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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release Aug. 12-19, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release Aug. 12-19, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made three arrests and took two reports during the week of Aug. 12-19, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Scott Greathouse

Scott Greathouse- On Aug. 17, Scott Greathouse, 20, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Cedar County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on an original misdemeanor charge. Bond is set at $225.50 cash only.

Courtney Sallis

Courtney Sallis- On Aug. 16, Courtney Sallis, 26, Blue Springs, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Texas County warrant charging her with failure to appear in court on a class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 11-35 grams, a class B misdemeanor operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner, and a class D misdemeanor no insurance. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety.

Elizabeth Ragle

Elizabeth Ragle- On Aug. 14, Elizabeth Ragle, 41, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failure to appear in court on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original charge comes from a Mid Missouri Drug Task Force investigation in July of 2018.

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.

Burglary in Roscoe

On Aug. 15, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Highway VV in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Tiffany Esser. Esser stated her mother in law heard someone in the house telling the dogs to shut up. The deputy entered and cleared the residence. No one was found inside. The deputy saw no signs of forced entry. The resident stated nothing damaged or missing.

Stolen Checks Out of Lowry City

On Aug. 14, a St. Clair County deputy took a report of stolen checks. Randal Caserta came into the Sheriff’s Office to report two checks of his were stolen. One was cashed at a Home Depot the other was not cashed at time of report.

A person of interest has been named. 

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 July 29-August 12, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release July 29-August 12, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 19 arrests during the weeks of July 29-August 12, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Kaleb Roth

Kaleb Roth- On Aug. 9, Kaleb Roth, 23, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A misdemeanor stealing. Bond is set at $1,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after an employee from Mike’s Wrecker Service reported a theft of services in March of 2019.

Richard Chambers

Richard Chambers- On Aug. 8, Richard Chambers, 60, Mountain Home, AR, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Chambers was driving for a traffic violation in February of 2019. While talking with Chambers, he consented to a search of the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle a glass pipe with a crystal like residue was located along with a plastic container. The glass pipe did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Kenneth Collins, Jr.

Kenneth Collins, Jr.- On Aug. 8, Kenneth Collins, Jr., 35, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on multiple warrants for other jurisdictions. There are three from Henry County, one from Bates County, one from Benton County, one from Jackson County, and one from the Kansas City Police Department. There is no bond for the Benton County warrant.

Jared Elliott

Jared Elliott- On Aug. 8, Jared Elliott, 27, Bolivar, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Elliott was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NE 301 Road in reference to a suspicious person. Upon arrival, the deputies spoke with Johnnie Carroll. Carroll stated a white male in a truck drove past his house and parked at Carroll’s shop.

Deputies made contact with the white male, late identified as Jared Elliott. The deputies could smell the strong odor of intoxicants come from Elliott’s person. Deputies asked Elliott if he had been drinking and he stated yes. The deputies took a preliminary breath test with a reading of 0.289% blood alcohol concentration. A breathalyzer test was administered at the St. Clair County Jail with the result of 0.296% blood alcohol concentration.

Rodney Garner

Rodney Garner- On Aug. 8, Rodney Garner, 50, DeFuniak Springs, FL, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failure to appear in court on an infraction charge of driver failing to secure a child less than 16 years old in a properly adjusted/fastened restraint. Bond is set at $10.

The original charge stems from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Feb. of 2019.

Levi Dotson

Levi Dotson- On Aug. 7, Levi Dotson, 34, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to pay fines/costs on an unclassified misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended- second or subsequent offense. Bond is set at $478.50 cash only.

The original charge stems from a traffic stop by a St. Clair County deputy in November of 2015.

Shane Magoon

Shane Magoon- On Aug. 7, Shane Magoon, 47, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with an unclassified felony armed criminal action, a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-exhibiting, a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, a class E resisting arrest/detention/stop by fleeing, and a class A misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. This is a no bond warrant.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy was trying to pull over a vehicle for failure to yield on June 9, 2019. The vehicle finally stopped approximately one and a half miles east of Highway E and Highway A intersection.  Upon making contact with the subject, the deputy noticed a weapon. The subject allegedly reached for the weapon. The deputy drew his county issued service weapon and fired one shot at the subject. The subject was struck by the shot fired. The deputy was not injured.

Mark Michael

Mark Michael- On Aug. 6, Mark Michael, 59, Higginsville, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony driving while intoxicated-persistent. Michael was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy observed a vehicle sitting in the middle of Business 13 in Collins. The deputy activated his emergency lights and approached the vehicle. The deputy observed a half empty bottle of alcohol sitting in the passenger’s seat. While speaking with Michael, the deputy could smell the strong odor of intoxicants. A record check of the driver showed multiple previous driving while intoxicated convictions. Michael became very belligerent with the deputy and refused a portable breath test.

Crystal Beckmon

Crystal Beckmon- On Aug. 5, Crystal Beckmon, 37, Eldorado Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $20,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a vehicle that Beckmon was a passenger in, was pulled over for a traffic violation in April of 2018. During the conversation with a deputy, Beckmon removed a zip lock bag from her person and handed it to the deputy. The baggie contained marijuana residue and prescription pills. 

 

Ashley Ganneway

Ashley Ganneway- On Aug. 5, Ashley Ganneway, 33, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Ganneway was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes from an investigation by the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force in August of 2019.

Tye Kempinger

Tye Kempinger- On Aug. 5, Tye Kempinger, 48, Kansas City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, and a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-possess a weapon and a felony controlled substance. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes from an investigation by the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force in August of 2019.

 

Rachelle McKinney

Rachelle McKinney- On Aug. 5, Rachelle McKinney, 28, Springfield, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. McKinney was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to the southbound lanes of Highway 13 coming out of Henry County in regards to a motorist operating a vehicle in a careless manner. The motorist pulled over and stopped. The deputy made contact with the driver and could smell the odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle. The deputy asked McKinney if she would submit to a preliminary breath test. She stated she would. The test resulted in a preliminary blood alcohol concentration of 0.200%. McKinney was placed under arrest and transported to the St. Clair County Jail. A deputy performed a breathalyzer test on McKinney with a result of 0.235% blood alcohol concentration.

Michael Mullen, Jr.

Michael Mullen, Jr.- On Aug. 5, Michael Mullen, Jr., 40, Urich, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a  Johnson County warrant for failure to appear in court on an original class D misdemeanor stealing. Bond is set at $400 cash only.

Darrell Warner

Darrell Warner- On Aug. 5, Darrell Warner, 37, Blue Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on an original class D felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under order of support. Bond is set at $2000 cash only.

 

James Honeycutt

James Honeycutt- On Aug. 4, James Honeycutt, 47, Bolivar, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Honeycutt was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched northbound Highway 13 from Collins in reference to a careless driver. Deputies were able to get to the area and find a motorist swerving severely and almost striking other vehicles. The deputies were able to get the motorist to pull over and stop. When deputies approached the vehicle they could smell the odor of intoxicants. Honey cut was asked to perform a field sobriety test; he failed. A breathalyzer test resulted in a 0.237% blood alcohol concentration.

Richard Turner III

Richard Turner III- On Aug. 2, Richard Turner III, 49, Springfield, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Stone County warrant for failure to appear in court. This is a no bond warrant.

Brandon Mistler

Brandon Mistler- On July 30, Brandon Mistler, 22, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Mistler was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force worked together to execute a search warrant on the residence where Mistler resides.

 

Angel Self

Angel Self- On July 30, Angel Self, 33, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Self was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office and the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force worked together to execute a search warrant on the residence where Self resides. 

John Chiles, Jr.

John Chiles, Jr.- On July 29, John Chiles, Jr., 43, Deepwater, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class E felony domestic assault in the third degree. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NE 1142 Private Road in reference to a domestic assault. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with the victim. The victim stated that Chiles smacked her across the face. She 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.

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 July 15-29, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release July 15-29, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 15 arrests and took two reports during the weeks of July 15-29, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Derek Masters

Derek Masters- On July 29, Derek Masters, 20, Walker, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with two counts of a class E felony passing bad check(s). Bond is set at $500 cash only.

Austin Ragle

Austin Ragle- On July 28, Austin Ragle, 42, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrants charging him with a class A misdemeanor violation of a child protection order-first offense and a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Total bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

The original charge comes after a St. Clair County deputy made contact with a car parked in a suspicious location during his patrol of the area in May of 2018. The deputy made contact with the driver, Ragle. During a record check of Ragle, it was found that he had an active warrant out of St. Clair County. After being asked if there was anything illegal in the car, Ragle admitted to there being a baggie of methamphetamine, a glass pipe, and a glass water bong. Ragle gave consent to the deputy to search the vehicle. During the search, the deputy recovered methamphetamine and the water bong, along with two handguns. The passenger admitted to breaking and tossing the glass pipe, but showed the deputy where it was at in the ditch.

Daryl Patterson

Daryl Patterson- On July 26, Daryl Patterson, 30, Independence, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class E felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under order of support. Bond is set at $2,500 cash or surety.

Celeste Sole

Celeste Sole- On July 26, Celeste Sole, 19, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony assault in the third degree. Sole was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a disturbance on the square in Osceola. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with the female victim. She claimed Sole had punched her multiple times.

Heather Carpenter (file photo)

Heather Carpenter- On July 25, Heather Carpenter, 46, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a warrant for failure to pay fines on two ordinance charges of failure to register vehicle and no insurance. Bond is set at $151 cash only.

The original charges were issued by the Osceola Police Department in April of 2019.

 

Casey Slaughter

Casey Slaughter- On July 25, Casey Slaughter, 35, Appleton City, was arrested on a class E felony receiving stolen property. Slaughter was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a multiple agency investigation into some stolen property the Conservation property in Montrose.

Joshua Young

Joshua Young- On July 25, Joshua Young, 35, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Young was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies performed a search of Young’s residence as per part of his probation. During the search marijuana, a white crystal like substance and drug paraphernalia were located.

Garrett Murphy

Garrett Murphy- On July 23, Garrett Murphy, 24, Strafford, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon-possess weapon and a felony controlled substance, and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Murphy was driving for multiple equipment violations in March of 2019. After making contact with the driver, the deputy asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle. Murphy did state he had a pistol on his person. The deputy had Murphy step out of the vehicle so that he could retrieve the weapon and secure for safety reasons. The deputy asked for and was denied consent to search the vehicle. The deputy informed Murphy he was going to have a K9 unit come to the scene. Murphy then handed the deputy a glass pipe from his jacket along with a zip lock bag with a crystal like substance.

Murphy then gave the deputy consent to search the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle the deputy recovered the marijuana, two syringes, another zip lock bag with a crystal like substance, a camouflage plastic container with a crystal like substance, and multiple rounds of ammo for the weapon.  The glass pipe did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Gloria Robinson

Gloria Robinson- On July 23, Gloria Robinson, 54, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class E felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-amphetamine or methamphetamine. Bond is set at $1,500 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after St. Clair County deputies performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Robinson was driving for a traffic violation. During the stop, deputies asked for consent to search the vehicle. Robinson denied consent. After contacting the K9 unit, the deputy approached the vehicle again. At this point, Robinson removed some marijuana from her person and admitted to having more in her purse. During the search of the vehicle, multiple prescription pills were located and syringes were located. Inside her purse a glass pipe was located. The glass pipe and syringes field tested positive for methamphetamine.

William Elliott

William Elliott- On July 20, William Elliott, 61, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him four counts of a class B misdemeanor trespass in the first degree and a class A misdemeanor peace disturbance –second or subsequent offense. Bond is set at $3,500 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after Jon Belcher had reported to a St. Clair County deputy that Elliott had trespassed onto his property multiple times in a loud and obnoxious manner. The deputy made contact with Elliott at his place of residence and he did admit to walking across Belcher’s property.

Steven Collins

Steven Collins- On July 19, Steven Collins, 33, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Henry County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a class E felony driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $4,500.

Nancy Sander

Nancy Sander- On July 18, Nancy Sander, 64, Quincy, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a class A felony murder in the first degree. This is a no bond charge.

The warrant comes after the continuing investigation into the Elizabeth Kilgore case. It was determined that Sander may have a prior knowledge to the murder/suicide that occurred on September 7, 2018.

Darrell Stevens Jr.

Darrell Stevens Jr.- On July 16, Darrell Stevens Jr., 40, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class B felony driving while intoxicated-habitual. Stevens was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy observed Stevens driving a vehicle at a high rate of speed and struck a curb; coming to rest in a grassy lawn. The deputy made contact with Stevens. Stevens did admit to the deputy that he had drank a couple of beers and some liquor. Stevens refused to a breath test.

David Vanlue

David Vanlue- On July 16, David Vanlue, 30, Calhoun, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A felony assault or attempted assault on a law enforcement officer in the first degree. This is a no bond charge.

The original charge comes from an investigation by the Lowry City Police Department in October of 2015.

Naomi Green

Naomi Green- On July 15, Naomi Green, 34, Blairstown, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a probation violation on original charges of a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class B misdemeanor trespass in the first degree. Bond is set at $1,500 cash or surety.

The original charges come from when Damon was the passenger in the vehicle that was driven by Timmie Green in February of 2018. She admitted to the deputy that she had a baggie of methamphetamine stuffed into the crotch of her pants. The baggie was recovered at the St. Clair County Jail during a search of her person.

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 Vehicle Recovered in Osceola

On July 24, St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NW 101 Road in regards to people trespassing. Upon arrival, the deputies followed the reporting party down a farm road. When the deputies arrived, they noticed a GMC S-15 type pickup parked next to a commercial type orchard sprayer. A deputy did a record check on the registration tag and VIN of the truck. The truck came back as stolen out of St. Louis County Missouri. The deputies collected evidence from the scene.

Stealing in Collins

On July 23, a St. Clair County deputy took a report of stealing from Willard Kauffman. Kauffman stated someone got into his machine barn and stole two socket sets from his property on SE 1025 Road. Kauffman estimated to total loss value at $210.

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 June July 8-15, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release June July 8-15, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made two arrests and took two stealing reports during the week of July 8-15, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Nicholas Austin

Nicholas Austin- On July 9, Nicholas Austin, 21, El Dorado Springs, was arrested on two St. Clair County warrant for failure to appear in court on original charges of a class D misdemeanor operating a motor vehicle without insurance and a class D felony delivery/possession of a controlled substance at a county/private jail/correctional center except with a written prescription. The misdemeanor bond is $400 cash only. The felony bond is $10,000 cash or surety.

The misdemeanor charge stems from a traffic stop by a St. Clair County deputy in February of 2019.

The felony charge stems from an arrest in March of 2019. Austin was found to have a partial marijuana cigarette on his person during the booking process at the jail.

Aaron Whitlock

Aaron Whitlock- On July 9, Aaron Whitlock, 42, Topeka, KS, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class E felony passing a bad check. Bond is set at $250 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.

 

 

Stolen Trailer Out of Collins

On July 14, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence off of Coon Creek in Collins in regards to a stolen trailer. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Daniel McGuire. McGuire stated that sometime between July 12 and July 14, his utility trailer was stolen out of his back yard. McGuire provided the deputy with the VIN number and description. It is a blue, 16 foot utility type trailer, with a rotted wood floor, dented fender, no license plate, no ramps, and no lights. There was no estimated loss value at time of report.

The deputy took photographs of the area and tried to collect video surveillance from surrounding businesses.

Stealing in Osceola

On July 10, a St. Clair County deputy received a phone call in regards to stolen cattle from a residence off of Highway B. Dennis Swigert wanted to report his cattle stolen. Swigert stated he was notified on July 7 that he might have some cows out, but he did not think they were his. He stated he went to check them on the morning of July 10 and discovered two cows missing. Swigert stated he would notify the Sheriff’s Office if he did locate them. Estimated loss value is $1,600.

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 June July 1-8, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release June July 1-8, 2019

            Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made three arrests and took a burglary report during the week of July 1-8, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Dustin Heyer

Dustin Heyer- On July 6, Justin Heyer, 43, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D misdemeanor operating a motor vehicle on a highway without a valid license. Heyer was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to BP Gas Station in Lowry City in reference to a possible drunk driver. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Heyer in the parking lot. A record check revealed Heyer has a suspended driver’s license.

 

John Jambrosic

John Jambrosic- On July 3, John Jambrosic, 68, Kansas City, KS, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class C misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. Jambrosic was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NE 32 Private Road in regards to threats with a gun. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with William Mynatt. Mynatt stated he and Jambrosic had gotten into a verbal argument. Mynatt then stated Jambrosic pulled a small handgun from his pocket and threatened to kill him.

Joshua Williams

Joshua Williams- On July 3, Joshua Williams, 38, Independence, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Bolivar Police Department warrant for failure to appear in court on an unclassified charge for resisting arrest/detention/stop. Bond is set at $150 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.



Burglary in Osceola

On July 6, a St. Clair County deputy took a report in regards to a burglary that had occurred at a residence on NE 600 Road. The deputy met with Randy and Cassandra Collins at the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office. Randy stated someone had broken into his barn. Randy stated he had chained the doors from the inside of the building. Randy also stated multiple power tools were taken from the building.

The deputy went to the location to collect evidence. Total estimated loss value is $2,500. A list of missing items was not available at time of press release.

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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Shots Fired in St. Clair County

Shots Fired in St. Clair County

On July 2, at approximately 11:40 p.m., St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a call of shots fired at a residence off of SW 600 Road, El Dorado Springs. When deputies arrived on scene, the subject shot at the deputies with a shotgun. The pellets stuck a patrol vehicle and one pellet did strike a deputy on the finger, causing a minor injury. A second patrol vehicle was struck with two .22 caliber rounds. Two females were escorted safely from the residence. A perimeter was established and a yard light was shot out.

Additional gun shots were heard inside the residence during attempted negotiations.  After failing to get a response from the subject; St. Clair County deputies made entry into the house to discover the subject deceased from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.

The subject was identified as Mark Harris, 52, El Dorado Springs.

Agencies on scene were the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and Citizens Memorial Healthcare Ambulance Services.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release June 24-July 1, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release June 24-July 1, 2019

            Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made eight arrests and took a stealing report during the week of June 24-July 1, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Chelsea McDaniel

Chelsea McDaniel- On June 29, Chelsea McDaniel, 22, Collins, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. McDaniel was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on SE Highway PP. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with Marshall Crockett and Amber William. William stated she noticed McDaniel smoking marijuana on the back porch of the residence and confronted her about it.

A couple of hours later the deputies were dispatched back to the residence in regards to some pills. The deputies asked for and were granted consent to search the residence. During the search a plastic bag with prescription pills were located in McDaniel’s property.

Crystal Carl

Crystal Carl- On June 28, Crystal Carl, 36, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony property damage in the first degree. Carl was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to the laundry mat in Osceola. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Bobby Allen. Allen stated he showed up to clean the laundry mat and noticed blood on the floor and damage to the interior cameras. The deputy reviewed the camera footage and identified Carl.

Jessica Hutchins

Jessica Hutchins- On June 28, Jessica Hutchins, 31, Osceola, was arrested on two St. Clair County warrants charging her with probation violations on three class D felonies for possession of a controlled substance. Total bond is $10,000 cash only.

The original charges stem from two different traffic stops by St. Clair County deputies in 2017. During both incidents, prescription pills were located that Hutchins admitted to being hers.

 

Mike Murray

Mike Murray- On June 28, Mike Murray, 35, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-prior drug offense. This is a no bond warrant.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy made contact with a suspicious vehicle parked at the hotel in Osceola in August of 2018. The deputy observed a subject run across Highway 13 and walk around the Park Oil Company building and return back to the vehicle. The deputy pulled up to the vehicle and made contact with the subjects.

The deputy identified Murray as the subject that had gone across Highway 13. The deputy asked if the subjects would empty their pockets. Murray had a syringe in his pocket. The syringe field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Darion White

Darion White- On June 28, Darion White, 28, Kansas City, was arrested on a St. Clair warrant charging him failure to appear in court on an unclassified misdemeanor driving while suspended/revoked and a class B misdemeanor exceeding the posted speed limit by 26 mph or more. Total bond is set at $580 cash only.

The charges stem from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in February of 2014.

 

Cody Strutton

Cody Strutton- On June 26, Cody Strutton, 22, Unknown, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A misdemeanor stealing and a class C misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. Bond is set at $3,500 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after St. Clair County deputies were notified by an employee of Shelby’s Gas Station in Lowry City, that a guy left the station without paying for the merchandise on June 26, 2019. The deputies made contact with Strutton as he was about to fight a store employee. He was taken into custody without incident.

Davis Kelderman

Davis Kelderman- On June 24, David Kelderman, 30, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class E felony resisting arrest/detention/stop by fleeing-creating a substantial risk of serious injury/death to any person. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy observed driver of a sport style motorcycle traveling in the southbound lanes of Highway 13 with no helmet on June 15, 2019. The deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop on the motorcycle and the driver failed to yield to the deputy. The driver of the motorcycle got up over 100 mph and ran several stop signs during the failure to yield.

Michael Mullen, Jr.

Michael Mullen, Jr.- On June 24, Michael Mullen, Jr., 39, Urich, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on original charges of a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

The charges come from an investigation by the Mid Missouri Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force and the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office in November of 2017.

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 in Appleton City

On June 25, St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NW 1000 Road in reference to a stealing. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact John Parsons, Jr. Parsons advised he had noticed some of his tools stolen from his machine shed along with a Parmak brand solar electric fence charger.

Parsons stated he was missing various hand tools, a ¾ inch Craftsman socket set, and the solar charger. Estimated total loss value is $500.

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 June 17-24, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release June 17-24, 2019

            Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 10 arrests and took two reports during the week of June 17-24, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Robert Lee

Robert Lee- On June 22, Robert Lee, 30, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $1,500 cash or surety.

The original charge comes from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in November of 2018.

Travis Jones


Travis Jones- On June 21, Travis Jones, 29, Kansas City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on original charges of a class E felony resisting arrest/detention/stop by fleeing, class A misdemeanor operating a vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner, class B misdemeanor failure to drive on right half of roadway when roadway was of sufficient width, causing an immediate threat of an accident, class B misdemeanor property damage in the second degree, class B misdemeanor exceeded posted speed limit by 26 mph or more, class D misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended, class C misdemeanor failure to stop at stop sign, and a class C misdemeanor failure to signal/ gave improper signal when turning left or right. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The charges come after a St. Clair County deputy tried to stop the vehicle that Jones was driving for a traffic violation on May 3, 2018. Jones failed to yield to the deputy on 13 Highway and continued through Lowry City. Jones lost control of the vehicle and ended up going off the road and through a fence. The driver and passenger of the vehicle bailed out on foot and tried to elude the deputies. A search of the immediate area resulted in finding Jones and the passenger trying to hide in the creek. Both parties were taken into custody.

Gerald Moore

Gerald Moore- On June 21, Gerald Moore, 71, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended and an infraction charge of operating a motor vehicle with brakes not in good working order. Bond is set at $447.5 cash only.

The original charges come from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in June of 2017.

Brandon Shirey

Brandon Shirey- On June 20, Brandon Shirey, 35, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony domestic assault in the second degree. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after Shirey’s girlfriend stated that he had pushed her into some hard objects and threw hard objects at her, causing bruises.

Amy Shull

Amy Shull- On June 20, Amy Shull, 47, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class A misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. Bond is set at $3,500 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on Main Street in Collins in reference to an assault on January 7, 2019. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Amy Shull. Shull stated she had the door to the chicken coop open. She stated while she was in her garage cleaning it up, a small Chihuahua climbed into the coop and killed several chickens. Shull stated she chased the dog down the street while it was still carrying the chicken in its mouth. Shull stated she got on her four wheeler and drove to the neighbor’s residence and tossed one of the dead chickens on their front porch to show the dog owner it had killed her chickens.

Leeanne Seek filled out a request for prosecution against Amy Shull for throwing the dead chicken at her juvenile child that was on the porch. Seek denied it was her dog that killed the chickens, because her dog has a perimeter shock collar on it.

Lesley Ingalsbe

Lesley Ingalsbe- On June 19, Lesley Ingalsbe, 26, Ava, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony forgery and a class A misdemeanor stealing. Bond is set at $2,000 cash only.

The warrant comes after an investigation by the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office. It appeared that Ingalsbe had altered a check, issued by the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, that she was issued after being previously incarcerated in the jail in June of 2018.

Matthew Kolb

Matthew Kolb- On June 19, Matthew Kolb, 33, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less-prior offense. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Kolb was driving for an equipment violation. After making contact, Kolb admitted to the deputy that he had some marijuana in his pocket and in the vehicle. Kolb consented to a search of his vehicle. The marijuana was recovered from the location Kolb said it was. There were no other findings during the search.

 

Porsche Keith

Porsche Keith- On June 19, 27, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with failure to appear in court on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. This is a no bond warrant.

The original charges stem from an investigation by the Osceola Police Department in November of 2017.

Andrea Johnson

Andrea Johnson- On June 17, Andrea Johnson, 40, Lexington, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a probation violation on original charges of a class D felony possession controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and a class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less. Bond is set at $2,500 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a concerned citizen approached a St. Clair County deputy while he was sitting at Shelby’s Truck Stop in Lowry City. The citizen informed the deputy that there was a female sitting in the passenger seat of a vehicle that looked to be deceased.

The deputy proceeded to the location of the vehicle and observed a female sitting in the passenger seat with a leg hanging out of the car. The deputy observed the female breathing and woke her up.

After making sure she was okay, the deputy did a record check on Johnson and found that she has an active felony warrant out of Lafayette County. The deputy asked if she had anything illegal in her belongings. Johnson gave the deputy consent to search her things. During the search of Johnson’s purse a used glass pipe with a crystal like residue was found, along with a marijuana cigarette, and a small amount of marijuana. The pipe field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Joshua Tenedine

Joshua Tenedine- On June 17, Joshua Tenedine, 32, Jefferson City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A misdemeanor violation of a child protection order. Bond is set at $500 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 in El Dorado Springs

On June 21, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Highway O in reference to a stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Matthew McConnell. McConnell stated that, sometime between March 15 to May 1, 2019, a Bear X, FFL Crossbow, a Yukon Night Vision 1.5x42 scope and another older crossbow were taken from his residence. McConnell stated it may have been someone that was part of a crew that was remodeling his house. There is no known estimated loss value at this time.

Burglary in Appleton City

On June 18, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NW Highway A in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Jeremy and Deborah Bergen. Deborah stated while they were gone, someone cut the lock to their shed and took their power washer. She also stated that the person also rolled their 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle out of the shed. The fuel line to their four wheeler had also been cut. Jeremy advised that a bag for their air mattress was missing and believed to have been used to remove smaller unknown items from the shed.

Deborah stated the person also broke into the house and took a Barnes and Noble NOOK tablet, a hot pink HP laptop computer, a handheld radio, and some jewelry.

Deborah also advised they were missing a hammock chair, a Wild Game Innovation trail camera and a one and a half year old Lab/Bull Mastiff mix dog from their yard.

The deputy collected evidence from the scene and took photographs. There is no known estimated loss value at this time.

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 June 10-17, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release June 10-17, 2019

            Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made seven arrests and took a burglary report during the week of June 10-17, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

David Kelderman

David Kelderman- On June 15, David Kelderman, 30, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony resisting/interfering with arrest, detention or stop by fleeing-creating a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person. Kelderman was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy observed driver of a sport style motorcycle traveling in the southbound lanes of Highway 13 with no helmet. The deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop on the motorcycle and the driver failed to yield to the deputy. The driver of the motorcycle got up over 100 mph and ran several stop signs during the failure to yield.

 

Henry Ren

Henry Ren- On June 15, Henry Ren, 54, Deepwater, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Pulaski County warrant for a class D possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

The original charge comes from the Crocker Police Department in January 2018.

Kelly Jones

Kelly Jones- On June 14, Kelly Jones, 34, Clinton, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on multiple Henry County warrants and a Clinton Police Department warrant. Two of the warrants were for probation violations, two were for failure to appear in court, and one was for a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Total bond is set at $5,500 cash or surety and $6,298 cash only.

 

 

Amy Shull

Amy Shull- On June 14, Amy Shull, 47, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after Shull had reportedly stuck a pistol in the face of one of her neighbors while blaming the neighbor’s dog for killing her chickens in October of 2018.

Nickolas Mitchel

Nickolas Mitchel- On June 13, Nickolas Mitchel, 28, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A misdemeanor resisting/interfering with arrest, detention or stop. Bond is set at $4,000 cash or surety.

The original charge comes from the Appleton City Police Department in June of 2019.

Laura Robling

Laura Robling- On June 13, Laura Robling, 32, Belton, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a probation violation on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

The original charges comes after a St. Clair County deputy pulled over the vehicle Robling was driving for equipment violations and a traffic violation on July 15, 2018. The deputy asked for and was given consent to search the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, the deputy found a bag under the passenger’s seat. Inside the bag was drug paraphernalia and a baggie containing a white crystal like substance. Robling admitted to the bag being hers. The crystal like substance field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Ellen Carey

Ellen Carey- On June 12, Ellen Carey, 41, Melvern, KS, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class A misdemeanor resisting/interfering with arrest, detention or stop, a class B misdemeanor trespass in the first degree, and a class A misdemeanor driving while revoked or suspend. Total bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

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.

Burglary in Deepwater

On June 16, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NW 176 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Alex Hopkins. Hopkins stated his father in law told him that someone had been on the property and took some things. Hopkins stated there were several duck decoys missing, a duck blind, a 42 inch Visio television, random ammo of various calibers, and a HomeLite XL12 chainsaw. No estimated loss value was given.

The deputy searched the area for any physical evidence. Hopkins stated he would be putting up cameras.

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 June 3-10, 2019

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
 News Release June 3-10, 2019

            Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made four arrests, took a stealing report, and had a deputy involved shooting during the week of June 3-10, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Nikolas Garlett

Nikolas Garlett- On June 7, Nikolas Garlett, 20, Raymore, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannibinoid of 10 grams or less. Bond is set at $500 cash or surety.

The original charge comes from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in March of 2018.

Cheryl Bodenheimer

Cheryl Bodenheimer- On June 6, Cheryl Bodenheimer, 59, Clinton, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class E felony passing a bad check. Bond is set at $250 cash only.

 

George Richey

George Richey- On June 5, George Richey, 57, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy after court proceedings. Richey was found guilty on the multiple cases he is involved with. The court ordered Richey to serve a total of 755 days in the St. Clair County Jail after being convicted on an unclassified misdemeanor for supplying liquor to a minor or intoxicated person, two class C misdemeanors assault in the third degree, a class A misdemeanor peace disturbance-second or subsequent offense, a class B misdemeanor trespass in the first degree, and a class C assault in the fourth degree.

Jason Palmer

Jason Palmer- On June 4, Jason Palmer, 44, Windsor, was arrested on St. Clair County warrants charging him with a probation violation and a failure to appear in court. The probation violation warrant bond is $2,500 cash or surety. The failure to appear warrant bond is $5,000 cash only.

The original charges stem from an investigation by the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office into a burglary that took place in October of 2016. Palmer is charged with a class C felony burglary in the second degree and a class A misdemeanor theft/stealing. Palmer’s probation violation is from a conviction for a class C felony receiving stolen property.

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.

Deputy Involved Shooting

On June 9, 2019, at approximately 3:27 p.m., St. Clair County Deputy Corporal Dale Roberts, radioed into dispatch stating a subject on a motorcycle just passed him at a high rate of speed. Corporal Roberts had a radar reading of the motorcycle going over 100 miles per hour. Corporal Roberts tried to initiate a traffic stop on the motorcycle. The subject failed to yield to the deputy for approximately two miles and finally stopped on Highway A, just west of Center Road. 

Corporal Roberts made contact with the driver, later identified as Shane Magoon, 47, Lowry City. During contact, Corporal Roberts noticed a gun on the hip of Shane Magoon. Magoon was warned not reach for the gun. Magoon refused to cooperate. Corporal Roberts deployed his county issued Taser, with no effect. Magoon reached for his weapon. Corporal Roberts fired one shot, striking Magoon.

Corporal Roberts radioed dispatch to notify them of a shot fired and to have medical expedited to his location. Magoon was airlifted to an area hospital in critical condition.

Corporal Roberts was placed on administrative leave as per St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office policy.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting in the investigation. 

Stealing in Deepwater

On June 4, a St. Clair County took a stealing report from a Mark Hehner. Hehner stated that his green 2004 Suzuki Ozark 200cc ATV was stolen from a barn located at the intersection of NE 1270 Road and NE 351 Road. Hehner provided proof of ownership and photograghs to the deputy.

The deputy searched the area for any evidence. Suspects have been named.

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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