Court Case Update

Case# 18SR-CR00211

Class D felony possession of a controlled substance

6/7/18-Court enters Plea, Finding of Guilt, Sentence and Judgment.
Defendant found to be a prior drug offender as defined by statute. Defendant sentenced to 10 years in MO Dept of Corrections; execution of sentence suspended; Defendant placed on supervised probation for 5 years; Defendant to serve 30 days shock detention in St. Clair Co. Jail

West Jr., Jimmie
Age: 45  
City: Cassville  
Incident Date: 2018-05-10  
Arrest Date: 2018-05-10  
Additional Information

The charge comes after a St. Clair County deputy pulled over vehicle West was driving for an equipment violation. The deputy made contact with the driver and identified him as Jimmie West by his driver’s license. West was moving inside the vehicle in a suspicious manner and would not listen to the deputy’s request to keep his hands where the deputy could see them. After multiple requests, West finally listened. A K9 officer was called to the scene and did an exterior sniff test of the vehicle. The K9 did alert to the presence of narcotics. A search of the vehicle revealed a baggie with a crystal like substance in it and a piece of aluminum foil with some residue in it. The baggie tested positive for methamphetamine.

News Links
The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Release May 7-14, 2018
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office