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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office  News Release February 18 through 24, 2020

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release February 18 through 24, 2020

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made seven reports and took two reports during the week of Feb. 18 through 24, 2020.

Warrant Arrests

Audbrianna Kirk

Audbrianna Kirk- On Feb. 24, Audbrianna Kirk, 30, De Soto, 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. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The original charge comes after St. Clair County deputies assisted the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force with an investigation in Appleton City in January of 2019. After making contact and talking with the property owner, consent was given to search the residence. During the search, a plastic baggie containing a white crystal like substance was located in a carrying bag. The substance did test positive for methamphetamine. Kirk admitted the methamphetamine was hers.

Justen Myers

Justen Myers- On Feb. 24, Justen Myers, 32, Carthage, was arrested on two St. Clair County warrants for probation violations. The first warrant charges him with an original class E felony domestic assault in the fourth degree and a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon. The second warrant is for an original class E felony domestic assault in the fourth degree. Total bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

The warrants stem from investigations by the Osceola Police Department in April and July of 2017.

Antonio Wright

Antonio Wright- On Feb. 23, Antonio Wright, 41, Henrietta, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony driving while revoked/suspended. Wright was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Wright was driving for a moving violation. A record check revealed Wright had a revoked license with prior convictions for driving while revoked.

Amanda Crawford

Amanda Crawford- On Feb. 22, Amanda Crawford, 31, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a probation violation on original class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, a class D misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less. This is a no bond warrant.

The original charges come after the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office assisted the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force on a search of the residence of Crawford.

Mark Draper

Mark Draper- On Feb. 21, Mark Draper, 62, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm. Bond is set at $10,000 cash surety.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Draper was driving for an equipment violation on Feb. 4, 2020. The deputy made contact with Draper and after speaking with him for a moment asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle. Draper denied anything illegal being in the vehicle. The deputy requested a K9 unit. The K9 performed an exterior sniff test of the vehicle and did alert to the odor of narcotics. The deputy informed Draper of the results and stated they will be conducting a search of the vehicle. Draper did advise the deputy of firearm behind the seat of the vehicle.

During the search of the vehicle, the firearm was located along with a glass pipe with residue in it. The glass pipe did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Steven Collins

Steven Collins- On Feb. 19, Steven Collins, 33, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair warrant for failure to appear in court on a class E felony driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $3,500 cash only.

The original charge comes from a Lowry City police Department investigation in September of 2018.

Bonnie Noble

Bonnie Noble- On Feb. 19, Bonnie Noble, 62, Clinton, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a probation violation on an original class C felony theft/stealing. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The original charge comes from an Appleton City Police Department investigation in April of 2013.

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 Feb. 24, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to the Sac-Osage Business Office in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Carolyn Bruce. Bruce stated she was at the building on Feb. 21 and could not get the copy machine to work. When Bruce returned to the building on Feb. 24, she checked the copy machine and noticed the toner cartridge missing. Bruce checked the building and noticed there were three ABC fire extinguishers missing.

Total estimated loss value is $170. The deputy took photographs for evidence.

Stolen Vehicle Out of Osceola

On Feb. 20, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a walk-in report in regards to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Hollis Freeman. Freeman stated his maroon 2006 Ford F250 and 2006 Doolittle dump trailer were stolen from the Standard Gas Station parking lot in Osceola. Total estimated loss value is $7,000.

While the deputy was entering the stolen vehicle into the system, the deputy received a phone call from Freeman's neighbor, Gary Bray, who was in Clinton. Bray stated Freeman's truck and trailer were in the Walmart parking lot.

The Clinton Police Department was contacted to go to the vehicle until a St. Clair County deputy was able to arrive. Upon arrival, the deputy observed that the ignition had been tampered with along with a door handle.

The deputy took photographs and collected evidence from the vehicle. Video footage was collected from the Walmart security team. The video shows a white late model Cadillac Escalade and the stolen truck in the parking lot together for approximately 15 minutes. Then the Escalade pulls away for approximately another 15 minutes; then parks in a parking spot close to the entrance of Walmart. A male and female subject exited the Escalade and tried to enter two different doors of Walmart. The female subject was observed wearing a grey hoodie with large white "KC" letters on it. The male subject was observed wearing a dark blue hoodie with a Nike "swoosh" on it and also wearing an off white hat.

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 February 11 through 18, 2020

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release February 11 through 18, 2020

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made five arrests and took two reports during the week of Feb. 11 through 18, 2020.

Warrant Arrests

John Greathouse, Jr.

John Greathouse, Jr.- On Feb. 15, John Greathouse, Jr., 40, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Cass County warrant for failure to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge. Bond is set at $100 cash only.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NW 1001 Road in reference to a domestic. John Greathouse, Jr. had got into an altercation with his father, John Greathouse, Sr.

Roger Wingo

Roger Wingo- On Feb. 15, Roger Wingo, 48, Marshfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and 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 $20,000 cash only.

The warrant comes after a citizen called into dispatch to report a reckless driver on south bound Highway 13. Deputies responded to the area. After a short search, the deputies were able to get behind a Chevrolet Corvette that failed to yield to an emergency vehicle and continued south bound on Highway 13 at speeds of approximately 120 mph. The deputies tried to box in the suspect vehicle, but it was able to get out and began to flee north bound Highway 13. After failing to yield for a short period, stop sticks were deployed successfully on the suspect vehicle.

The suspect vehicle continued to fail to yield to the deputies and crossed into Cedar County. The suspect vehicle struck a St. Clair County patrol vehicle in the passenger door. Other deputies were able to surround the suspect vehicle and take the male subject into custody without further incident.

A K9 unit was on scene and performed an open air sniff test of the suspect vehicle. The K9 did alert to the odor of narcotics. During a search of the vehicle a plastic bag containing a white crystal like substance was located. The substance did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Terry Harjo

Terry Harjo- On Feb. 14, Terry Harjo, 39, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with 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 warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in Collins. The deputy arrived in Collins and noticed the reported vehicle making a turn. The deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle. The deputy contacted the driver, later identified as Wilkerson and passenger, later identified as Terry Harjo. Wilkerson stated he was driving because Harjo had wrecked the car earlier and was shook up about it.

Dionne Rogers

Dionne Rogers- On Feb. 13, Dionne Rogers, 54, Forsyth, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Boone County, AR warrant charging her with an unclassified felony for driving while intoxicated and an unclassified misdemeanor reckless driving in the first degree. This is a no bond warrant.

Cody Strutton

Cody Strutton- On Feb. 12, Cody Strutton, 23, unknown, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on an original class A misdemeanor stealing and a class C misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. Bond is set at $191.50 cash only.

The original 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.

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.

Property damage in Roscoe

On Feb.17, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Highway K in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Lisa Self. Self stated she was the property caretaker. Self stated she was at the property on Feb. 8 and everything was ok. When she returned to the property on Feb. 17, she discovered a broken window. She also found the garage door was pulled up a little. Nothing appeared to be missing at the time of the report.

Stealing in Lowry City

On Feb. 12, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a walk-in report in regards to a stealing. The deputy spoke with Roger Gurley. Gurley stated that sometime between Feb. 7th and 11th someone had cut down a large walnut tree on his property. Gurley stated it appeared the suspect pulled the log to a different location and loaded it onto a trailer. Gurley also stated the suspect left several items lying on the ground.

The deputy responded to the scene and collected photographs and evidence.  

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 February 4 through 11, 2020

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release February 4 through 11, 2020

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made six arrests and took two reports during the week of Jan. 21 through 28, 2020.

Warrant Arrests

William Baum

William Baum- On Feb. 10, William Baum, 50, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Howard County warrant charging him with a class E felony harassment in the first degree. This is a no bond warrant.

Amber Short

Amber Short- On Feb. 10, Amber Short, 37, Clinton, 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 D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The original charges come after a St. Clair County deputy made contact with a vehicle that Short was a passenger in on May 6, 2018. During questioning of Short, she denied there being anything illegal in the vehicle. Upon a consented search of the vehicle, a baggie of a white crystal like substance, glass pipe, glass water bong, and two handguns were found.

Levi Sieleman

Levi Sieleman- On Feb. 8, Levi Sieleman, 38, El Dorado Springs, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended. Sieleman was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Sieleman was driving for an equipment violation. Upon contacting the driver, the deputy could smell the odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle. The deputy could see and empty liquor bottle sitting next to an open beer in the center console of the vehicle. Sieleman admitted to the deputy he had been drinking. When asked to perform a field sobriety test, Sieleman refused.

While at the jail, the breathalyzer machine had an error and would not perform the breath test.

A record check revealed Sieleman had a revoked/suspended license.

Jerry Jett II

Jerry Jett II- On Feb. 5, Jerry Jett II, 24, Springfield, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Jett was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to Shelby's Gas Station in Lowry City to check the well being of a subject inside a vehicle. Upon arrival, the deputy observed a male subject, later identified as Jett, slumped over in the driver's seat. The deputy tried to get Jett to open his eyes. The deputy went over to the passenger side of the vehicle and saw a syringe laying in plain view. Jett finally woke up and the deputy had Jett step out of the vehicle. The deputy asked Jett if he had anything on his person that would poke or stick him. Jett stated there was a syringe, in his right pocket, that methamphetamine in it. The deputy had Jett remove the syringe.

While searching the vehicle, a backpack was located that had a white crystal like substance in it, an abundance of small plastic bags, a scale, a small amount of marijuana, and some syringes.

Mark Draper

Mark Draper- On Feb. 4, Mark Draper, 62, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm. Draper was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Draper was driving for an equipment violation. The deputy made contact with Draper and after speaking with him for a moment asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle. Draper denied anything illegal being in the vehicle. The deputy requested a K9 unit. The K9 performed an exterior sniff test of the vehicle and did alert to the odor of narcotics. The deputy informed Draper of the results and stated they will be conducting a search of the vehicle. Draper did advise the deputy of firearm behind the seat of the vehicle.

During the search of the vehicle, the firearm was located along with a glass pipe with residue in it. The glass pipe did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Nicole Weir

Nicole Weir- On Feb. 4, Nicole Weir, 34, Kansas City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a probation violation on an original class A misdemeanor non-support. Bond is set at $2,000 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.

 

Vandalism in Lowry City

On Feb. 10, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to the intersection of NW 101 Road and Highway FF in reference to property damage and a stolen STOP sign. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Doug Noakes, a MO-DOT crew leader. Noakes stated that while he was pushing snow he noticed the STOP sign at the intersection was missing. Noakes stated they did put up a temporary STOP sign. Noakes did advise the deputy that one of his crew members did see a red Camaro with a black hood doing donuts in the right-of-way.

Noakes was also informed by his crew member of videos of the suspected vehicle doing the donuts. A text message also shows the people in the Camaro had done some damage to a cemetery on a gravel road west of Highway D.

Suspects have been named.

Burglary in Collins

On Feb. 4, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 500 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Elizabeth Barnett. Barnett stated she had left to take her child to school and when she returned she noticed the back door to her residence opened. She entered the residence and felt a cold draft of air coming from a bedroom. Barnett noticed the bedroom window was open. She then left the residence and called the Sheriff's Office.

Barnett stated when she was returning back to her residence, she noticed a maroon in color SUV parked along the road close to her house.

The deputy cleared the house. After clearing the residence, the deputy and Barnett walked through the house to see if anything was missing. Barnett stated she did not notice anything missing at that time. Some doors and drawers were opened.

While on scene, Barnett's parents arrived. Her father, Leo Barnett, stated he seen the suspect vehicle drive past his residence. He stated the driver was a white male, bald with a black beard.

The deputy canvassed the area but did not find a vehicle matching the description that was given.

The deputy photographed tire marks from the suspect vehicle and collected evidence from the residence.

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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Window decals

The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office has special alert decals available for county residents.

Sheriff Scott A. Keeler had these printed up to help first responders better identify possible challenges that may arise during  any official contact. These decals are designed to help first responders identify potential communication barriers that may exist while trying assist the individual.

The decals specifically identify the conditions of alzheimers/dementia, diabetes, hearing impaired, and autism/special needs. The reflective decals are approximately 5" x 5" in size.

 If you or your loved one are affected by one or more of these conditions, please stop by the Sheriff's Office and pick one or two up during normal business hours.

You can affix them to your vehicle window or front door window to provide first responders vital information prior to contact or in the event of an emergency.

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The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office News Release January 28 through February 4, 2020

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
News Release January 28 through February 4, 2020

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made three arrests and took two stealing reports during the week of Jan. 28 through February 4, 2020.

Warrant Arrests

Kristen Underwood

Kristen Underwood- On Jan. 30, Kristen Underwood, 28, Poplar Bluff, 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. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original charge stems from an Osceola Police Department investigation in March of 2017.

 

 

William Schmitz

William Schmitz- On Jan. 29, William Schmitz, 37, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him failure to appear in court on a class E felony passing bad check. Bond is set at $900 cash only.

Vincent Mansell

Vincent Mansell- On Jan. 28, Vincent Mansell, 39, El Dorado Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a class D misdemeanor no insurance and an infraction charge for no seat belt. Total bond is set at $178.50 cash only.

The original arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Mansell was driving for an equipment violation in April of 2019. While making contact with Mansell, the deputy observed an open beer can. Mansell was asked if he had been drinking and stated he had two beers. The deputy asked if he would submit to a preliminary breath test. The deputy administered the test and the results indicated a blood alcohol content of .05%.  

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 Collins

On Feb. 1, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 925 Road in reference to a stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke James Perkins. Perkins stated someone broke into his residence and took three air nailers. One was a 3 ½ inch clipped-head framing nailer and the other two were gray air nailers. There was also a Muddy Pro Cam 14 trail camera stolen. Estimated loss value is $695.

Stealing in Osceola

On Jan. 30, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE Highway WW in reference to a stealing report. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Alex Keller. Keller stated someone forced their way into his garage located on his property and stole some of his property. Keller stated his helper noticed a Timber Pro 16" orange and White chainsaw was missing along with a Chicago Electric flux core wire welder.

On Jan. 31, Mr. Keller stopped by the Sheriff's Office and stated there was also a chop saw taken.

No estimated loss value known at the time of this report.

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 January 21 through 28, 2020

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release January 21 through 28, 2020

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made eight arrests and took multiple reports during the week of Jan. 21 through 28, 2020.

Warrant Arrests

Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson- On Jan. 27, Dustin Johnson, 36, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a class E felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under order of support. Bond is set at $3,000 cash only.

Misty Manning

Misty Manning- On Jan. 27, Misty Manning, 35, Holden, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a probation violation on an original class D felony tampering with a motor vehicle and a class B misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The original charge comes after Manning was involved in an auto accident at Buzz's Market. Manning fled the scene on foot and stole a motor vehicle. The deputy could smell the odor of alcohol coming from Manning. Manning was asked if she would submit to a portable breath test, Manning consented and blew a .126% blood alcohol content. While at the jail, Manning refused the Breathalyzer test.

Hunter Thompson

Hunter Thompson- On Jan. 27, Hunter Thompson, 18, Deepwater, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony terrorist threats in the first degree. This is a no bond warrant.

The warrant comes after Thompson had made verbal threats of shooting up Lakeland Public School. The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office received information from concerned citizens about the behavior and threats that Thompson expressed. A St. Clair County deputy along with a Henry County deputy made contact with Thompson at his residence and asked if he knew why they were there. Thompson stated he did. Thompson was taken into custody without incident.

Jeremy Bressman

Jeremy Bressman- On Jan. 25, Jeremy Bressman, 37, Ozark, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Branson Police Department warrant charging him with a city ordinance violation for shoplifting. Bond is set at $500 cash or surety.

Malachi Hawes

Malachi Hawes- On Jan. 23, Malachi Hawes, 19, unknown, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class A misdemeanor domestic assault in the fourth degree. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NW Highway B in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputies spoke with Scott and Karen Williams. Both parties stated that Hawes started to punch his bedroom door after he was banned from the wifi. The Williams were both afraid of what Hawes would do if left in the residence.

Garrett Murphy

Garrett Murphy- On Jan. 22, Garrett Murphy, 24, Strafford, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for a probation violation on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon, and a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original arrest 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.

John Welch Jr.

John Welch Jr.- On Jan. 22, John Welch Jr., 39, Knob Noster, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Johnson 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 $2,000 cash or surety.

William Wires

William Wires- On Jan. 22, William Wires, 33, unknown, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class B misdemeanor trespass on real property marked as required. Bond is set at $2,500 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to NE 351 Private Road in reference to a possible trespass. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Gary Cook. Cook stated he received a text message from Anthony Maucelli stating a man by the name of William Wires followed a female of the house home from Osceola. The text stated Maucelli at approximately 10 p.m. Wires returned to the house, blocking the dive way with his truck. Maucelli observed Wires jump the fence and walk towards the house.

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 Osceola

On Jan. 27, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NW 171 Road in regards to stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Joseph Evans. Evans stated he is in the process of moving. When he returned back to his residence he noticed his red four cylinder Honda garden tiller was missing along with a garden rake, a post hole digger, a shovel, and a log chain.

Estimated loss value is $425. Suspects have been named.

Burglary in Osceola

On Jan. 25, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on Highway TT in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with John Bowen. Bowen stated that sometime during the night someone removed his gate and drove up to the residence. Bowen stated someone forced open the back door and entered the residence. The living room of the residence had been ransacked. Bowen stated a box containing several knives is the only thing missing at the time of this report from inside of the house.

Evidence lead the deputy to a barn. Bowen stated there was lumber missing and metal siding. There was no known estimated loss value at time of this report.

The deputy took photos and collected evidence from the residence.

Burglary in El Dorado Springs

On Jan. 24, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to SW 574 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Tadd Barnett and Shaeffer Johnson. Johnson stated when he came to the shop he discovered the black air compressor was partially out the walk-in door.

Items missing include a Coleman double tank air compressor with a Honda motor, a Homelite 16 inch chainsaw, and a Stihl chainsaw. Estimated total loss value is $1,400.

Theft in Osceola

On Jan. 24, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NW Highway YY in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Dennis Crenshaw. Crenshaw stated he noticed damage to the lock cylinder to the door on his Ford Ranger when he went to get in it. He also noticed the rear sliding glass was open. Crenshaw stated his .270 Remington rifle with scope was missing from his truck.

The deputy searched the area for evidence.

Stolen Vehicle in Lowry City

On Jan. 24, St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to East 3rd Street in reference to a stolen truck. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with Ray Goldsberry. Goldsberry stated his truck was stolen out of his driveway.

The vehicle is a blue in color, 1994 Dodge Dakota with a white tool box in the bed. The back window has a sign that says "R and R Communications".

Burglary in Lowry City

On Jan. 24, while deputies were searching for a stolen Dodge Dakota in Lowry City, a deputy followed the tire tracks to the Church of God Holiness. While driving through the parking lot the deputy observed the white church van with the passenger door open. The deputy observed there wasn't anyone in the van. There were several tools lying in the back seat and a tow strap attached to the front of the van. The pastor of the church was contacted and met the deputy at the church. Steve Elsey stated there were some items missing from the garage. Elsey made a list of missing items and contacted the Sheriff's Office.

Items missing include van keys, church keys, a DeWalt compound miter saw, an air compressor with hose, a DeWlat finish nailer, a Samsung 35 inch television, a Stihl straight shaft weed eater, a Stihl power blower, and a five gallon gas can. Total estimated loss value is $1,910.

Burglary in Osceola

On Jan. 22, a St. Clair County deputy was contacted by dispatch in regards to a recovered four-wheeler in Clinton. The deputy made contact with the Clinton Police Officer. The Clinton officer stated they responded to a residence and noticed the four-wheeler sitting next to an apartment building. After the officer ran the VIN, it came back not on file. After some research, Cendra Flessner was found to be the owner.

Contact was made with Flessner and she stated the four-wheeler should have been at their shop on NW 300 Road in Osceola. The deputy met up with Flessner at the property. Fleesner advised the building had been broken into. Flessner advised that three dirt bikes, a four-wheeler, and an orange Yamaha five gallon gas can with gas was missing. The four-wheeler was a 2019 Polaris Sportsman 570 utility package (recovered in Clinton). Also missing were a blue and white Yamaha dirt bike, a red and white Honda dirt bike, and a green and blue Kawasaki KX85 dirt bike.

Estimated total loss value is $12,550.  

Burglary in Schell City

On Jan. 21, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Highway EE in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Ralph Yakel. Yakel stated when he came to his property he noticed the gate wasn't latched the way he left it. When Yakel walked to his barn and noticed the hinge had been broken and the pin was out. The truck located in the barn had the doors opened but the only thing missing was a flashlight.

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 January 14 through 21, 2020

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release January 14 through 21, 2020

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made eight arrests during the week of Jan. 14 through 21, 2020.

Warrant Arrests

Brandon Huckaby

Brandon Huckaby- On Jan. 20, Brandon Huckaby, 36, Clinton, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a class D misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $500 cash only.

The original charge stems from a traffic stop by the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office in June of 2019.

 

James Shoemaker

 

James Shoemaker- On Jan. 20, James Shoemaker, 35, Kansas City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on an original class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, a class D misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.

The original charges stem from a traffic stop by the Lowry City Police Department in March of 2017.

Sarah Stroud

Sarah Stroud- On Jan. 20, Sarah Stroud, 25, Sugar Creek, 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 D misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The original charges stem from an investigation in October of 2018 when St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to the Pilot Travel Center in regards to an unresponsive female. A record check revealed she had a warrant and was taken into custody. While doing an inventory or her vehicle a small glass jar containing a white crystal like substance was located along with other drug paraphernalia. The substance did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Crystal Richards

Crystal Richards- On Jan. 19, Crystal Richards, 36, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Henry County warrant charging her with failure to appear in court on a misdemeanor charge. Bond is set at $225 cash or surety.

Jamie Azar

Jamie Azar- On Jan. 18, Jamie Azar, 38, Osceola, was arrested on a class E felony domestic assault in the third degree. Azar was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NE 1021Road in reference to a domestic assault. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with the female victim. She stated that Azar had punched her in the face and kicked her in the groin area. Azar did admit to hitting the female victim.

Shane Magoon

Shane Magoon- On Jan. 18, Shane Magoon, 48, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant after a bond revocation on original unclassified felony armed criminal action, a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon, a class D felony unlawful possession of a firearm, a class E felony resisting arrest/detention/stop by fleeing-creating a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person, and a class A misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. This is a no bond warrant.

The original 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.

Joseph Vieira

Joseph Vieira- On Jan. 16, Joseph Vieira, 44, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D misdemeanor stealing-value less than $150 and no prior stealing offense. Vieira was booked and released pending formal charges. 

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on Highway B in reference to a possible domestic. While at the residence a deputy did a record check on a vehicle in the yard. The record check revealed the license plate was a stolen dealer plate out of Springfield.

Kevin Lillard

Kevin Lillard- On Jan. 14, Kevin Lillard, 33, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with two counts of a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony possession of a firearm, a class E felony unlawful use of a weapon, and a class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-prior drug offense. Bond is set at $15,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after a St. Clair County deputy assisted a detective from the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force in a drug investigation. A search of the residence where Lillard was staying revealed marijuana, a loaded handgun, and drug paraphernalia.

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 January 7 through 14, 2020

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release January 7 through 14, 2020

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 11 arrests and took multiple reports during the week of Jan. 7 through 14, 2020.

Warrant Arrests

Amanda Crawford

Amanda Crawford- On Jan. 14, Amanda Crawford, 31, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-amphetamine or methamphetamine, a class D felony burglary in the second degree, and a class A misdemeanor possession of a device designed to open/break into a coin-operated vending machine. Crawford was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a deputy was dispatched to the laundry mat in Lowry City in regards to a theft. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with the owner of the laundry mat. The owner stated he has camera footage of three individuals that tried to break into his machines. The deputy reviewed the footage and noticed two male subjects and one female subject. In the footage, it was observed that the female subject was trying to open the coin trays in the machines with some type of key. The female was also seen sitting in a chair smoking an unidentified substance from a glass pipe.

Richard Foster

Richard Foster- On Jan. 13, Richard Foster, 34, Lowry City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony burglary in the second degree. Foster was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a deputy was dispatched to the laundry mat in Lowry City in regards to a theft. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with the owner of the laundry mat. The owner stated he has camera footage of three individuals that tried to break into his machines. The deputy reviewed the footage and noticed two male subjects and one female subject. In the footage, it was observed that the female subject was trying to open the coin trays in the machines with some type of key.  

Gary Higgins

Gary Higgins- On Jan. 13, Gary Higgins, 55, Sugarcreek, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a probation violation on an original class D felony driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $2,500 cash only.

The original charge stems from a traffic stop by the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office in February of 2013.

 

 

Harley Wilkerson

Harley Wilkerson- On Jan. 12, Harley Wilkerson, 28, Collins, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class E felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-amphetamine or methamphetamine. Wilkerson was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in Collins. The deputy arrived in Collins and noticed the reported vehicle making a turn. The deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle. The deputy contacted the driver, later identified as Wilkerson and passenger, later identified as Terry Harjo. Wilkerson stated he was driving because Harjo had wrecked the car earlier and was shook up about it.

The deputy asked for and was granted consent to search the vehicle. During the search a marijuana cigarette was located along with a plastic bag containing a white crystal like substance, a plastic straw with residue, a syringe, and a bag with marijuana.

Terry Harjo

Terry Harjo- On Jan. 12, Terry Harjo, 39, Collins, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class E felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-amphetamine or methamphetamine, and a class D felony delivery or possession of drug paraphernalia in a county/private jail/ correctional center.  Harjo was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in Collins. The deputy arrived in Collins and noticed the reported vehicle making a turn. The deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle. The deputy contacted the driver, later identified as Wilkerson and passenger, later identified as Terry Harjo. Wilkerson stated he was driving because Harjo had wrecked the car earlier and was shook up about it.

The deputy asked for and was granted consent to search the vehicle. During the search a marijuana cigarette was located along with a plastic bag containing a white crystal like substance, a plastic straw with residue, a syringe, and a bag with marijuana.

While being searched inside the jail, a glass pipe and a spoon was found on her person. The pipe and spoon did field test positive for methamphetamine.

Eric Williams

Eric Williams- On Jan. 12, Eric Williams, 32, Deepwater, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Henry County warrant for failure to appear in court on a nuisance violation. Bond is set at $150 cash only.

Williams was also charged by a St. Clair County deputy for a class D felony receiving stolen property and a class E felony resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony. Williams was placed on a 24 hour hold pending formal charges.

The charges come after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 1141 Road in reference to a stolen travel trailer. The owner of the trailer, Roman Herschberger, stated he had a 32 foot Durango fifth wheel out of Henry County.

When deputies arrived on scene, they spoke with Eric Williams and Rebekah Travis. During the conversation, a deputy located the VIN on the trailer. It was a match to the stolen trailer. Eric stated they had borrowed the trailer and did not know it was stolen. When they were told to get their property and leave, Eric acted like he was trying to make a phone call and ended up leaving the scene.

Extra deputies were called to the scene to search for Williams. Williams was located in the loft area of a barn.

Rebekah Travis

Rebekah Travis- On Jan. 12, Rebekah Travis, 28, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony receiving stolen property and a class E resisting or interfering with arrest/detention/stop. Travis was booked and released pending formal charges.

The charges come after a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 1141 Road in reference to a stolen travel trailer. The owner of the trailer, Roman Herschberger, stated he had a 32 foot Durango fifth wheel out of Henry County.

When deputies arrived on scene, they spoke with Eric Williams and Rebekah Travis. During the conversation, a deputy located the VIN on the trailer. It was a match to the stolen trailer. Eric stated they had borrowed the trailer and did not know it was stolen.

Jordan Dakon

Jordan Dakon- On Jan. 10, Jordan Dakon, 18, Bolivar, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Henry County warrant charging him with a class D misdemeanor driving while revoked/suspended and an infraction for failing to display plates on a motor vehicle. Bond is set at $500 cash or surety.

The warrant stems from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in September of 2019.

Michael Morris

Michael Morris- On Jan. 9, Michael Morris, 50, Fairplay, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony abuse or neglect of a child. Morris was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were called to assist a Children's Division worker on a case.

 

 

Brandon Dunn

Brandon Dunn- On Jan. 7, Brandon Dunn, 21, Nevada, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with an infraction for no seat belt. Bond is set at $10 cash only.

The warrant stems from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Aug. of 2019.

Michael Watkins

Michael Watkins- On Jan. 7, Michael Watkins, 40, Springfield, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with an infraction for no seat belt. Bond is set at $10 cash only.

This warrant stems from a traffic stop by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in April of 2019.

A record check revealed Watkins also has a warrant out of Christian County charging him with a class E felony driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $2,500 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 Collins

On Jan. 10, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 925 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with James Perkins. Perkins said when he came to the residence, he found the front door had been pried open and a screen from a window had been pulled out and lying on the ground. Perkins stated he was missing a 1,000 foot roll of 12-2 wire, a 1,000 foot roll of 14-2 wire, and 500 feet of miscellaneous copper wire.

Estimated loss value is $700. Perkins did sign a request for prosecution.

Burglary in Deepwater

On Jan. 10, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NE 1150 Private Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Kenneth Marshall. Marshall stated that he had not been to the property since March of 2019. He stated that someone broke into his garage walk-through door. Marshall believed someone took the deep cycle battery to his boat.

Estimated loss value is $200. A request for prosecution was signed.

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 January 1 through 7, 2020

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release January 1 through 7, 2020

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made two arrests and took multiple reports during the week of Jan. 1 through 7, 2020.

Warrant Arrests

Marissa Bowers

Marissa Bowers- On Jan. 6, Marissa Bowers, 38, Ash Grove, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy after being sentenced in court on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. Bowers was sentenced to 10 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

The original arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy was at the Dollar General Store in Lowry City in May of 2018. He noticed the subject, Marissa Bowers, later identified by her Missouri non driver's license, acting in a suspicious manner. Bowers exited the store and got into the driver's seat of a vehicle and sat there for several minutes. The deputy made contact with Bowers to see if everything was alright. She stated she was waiting on a friend to pick her up. Through a records check, it showed Bowers to have a revoked license.

During their conversation, Bowers did admit to driving to the store. Bowers admitted to the possibility of a methamphetamine pipe in the vehicle. A K9 was called to the scene. During an exterior sniff test of the vehicle, the K9 alerted to the presence of narcotics. During a search of the vehicle two straws with a white residue were located. One of the straws field tested positive for methamphetamine. During a further search multiple items of drug paraphernalia were found.

Sallie Welch

Sallie Welch- On Jan. 4, Sallie Welch, 49, Collins, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class A misdemeanor violation of order of protection for an adult. Bond is set at $2,500 cash or surety.

The arrest comes after St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on SE 401 Road in reference to a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputies could not make contact with any of the residence. When the deputies were getting ready to leave, the male party pulled into the driveway. The deputies made contact with him and asked where Welch was. The male party stated she was in the house. The deputies were informed by dispatch that Welch had an active warrant. The male party opened the residence and the deputies took Welch into custody without any incident.

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 Truck from El Dorado Springs

On Jan. 7, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW Highway DD in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Robert and Beverly Herbst. Beverly stated that her and her husband had parked the truck next to their barn after feeding their cattle at around 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 6. Beverly stated when she woke up this morning she noticed there were buckets in their driveway. She stated they checked where they had parked their truck and the truck was gone.

The truck is a dark green 2004 Ford F350, four door, with no tailgate and rust along the bottom of the driver's door. There is hail damage on the hood and the driver's door handle was broken.

There was no known estimated loss amount at the time of this report.

Burglary in Osceola

On Jan. 5, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on 5th Street in regards to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Lisa Self. Self stated when she showed up to the residence, she advised her front porch window screen was cut and the window was opened. Self stated she entered the residence and noticed some totes had been opened and gone through. Self went room to room and observed a lot of stuff out of place.

Self stated she was missing a green antique bread box and a men's small Wilson leather coat. Total estimated loss value is $200. 

Stealing in Lowry City

On Jan. 5, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to the BP Convenience in regards to a stealing. Upon arrival the deputy spoke with a store employee, who stated that two younger white males, approximately 20-27 years of age, 5 foot 7 inches, entered the store around 8 a.m.

The two male meandered around the store for a few moments and the store employee started to become weary of them. They approached the counter and wanted to buy a pack of cigarettes, then changed their mind to wanting to buy a carton of cigarettes. When the store employee went to the back to get the carton, the two subjects stole the lottery tickets from the counter and fled the store on foot in an unknown direction of travel.

The first male was described as 20-27 years of age, white, wearing a black Nike ball cap, sunglasses, and a silver Under Armour hoodie.

The second male was described as 20-27 years of age, white, wearing a black and red Kansas City Chiefs jacket and a multi-colored lumberjack hat.

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 Nov. 26 through December 31, 2019

***I apologize for the lack of reports from the past weeks. I ran into some technical issues with my computer that had to be resolved. We have fixed the issues and should be back on track now.  -Lt. Chris Martin***

The complete St. Clair County Sheriff's Office
 News Release Nov. 26 through December 31, 2019

Sheriff Scott Keeler reported deputies made 17 arrests and took multiple reports during the weeks of Nov. 26 through December 31, 2019.

Warrant Arrests

Logan Dutcher

Logan Dutcher- On Dec. 31, Logan Dutcher, 20, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class E felony resisting arrest/detention/stop by fleeing-creating a substantial risk of serious injury/death to any person. Dutcher was booked and released pending formal charges.

On Dec. 30, while a St. Clair County deputy was responding to a stranded motorist on Highway H, a maroon dually truck topped a hill at a high rate of speed, nearly running the deputy off the road. The deputy turned around and attempted to perform a traffic stop on the truck. The truck continued along the highway at a high rate of speed. The truck pulled into a residence off the highway and bailed out of the truck and ran on foot. St. Clair County deputies arrived on scene and did a search of the area with negative results.

Lissa Hearting

Lissa Hearting- On Dec. 30, Lissa Hearting, 36, Rockville, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with failure to appear in court on a class D felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under order of support. Bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

Phillon Howard

Phillon Howard- On Dec. 26, Phillon Howard, 27, Kansas City, was arrested on a probation violation on original charges of a class D felony forgery and a class E felony resisting arrest by fleeing. Bond is set at $10,000 cash only.

The original charges stem from an Osceola Police Department investigation in February of 2017.

 

 

 

Kenda Meredith

Kenda Meredith- On Dec. 22, Kenda Meredith, 30, Appleton City, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class E felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Meredith was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Meredith was driving for an equipment violation. During the stop, Meredith gave the deputies consent to search the vehicle. During the search, the deputies located a make-up bag that had a loaded syringe that field tested positive for methamphetamine. Also located were a bag with a white crystal like substance, a bag with marijuana, and 16 syringes.

Karl Kimbrell

Karl Kimbrell- On Dec. 22, Karl Kimbrell, 17, Clinton, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class D felony possession of a controlled substance and a class E felony unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Kimbrell was booked and released pending formal charges.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Kimbrell was a passenger in for an equipment violation. During the stop, the driver of the car gave the deputies consent to search the vehicle. During the search the deputies located a make-up bag that had a loaded needle that field tested positive for methamphetamine. Also located were a bag with a white crystal like substance, a bag of marijuana, and 16 syringes.

 

Jennifer Bandy

Jennifer Bandy- On Dec. 21, Jennifer Bandy, 41, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with failure to appear in court on an ordinance charge for driving while revoked/suspended. Bond is set at $77.50.

 

Joedy Hill

Joedy Hill- On Dec. 20, Joedy Hill, 42, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Polk County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on an infraction charge. This is a no bond warrant.

 

Vincent Mansell

Vincent Mansell- On Dec. 19, Vincent Mansell, 39, El Dorado Springs, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with failure to appear in court on a class D misdemeanor no insurance and an infraction for no seat belt. Total bond is set $178.50 cash only.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle Mansell was driving for an equipment violation in April of 2019. While making contact with Mansell, the deputy observed an open beer can. Mansell was asked if he had been drinking and stated he had two beers. The deputy asked if he would submit to a preliminary breath test. The deputy administered the test and the results indicated a blood alcohol content of .05%.  

Joshua Young

Joshua Young- On Dec. 19, Joshua Young, 35, Appleton City, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging him with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance. This is a no bond warrant.

Cody Strutton

Cody Strutton- On Dec. 16, Cody Strutton, 22, unknown, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant for failure to pay fines on a class A misdemeanor stealing and a class C misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree. Total bond is set at $191.50 cash only.

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.

Brandon Wood

Brandon Wood- On Dec. 16, Brandon Wood, 27, Osceola, 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.

The original arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy stopped to check on a stranded motorist in March of 2019. After making contact with the driver and passenger, the deputy had the passenger, Wood, stand in front of the vehicle. When the deputy went to check Wood for weapons, the deputy observed Wood drop a glass pipe into the engine compartment on the vehicle.  

 

Matthew Hammer

Matthew Hammer- On Dec. 13, Matthew Hammer, 31, Butler, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on two Bates County warrants for failure to appear in court on misdemeanor charges. Total bond is set at $700 cash or surety.

 

Daryl Patterson

Daryl Patterson- On Dec. 5, Daryl Patterson, 30, Independence, was arrested by 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 $1,000 cash only.

 

 

 

 

Amy Shull

Amy Shull- On Dec. 5, Amy Shull, 47, Collins was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Hickory County warrant for failure to appear in court on a traffic violation. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety.

Jessica Thomas

Jessica Thomas- On Dec. 2, Jessica Thomas, 26, Osceola, was arrested on a St. Clair County warrant charging her with a class D felony possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia-prior drug offense, and a class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less. Total bond is set at $10,000 cash or surety.

The warrant comes after an investigation by the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office and the Mid Missouri Drug Task Force in November of 2019.

Ryan Greve

Ryan Greve- On Dec. 1, Ryan Greve, 27, Osceola, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a Kansas probation violation warrant. This is a no bond warrant.

William Rodriguez

William Rodriguez- On Nov. 28, William Rodriguez, 23, Springfield, was arrested by a St. Clair County deputy on a class A misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 11-35 grams. Rodriguez also had two outstanding warrants for failure to appear in court on an ordinance charge for exceeding the posted speed limit by 20-25 mph and an infraction charge for no seat belt. Total bond is set at $228 cash only.

The arrest comes after a St. Clair County deputy performed a traffic stop on the vehicle that Rodriguez was a passenger in for a moving traffic violation. When the deputy approached the vehicle, they could smell the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The deputy asked for consent to search the vehicle and it was granted. During the search of the vehicle, three plastic baggies with marijuana were recovered from the passenger area of the vehicle. Williams admitted to the marijuana to being his.

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 Dec. 28, St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NE 1150 Private Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputies spoke with Mark Winningham. Winningham stated someone had attempted to steal from his property but were unsuccessful due to the suspect vehicle getting stuck in his yard.

It appeared there were two suspect vehicles. One pulled the stuck vehicle out of the yard. Winningham stated they were trying to steal the golf cart out if his yard. It also appeared that they were trying to steal his boat that had been loaded with Winningham's property.

The deputies entered the residence and observed that someone had gone through multiple drawers in multiple rooms.

Estimated loss value unknown at the time of this report. Winningham stated he would get an estimate to repair his yard. He also stated he would contact the deputies if anything else was missing.

Evidence was collected from the scene.

Winningham advised the residence next to his had also been broken into. The deputies noticed a blue tote behind the residence that had tools in it. Winningham contacted the neighbor by phone. The home owner, Larry Fyfe, spoke to the deputy over the phone. The deputy advised Fyfe that it appeared as if someone had broken into his residence.

Fyfe advised he would come to the residence and assess the damage and to see if the tools were his. Fyfe did state the tools were in fact his and observed the damage to the front screen door.

Estimated loss value is $600.

Vehicle Tampering in Collins

On Dec. 28, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to Hawthorn Bank in Osceola to take a report from Lynn Melvin in reference to someone breaking into her vehicle. Melvin stated she parked her vehicle outside her residence on Coon Creek Road. When she went to start her vehicle on the morning of Dec. 27, she noticed her glove box was open and the contents were scattered all over the passenger seat. Melvin stated she asked her husband if he had been into the glove box and he advised he had not.

Melvin stated her personal checkbook was missing. Also missing was a small bag with miscellaneous items in it and new license plates for her vehicle.

Burglary in El Dorado Springs

On Dec. 25, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SW 900 Road in reference to a burglary. The deputy made contact with the home owner by phone. The home owner, Lawrence Cumpton, stated he left his residence around 8:30 a.m. on Christmas day. He stated when he returned home around noon, he noticed the glass front to his gun case had been broken. Crumpton stated four guns were missing from the case, but nothing else was missing from the residence.

The guns that are missing are a Savage model 110 (unknown caliber) rifle with a BSA scope, a Glenfield 30-30 rifle with a Tasco scope, a SCCY 9mm stainless steel pistol with Muddy Girl camouflage, and a Marlin bolt action .410 shotgun.

Total estimated loss value is $1,310. A person of interest has been named.

Burglary in Osceola

On Dec. 22, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NE 50 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival the deputy spoke with Casey Green and Joseph Arreola. Arreola stated he had unloaded Christmas presents from his vehicle, at around 3 p.m., into his residence. He placed his new Stihl MS250 chainsaw on the floor inside his residence. Arreola stated he and Green left the residence at around 4 p.m. When they returned back to the residence around 10 p.m., Arreola observed the front door to the residence open and the front porch light was unscrewed. Arreola advised the chainsaw was missing from where he had placed it. They checked the house to make sure they hadn't misplaced it.

A person of interest has been named.

Burglary in Osceola

On Dec. 17, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NE 320 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Paul Krider. Krider stated he was watching the residence while the owner was on vacation. Krider stated when he showed up to the house to feed the cat, he noticed the shed and the garage doors were open. Krider stated a black 2015 four door Jeep Cherokee was missing.

Krider stated he would try to contact the home owner to let them know what was going on.

Later in the day on Dec. 17, Sarah Russell, the daughter of the home owner, Hal Russell, called and spoke with the deputy. She stated she was at her father's house to see what was missing. She stated all of her mother's jewelry was missing along with all of her father's guns. Two hunting bows were also missing.

Dallas Russell, the son of the home owner, also provided a list of missing items to the deputy. Dallas stated all the guns where in a olive green gun safe and the entire safe was missing from the basement.

Missing items include an 8mm Mauser rifle, a .270 Savage with a Nikon scope, a 12 gauge semi-auto shotgun, a 12 gauge pump shot gun, a .22 HR pistol, a .22 Winchester rifle, a .22 synthetic rifle, a .22 bolt action rifle, a .22 single shot rifle, a .38 Colt pistol, a Martin compound bow, an Elite bow with pink string, 10 various knives of unknown make, a diamond ring, a diamond necklace, diamond earrings, several pearl necklaces along with various other necklaces and $500 cash. Estimated loss value is unknown at time of this report.

Burglary in Osceola

On Dec. 14, St. Clair County deputies were dispatched to a residence on NW 501 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Duke Johns. Johns stated his father-in- law's residence had been broke into. Johns stated someone had cut the lock to one of the sheds and pulled the lawn mower out. A lock on a different shed had also been cut off. Johns stated when he walked up to the residence he noticed a window AC unit had been pushed into the residence.

Johns showed the deputies the inside of the residence where a metal gun safe was broke into. Johns stated two guns were missing. The first gun was a model 60 Marlin .22 long rifle. Gun number two was a non operable revolver.

Johns stated nothing else seemed to be missing, but would know better when his father-in-law got to the residence to check.

Estimated loss value is $350.

Stealing in Collins

On Dec. 13, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to Mike's Towing in Collins in reference to a possible stealing. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Mike Garlett. Garlett stated a trailer loaded with wood had been towed for the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Dec. 8. The trailer was taken from the lot at approximately 2:25 a.m. on Dec. 9. Garlett stated he reviewed the video, but it was too dark to make out the truck or the driver.

Estimated loss value of the bill is $500.

Stealing in Collins

On Dec. 10, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to SW Highway PP in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Mike Garlett. Garlett stated when he had entered one of his sheds, he noticed that two of his chainsaws were not where he had left them. He also stated a green soft sided tackle box full of crappie lures was missing along with three five gallon gas cans, full of gas.

Total estimated loss value is $850.

Burglary in El Dorado Springs

On Dec. 10, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 600 Road in reference to a burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Patricia Davis. Davis was informed by a friend that Davis' garage had been broken into over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Davis stated she went to the garage on Dec. 6 to see if anything was taken. She stated an ARC welder along with welding rods and welding helmet, a power washer, a Stihl weed eater, two compound bows, a golf bag full of clubs, five power tools and assorted hand tools were missing.

Estimated loss value is $2,050.

Recovered Stolen Vehicle from Collins

On Dec. 8, Hickory County contacted St. Clair County stating they had found a wrecked out 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe. When they ran the license plate of the vehicle, it came back to a resident of St. Clair County.

A St. Clair County deputy went to the registered owner's residence and asked if he owned a 1999 Chevrolet. The owner, Jerry Walker, stated he did own a Tahoe. Walker stated that someone must have taken it during the night. Walker stated he may have not noticed it missing since there are a lot of vehicles on the property.

The deputy informed Walker the Tahoe was located on Highway 123 just outside of Weaubleau, Missouri. The vehicle was towed to the owner's residence. Once there, the St. Clair County deputy collected evidence and took photos of the vehicle.

Stolen Vehicle from Osceola

On Dec. 5, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NE Highway CC in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Jennifer Berns. Berns stated they had gone fishing in the morning and when they returned to the residence at 12:30 p.m. the vehicle gone. Berns stated the vehicle is a pearl white 2014 Chevrolet Malibu. Berns also stated her purse was inside the vehicle.

Total estimated loss value is $7,040. A person of interest has been named.

Stolen Vehicle from Osceola

On Dec. 3, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on SE 475 Road in reference to a stolen pick-up truck. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with Gary and Paula Thomas. Gary stated he and his wife were sitting in their living room watching TV around 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2, when they noticed tail lights leaving their driveway. Gary stated he has a friend that has been staying in the garage apartment and assumed it was him leaving so they did not think about it too much.

When Gary awoke on the morning of Dec. 3, he noticed his silver in color 2006 GMC pick-up missing from the driveway. Gary stated he checked with his neighbors to see if anyone had borrowed his truck. All the neighbors did not know anything about his vehicle.

Gary stated there were multiple tools in the truck as well. There was a DeWalt tool kit, a Black and Decker tool kit, an electrician's tool bag, a Ram Set nail gun, a truck bed tool box, two full five gallons containers of gas, a log chain, a set of jumper cables, and miscellaneous tool bags with tools.

Total estimated loss value is $9,009. A person of interest has been named. A request for prosecution was signed.

Property Damage in Gerster

On Nov. 29, a St. Clair County deputy was dispatched to a residence on NE 1133 Road in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke to Dennis Davis. Davis stated on Nov. 27, he heard a loud truck stop near his residence around 1:50 a.m. Davis stated he heard someone open the screen door on his residence and they attempted to open the main door. Davis then stated he heard his screen door shut so he retrieved his rifle. Davis noticed the motion lights were on at two of his sheds. Davis stated he fired a shot in the direction of one of his sheds, into some trees. Davis stated he could hear the suspect(s) running away.

Davis stated his wife went to the shed on Nov. 29, and noticed the padlock clasp was broken with the padlock still attached.

It was unknown if anything was missing at the time of this report.

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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