasonable doubt as charged in the 1st Amended Information

2/15/19-Court enters Sentence and Judgment
Counts I and II: Court grants Suspended Imposition of Sentence; defendant placed on supervised probation for 5 years

Herdman, Kenneth
Age: 70  
City: Appleton City  
Incident Date: 2017-06-14  
Arrest Date: 2017-06-14  
Additional Information

           The charges stem from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and Mid Missouri Multi Jurisdictional Drug Task Force investigation during the early morning hours on June 14 at a residence on East Second Street, Appleton City. During the investigation a Cobra .38 special loaded with two rounds was located in Kenneth Herdman’s pants pocket. Another RG .38 special with six rounds of was located in a shoulder holster under his left arm. In another pocket a container with 17 Alprazolam, a schedule four controlled substance, was located.

            A small clear re-closable plastic bag with a white powder substance was found inside a shared bedroom of Kenneth and Tamara. A white powder substance was also located in two long handled wooden shaker containers hanging on a wall in the bedroom.  Each of the items field tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine.

News Links
St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release and Court Case Updates June 12-15, 2017
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office