Court Case Update

Case# 18SR-CR00439

Count I-class D felony possession of a controlled substance

7/1/19-Court enters formal Sentence and Judgment
Defendant sentenced to 8 years in MO Dept of Corrections; sentence to be served concurrent with other St. Clair Co. sentences executed this date
Execution of sentence suspended; defendant placed on supervised probation for 5 years

Wellington, Samuel
Age: 28  
City: Clinton  
Incident Date: 2018-10-09  
Arrest Date: 2018-10-09  
Additional Information

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to Shelby’s Gas Station in reference to a possible drug sale in the parking lot. When the deputy arrived on scene, the deputy made contact with the remaining subject, Wellington, in the parking lot. The deputy asked for and was given consent to search the vehicle Wellington was driving. During the search of the vehicle, a baggie was found with a white crystal like substance in it.The substance did field test positive for methamphetamine.

News Links
The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release Oct. 8-15, 2018
St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office News Updates Oct. 8-12, 2018
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office